Welcome to Randel's Dates.

This information sheet is produced by Randel on a volunteer basis & it is wise to confirm dates etc. because things change and sometimes mistakes are made! Send her a message on

 whatsonatwhitecliffs@gmail.com 

or 0457 478 759 if you see something that may be of interest to the people of White Cliffs or if you would like to receive a copy..

Are you holding a meeting?  Don’t forget the Listen 6 hearing system so that those with some hearing loss can take part!  
It can be booked and collected from the White Cliffs Sporting Club—ph. 0457 478 759 or contact Dick Wagner

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 MORE THAN $584 MILLION TO HELP DROUGHT-AFFECTED FARMERS
Support for farmers and their families facing drought has been boosted by $284 million in the NSW Budget 2018, bringing the NSW Government’s drought relief package to well over half a billion dollars.
For more information go to 

https://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/climate-and-emergencies/droughthub.

Þ The NSW/ACT Regional Achievement and Community Awards  
These awards are designed to encourage, acknowledge and reward the valuable contributions individuals, communities and businesses are making throughout regional and rural NSW & the ACT. 
Nominations close Thursday 16th August 2018.
 CLICK HERE

Þ Hay Inc. Rural Education Training Program
Young people with an interest in agriculture can gain hands-on experience through the Hay Inc. Rural Education training program which was launched to address the dwindling numbers of jackaroos and jillaroos training on properties.
Hay Inc. is now taking expressions of interest for the next intake to commence in February 2019.

For more information www.hayinc.com.au 
Email: info@hayinc.com.au or Ph: 0439 938 119

Þ Australian Regional Development Conference Innovation Awards
The Regional Development Innovation Awards recognise and showcase organisations and individuals who demonstrate innovation and aim to better serve their communities across Australia. 
Entries close Monday 23 July 2018 
For more information please contact the Conference Secretariat on 07 5502 2068 or email 

secretariat@regionaldevelopment.org.au or 

https://regionaldevelopment.org.au/awards2018/

Þ John Ralph Essay Competition 
The topic for the 2018 John Ralph Essay Competition is: 
Society should determine the right to farm.
There are two categories for this competition:
The 
Open category is open to anyone, including students, farmers, agribusiness participants, policy-makers, consultants, researchers, etc.
The 
Novice category is open to persons 25 years of age or under, on Saturday 31st of December 2018. 
The two winning entries will be selected by a panel of judges and these will be published in the Summer 2018 edition of the 
Farm Policy Journal, to be released in December, 2018.
Visit the 
Australian Farm Institute website for more information. 
Entries close 5pm on Monday, 3 September 2018.

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Check out the weekly & monthly events further down the page!

The Next 7 days

Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays 9am to 2.30pm White Cliffs Hall
White Cliffs Work for the Dole Program (WFD)
Feel free to visit, drop off or pick up sewing jobs, pop in for a cuppa and discuss your community ideas. Maybe we can turn them into WFD activities.
Supervisor: Jane Stevenson 0429601870

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 9am to 2pm The Art House (opposite the White Cliffs Health Clinic)
Art Group Painting
Donation $2 
All Welcome—contact Jane Stevenson

Mondays,  3-5pm White Cliffs Hall .  
Table tennis - players welcome
Contact  Barbara Gasch

Tuesday, June 19 7.30 pm—White Cliffs Community Hall
White Cliffs Miners’ Association
Email:  wcma2012@hotmail.com 
                        President: Ron Dowton  08 8091 6711,  
                        Vice President Brad Atkins 08 8091 6635, 
                        Secretary/Treasurer Jane Stevenson 0438790510. . 
                        Committee:  Doug Brook, Dick Wagner, Jurgen Hecht, Graeme Dowton

Wednesday, June 20  White Cliffs Health Service
Dermatology Clinic—Dr Christine Riordan (Richardson)
Please note:  CBMC Dermatology appointments—Patients will require a referral and must see the GP for a skin check prior to seeing the dermatologist
RFDS—Mike Forster 
No Mental Health

Thursdays 7.30pm  White Cliffs Hall
Indoor bowls
Gold coin donation, bring a plate. 
Contact: Ron Dowton
All welcome

Fridays, 10.00am  Outback Corner Store
Craft 
Join the ladies as they sew, knit & natter.
All welcome

Fridays, 3-5pm White Cliffs Hall
Table tennis
players welcome.  
Contact Barbara Gasch

Fridays  6pm 
Locals dinner at the Store.  Bookings preferred.  
Visitors always welcome.

