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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..

We’re on Facebook!!! Shelby Mannion has started up a What’s On In White Cliffs Facebook page and we’ve added a Google calendar to help keep track of things. Just contact Shelby or Randel or leave a visitor’s post if you want something included.

White Cliffs now has two web pages.
Tourist Association, White Cliffs http://www.whitecliffsnsw.com.au
Rex D. http://www.whitecliffsnsw.com.

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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WHITE CLIFFS WATER RESTRICTIONS
All Residents and Visitors are advised that the following water restrictions will upgraded and apply in White Cliffs commencing Friday 25 January 2019.
Due to drought conditions, limited above ground storage and minimal rainfall expected, consumers are urged to minimise water usage.
Level 4 Restrictions are as follows:
Hand held hoses may be used for garden watering for 1 hr/day from 6:00am to 9:00am, and from 7:00pm to 10:00pm only.
Drip irrigation systems to be limited to 4 hours per week.
Washing of cars with hoses is not permitted, buckets ok.
No sprinklers allowed.


Þ White Cliffs Australia Day Awards
Congratulations to:
Rachelle Gillick—Sportsperson of the Year
Woodstock in White Cliffs—Event of the Year


Þ Shire Administrator Appointed
A new Administrator has been appointed to Central Darling Shire Council.
Bob Stewart, has been appointed to the position until the next council election on 12 September 2020.
Mr Stewart started his appointment on January 25, 2019. Mr Wright remains in his role until 1 March 2019. An inaugural visit to the Shire is planned for early February


Þ Free Pool Entry
Council advises due to the heat, river conditions and to discourage the community swimming in the river, entry to all Council pools is free for the remainder of the season.


Þ Positions Vacant
Executive Director, West Darling Art
For a full position description and selection criteria plus any enquiries please contact:
Kathy Graham, Chairperson, West Darling Arts Inc.
Applications addressing the selection criteria are to be emailed to kathygraham@internode.on.net by COB Monday, 18th February 2019.

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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 10am to 1pm The Art House (opposite the White Cliffs Health Clinic)
Art Group Painting
Donation $2
All Welcome—contact Jane Stevenson 0429 601 870 if unattended.

Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 10am to 1pm The Art House
Op Shop
Contact Jane on 0429 601 870 if you want to go through outside these hours.

Thursday, January 31 & Friday, February 1, 9am to 3pm 102 Turleys Hill
Dhyani’s Garage Sale

Thursday, Jan 31 to Saturday, February 1 (4?)
White Cliffs Public School Staff Development Days

Fridays, 10.00am White Cliffs Outback Store
Craft
Join the ladies as knit, sew & 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.

Sundays 8am White Cliffs Sporting Club
Email: WCSC2836.secretary@gmail.com
Golf

Sundays, 12-2pm White Cliffs Hotel/Motel
Lunch

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

Monday, February 4, 12.30 pm
White Cliffs Health Council (closed meeting)
Any queries, questions or issues can be raised with the Health Council members:
Secretary: Bill Hoskins Chairperson: Dick Wagner
Annette Turner Bert Gale
Vicky White Randel Greene
Ros Forrest Jenny Hoskins

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

Tuesday, February 5
Students Return to White Cliffs Public School

Wednesday, February 6 White Cliffs Health Service
RFDS Clinic
GP: Victoria Bradley
Dental: Lyn Mayne, Suzanne Moore
Mental Health: Vivan Bachelier

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

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Friday, February 8 & Saturday 9 Broken Hill Musicians Club, 276 Crystal Street, Broken Hill
Screenworks on Tour
A series of Masterclasses on documentary, drama and pitching your production.
$80.21 General admission, $40.66 Friday Documentary, $40.66 Saturday Drama
https://screenworks.com.au/event/screenworks-on-tour-a-series-of-masterclasses-on-documentary-drama-and-pitching-your-production/

Wednesday, February 13, 10.30 am White Cliffs Community Hall
White Cliffs ILUAs meeting with the Crown Lands Department
Teleconferencing dial in for the meeting (provided by Crown Land) - Phone 1800 672 949, Passcode 7259 2584 4762#
Contact Ali Couch, Executive Assistant, Central Darling Shire,
21 Reid Street | WILCANNIA | NSW | 2836
Postal Address | PO Box 165 | WILCANNIA |NSW | 2836
Contact |T (08) 8083 8900 |M 0429 915 902 | F (08) 8091 5994
ali.couch@centraldarling.nsw.gov.au
for enquiries, a copy of the agenda or if you wish to receive the minutes.

Thursday, February 14 White Cliffs Health Service
RFDS Clinic
GP: Jo Ho
Primary Health Nurse: Kerri Rothery
Mental Health: Susan Jordan, Anne Te Kawa

Wednesday, February 20 White Cliffs Health Service
RFDS Clinic
GP: Jo Ho
Mental Health: Vivan Bachelier, Ann Te Kawa

Monday February 25 to Friday, March 1 (?)
White Cliffs Public School—5/6 Victor Harbour PE Camp

Wednesday, February 27 White Cliffs Health Service
RFDS Clinic
GP: Stephen Jelbart
Mental Health: Susan Jordan, Ann Te Kawa