Saturday, June 23  7 pm  Red Earth Opal Café
Nick Barker LIVE at REO
Nick is an Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist who formed a rock, power pop band, Nick Barker & the Reptiles, in March 1988.

Their cover version of Cockney Rebel's "

Make Me Smile (Come Up and See Me)" reached the top 30 on the Australian Recording Industry Association(ARIA) 

Singles Chart in November 1989. They provided two top 40 albums on the related ARIA Albums Chart, Goin' to Pieces (1989) and After the Show(1991). He formed another group, Barker, in 1993, and their single, "Time Bomb", was listed at No. 20 on 

Triple J Hottest 100 for 1994. Barker then went solo from 1995. 
Tickets: 

https://parlourgigs.com/gigs/5aaf4d0ad8a6a9780128d4c1

Sundays 8am   White Cliffs Sporting Club     
Email:  

WCSC2836.secretary@gmail.com

Golf      

Sundays,  4 pm White Cliffs Hotel/Motel
Euchre—All welcome

Sunday June 24 White Cliffs Sporting Club
6pm Bar open
7pm Dinner  
ALL WELCOME

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Tuesday, June 26  10 am to 4 pm  Caradoc Station near White Cliffs
Western Local Land Services Erosion Control Workshop focussing on the Ecosystem Management Understanding approach
Presented by Hugh Pringle & Paul Theakston with input from landholders
Morning tea, lunch & afternoon tea provided

Please RSVP for catering purposes to Mr Theakston on (02) 6836 1575 or via 

paul.theakston@lls.nsw.gov.au

Landholders wanting further information on the EMU approach can visit 

www.emulandrecovery.org.au

This workshop is funded through Catchment Action NSW

Wednesday, June 27  White Cliffs Health Service
RFDS—Jo Ho
Mental Health—Vivian Bachelier

Thursday, June 28, 3.30 pm  White Cliffs Community Hall
Hall Committee Meeting
Secretary:  Clair Innes

June 29 Nominations close for Far West District Health Service staff recognition awards.
Nomination forms are available on-line on the Far West LHD website, from the health service or by contacting 

FWLHD-Feedback@health.nsw.gov.au.

Sunday, July 1  White Cliffs Sporting Club
12 noon to 5pm—Bar open
1pm—roast lunch
Come along for cards, pool, darts and chess
ALL WELCOME

1st Monday White Cliffs Historical Vehicles Club from April to December  
Vice-President Rob Dyson
Secretary Bert Gale

Tuesday, July 3  Wilcannia Health Service
Wilcannia Youth Clinic
For ages 14+
Confidential and free

Friday, July 6  NSW school holidays start

Friday, July 6 to Sunday, July 8 White Cliffs Underground Art Festival—Art Friday July 6, 7.30pm  Exhibition Opening Night
$15 Entry includes Canapés, Wines available additional cost.
Saturday, July 7,Art Exhibition—White Cliffs Community Hall
Historic Opal trail—maps available at the hall
Local art — Art House
Street stalls
6pm   
VIP Dinner (prebooking required) includes concert $70
8pm  
Concert  $35  Theatre Sports and Improvisation with the Mighty Little Puppet Show
Music & Dance with Euripi
The Joy Baldwin Dancers
You are invited to dress to the theme “Time Passages”

Sunday, July 8  8.30 am  Short Film Festival & Breakfast  White Cliffs Community Hall  - $15 
Contacts:  Cree Marshall (Chairperson), Cherryl Fyffe (Art exhibition), Hayley Atkins (Saturday night entertainment & history trail), Rex D. (Gwen Rowe/White Cliffs exhibition), Glenys Smiley (craft table), Sacha Sullivan (catering)

Sunday, August 5  White Cliffs Sporting Club
12 noon to 5pm—Bar open
1pm—roast lunch
Come along for cards, pool, darts and chess
ALL WELCOME

Monday August 6, White Cliffs Clinic
White Cliffs Health Council (
closed meeting)
            Any queries, questions or issues can be raised with the Health Council members:
            Bill Hoskins                                        Dick Wagner
            Annette Turner                                    Bert Gale
            Vicky White                                        Randel Greene
            Ros Shannon  Jenny Hoskins

Tuesday, July 3  Wilcannia Health Service
Wilcannia Youth Clinic
For ages 14+
Confidential and free

1st Monday White Cliffs Historical Vehicles Club from April to December  
Vice-President Rob Dyson
Secretary Bert Gale

Monday, August 6  White Cliffs Public School
Sports Day Practice

Tuesday, August 7 
School Of The Air Sports Day

Wednesday, August 8
School Choral Festival

Wednesday, August 8  White Cliffs Health Service
Ophthalmology Clinic—Richard Rawson & Bruce Rigby

Thursday, August 9 & Friday, August 10  Broken Hill
Broken Hill Athletics Carnival (for those who qualify)

Sunday, August 5  White Cliffs Sporting Club
12 noon to 5pm—Bar open
1pm—roast lunch
Come along for cards, pool, darts and chess
ALL WELCOME

Sunday, September 2  White Cliffs Sporting Club
12 noon to 5pm—Bar open
1pm—roast lunch
Come along for cards, pool, darts and chess
ALL WELCOME

Monday, September 17  Wilcannia Health Service Appointments through Kerry, HSC 08 8080 3735
Dermatology Clinic—Dr Ian McCrossin
Please note:  CBMC Dermatology appointments—Patients will require a referral and must see the GP for a skin check prior to seeing the dermatologist

Friday, September 28  NSW school holidays start

Monday, October 15 NSW school holidays end

Wednesday, December 19  NSW school holiday end.

 

Weekly Activities:
Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays & the 1st Thursday of the month   9am to 2.30pm White Cliffs Hall
White Cliffs Work for the Dole Program (WFD)
Feel free to visit, drop off or pick up sewing jobs, pop in for a cuppa and discuss your community ideas. Maybe we can turn them into WFD activities.
Supervisor: Jane Stevenson 0429601870

Wednesdays & Fridays  
St. Mary’s Pharmacy, Wilcannia delivery to White Cliffs

Monday & Fridays, 3-5pm 
Table tennis at the Hall - players welcome.  
Contact Barbara Gasch???.

Thursdays  7.30pm 
Indoor bowls at the Hall– all welcome—
Gold coin donation, bring a plate.  Contact Ron Dowton

Fridays, 10.30am  
Craft at the Red Earth Café or other locations when Red Earth is closed.  
Join the ladies as they sew, knit & natter.
Shirley Owen is offering some alpaca wool for the spinners.  Contact her on 
ethelfarmer@hotmail.com if you would like her to bring some up for you.

Fridays  6pm 
Locals dinner at the Store.  Bookings preferred.  
Visitors always welcome.

White Cliffs Sporting Club     
Email:  WCSC2836.secretary@gmail.com
Golf—Any day, any time.  $5 green fee (honesty system applies).  Clubs available for hire—even left-handed.
                        Club rooms available for hire—catering available
                        Sundays,         8 am  
Golf      
First Sunday—Bar open 12 noon to 5pm
Lunch 1pm

6pm  
Bar open—volunteers with RSA certificates needed  
                        7pm 
Dinner  (Feb/March to Dec) volunteers needed to help serve & clean up

Sundays,  4 pm White Cliffs Hotel/Motel
Euchre—All welcome

Sundays—10am  Wilcannia St. John’s Catholic Church
            Liturgy

White Cliffs Swimming Pool
run by the White Cliffs Swimming Pool Committee (s355 committee of the Central Darling Shire.)
            Chairperson:  Dick Wagner
Robyn Taylor—Secretary

            
For further information please contact Shire Services on 08 8083 8900. 
                    