Tuesday, March 12 Wilcannia
Roadshow around NSW to access drought support
The NSW Government is partnering with NBN Co to help farmers and local businesses in drought-affected areas access support through a roadshow around NSW from January to March.
The outreach activities may help to provide support to farmers and businesses to access drought support for the first time, or assist with any issues people are experiencing accessing the range of available support.
Representatives from Federal and State Government agencies, as well as Salvation Army, St Vincent de Paul Society and Rotary Australia World Community Service have also been invited to attend to distribute a range of immediate support as part of the Government’s $30 million Drought Community Support Initiative.
Information on the Government’s range of other support measures will also be available, including the Farm Household Allowance, tax assistance measures, farm investment and drought loans, employment assistance, insurance rebates and the Rural Financial Counselling Service.
The NBN Co.'s satellite vehicles will provide a free Wi-Fi service to assist in lodging online claims for drought assistance at these events.
More information on the Government’s drought support initiatives is available at www.agriculture.gov.au/ag-farm-food/drought

Thursday, March 14 White Cliffs Hotel/Motel
Riverina Redneck Car Rally (180 people)
http://www.riverinaredneckrally.com.au/
A 5 day rally starting in Balranald & ending in Hay
Raising money to support Country Hope, a family centred support organization for children diagnosed with cancer and other life threatening illnesses.
White Cliffs to provide dinner/breakfast & packed lunch
All enquiries to the White Cliffs Hotel/Motel

Monday, March 18
White Cliffs Underground Motel reopens.

Friday, April 19 (Good Friday) 12 noon White Cliffs Cemetery
Karl Brunnemeyer’s Memorial Gathering
The family invite all who knew Karl to join them and say a few words in remembrance of Karl
Refreshments afterwards at the White Cliffs Sporting Club

Friday, September 13 to Sunday, September 15 Broken Hill
Broken Heel Festival
Life Outback is Never A Drag!
www.bhfestival.com or on Facebook.

May 17-19
White Cliffs Music Festival
https://whitecliffsmusicfestival.com.au/

Tuesday, May 21 White Cliffs Community Hall
Wills, Power of Attorney and Guardianship
Conducted by the NSW Trustee and Guardian in Broken Hill.
The purpose of the visit is to prepare and sign Wills, Power of Attorney’s and Enduring Guardians, provide information and advice on these documents.
It is anticipated that during the course of the day they will also present a talk on Wills, Power of Attorney and Enduring Guardians and answer any question from attendees.

Saturday, June 22 Red Earth Café
50/60’s music night
- to be confirmed

Saturday, July 6, 6pm White Cliffs Hotel
Honor’s Naughty 40th

Saturday, July 11, 2019
Milparinka Gymkhana

Saturday, July 27 Red Earth Cafe
Christmas in July—a fund raiser for Calvin’s medical aid trips in Tanzania & Fiji
To be confirmed

Saturday, August 17 & Sunday, August 18, 2019 White Cliffs Hall
White Cliffs Gem Fest

Saturday, August 31 White Cliffs Community Hall
Country Dance/Mechanical bull ride/dinner— a fund raiser for the White Cliffs Underground Arts Festival

Sunday, September 1, am Bill O’Reilly Oval
Breakfast & Fathers’ Day Cricket Match—a fund raiser for the White Cliffs Underground Arts Festival

Sunday, September 1, White Cliffs Sporting Club
Fathers’ Day Lunch

Sunday, October 20 White Cliffs Community Hall
Shitbox Rally (400 to 550 people)
https://www.shitboxrally.com.au/the-event/
Starting in Melbourne on October 19 & travelling via Birdsville to finish in Townsville on October 25.
Raising money for the Cancer Council.
Enquiries & if you’d like to help: Graeme Wellings or White Cliffs Hotel/Motel

Tuesday, October 22 to Thursday, October Broken Hill
Healthy Landcare, Health Landscapes—2019 NSW Landcare and Local Land Services Conference
www/nswlandcareconference.com.au
www.facebook.com/nswlandcarecandlocallandservicesconference
www.twitter.com/nswlandconf

2020

April 1 to April 4, 2020 Broken Hill
Australia Women Pilots’ Association National Conference
Contact: Dominique Brassier T: 04 0790 3330 dominique_b@llnet.net.au

Saturday, May 9 2020 Silverton
World Largest Gathering of Indian Motorcycle Ride & Rally
Contact: Christine Keeble, M. 0418 970 963 or chris@ckck.com.au

Friday, August 14 to Sunday, August 16 White Cliffs Community Hall/CWA rooms/National Parks
White Cliffs Underground Arts Festival
I See Red!
To be confirmed

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@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:
Secretary: Bill Hoskins Chairperson: Dick Wagner
Annette Turner Bert Gale
Vicky White Randel Greene
Ros Forrest Jenny Hoskins

3rd Tuesday in the month 7.30 pm—from April to October.
White Cliffs Miners Association
Email: wcma2012@hotmail.com
President: Ron Dowton 08 8091 6711,
Vice President: Rusty Wagner,
Secretary/Treasurer: Jane Stevenson 0438790510. .
Committee: Dave Brown, Tina Brown, Doug Brook, Brian Eakin, Brian Greenwood, Graeme Dowton

White Cliffs Sporting Club Committee
All correspondence to WCSC2836@gmail.com
President: Dick Wagner,
Treasurer: Fran Schonberg
Secretary: Hayley Atkins
General committee: Peter Thomassen, Rita Veroude, Frank Veroude

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

Tourist Association White Cliffs—contact Fran Schonberg

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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