Season: November - March

Other Activities:

1st Monday White Cliffs Historical Vehicles Club from April to December  
Vice-President Rob Dyson
Secretary Bert Gale

1st Monday February, April, June, August, October, December
White Cliffs Health Council (closed meeting)
            Any queries, questions or issues can be raised with the Health Council members:
            Bill Hoskins                                        Dick Wagner
            Annette Turner                                    Bert Gale
            Vicky White                                        Randel Greene
            Ros Shannon  Jenny Hoskins

2nd Tuesday—February, April, June, August, October
White Cliffs Sporting Club Committee meeting
            All correspondence to 
WCSC2836.secretary@gmail.com
                        President: Dick Wagner, 
                        Treasurer: Fran Schonberg
                        Secretary: Hayley Atkins

3rd Tuesday in the month 7.30 pm—from April to October.  White Cliffs Miners Association meetings. 
Email:  wcma2012@hotmail.com 
                        President: Ron Dowton  08 8091 6711,  
                        Vice President Brad Atkins 08 8091 6635, 
                        Secretary/Treasurer Jane Stevenson 0438790510. . 
                        Committee:  Doug Brook, Dick Wagner, Jurgen Hecht, Graeme Dowton

Fire Brigade.—contact Rick Taylor, Fire Brigade Captain.

Tourist Association White Cliffs—contact Linda George

SES—contact Graeme Wellings

Underground Arts Festival (bi-annual)  - contact Cree Marshall

Hall Committee  - contact Clair Innes, Secretary

White Cliffs Community Association—caravan park
contact Rob Dyson

4th Wednesday of each month—Central Darling Shire Council Meeting  9am 
http://www.centraldarling.nsw.gov.au/council/council-meetings-centraldarling/1166041-2015-council-meetings

Helping White Cliffs Hear (FRRR Caring for Ageing Regional Australians funded)
The equipment, Listen 6 hearing system, is available for everyone to use.  The boxes contain a transmitter, 6 personal receivers, 6 ear buds, 2 personal hearing loops, a conference microphone. & feedback forms  It is very simple to use and should help those with hearing difficulties hear everything that goes on.   
People with hearing aids will need to have the telecoil activated to use the personal hearing loop.  Check for a “T” switch or ask your hearing service.
If you have a function where this would be useful please contact Dick Wagner at Southern Cross Opals or 
rgreene@bigpond.com

 

2nd Wednesday of the month Wilcannia  Safe House Woore Street.  
            Far West Community Legal Centre  
http://www.farwestclc.org.au/
            The Far West Community Legal Centre assists people who cannot afford the service of a private law firm and who are not eligible for legal aid.
            They offer free legal information and advice, community legal education and lobbying for changes to laws that are unfair.
            Tel: 1800 300 036  or  08 8088 2020   Fax: 08 8088 2060   Email: 
reception@farwestclc.org.au

2nd Sunday of the month 11 am—St Mary’s Church, White Cliffs  IF REQUESTED!
            Church Service
            
Contact Mary Wilson   0408 858 718 wilhampe@gmail.com  
                Parish Office:    PO Box 185, Broken Hill, NSW  2880
            Tel: 08 8087 4402       
            email 
bhfwanglicans@yahoo.com.au


2nd Sunday of the month—3pm    
Wilcannia  Hospital Conference Room
            Anglican Church Service
            Contact Mary Wilson   0408 858 718 
wilhampe@gmail.com  
                Parish Office:    PO Box 185, Broken Hill, NSW  2880
            Tel: 08 8087 4402       
            email 
bhfwanglicans@yahoo.com.au

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