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Community Service Announcements

Dubbo Farmers Markets | 1st & 3rd Saturday of the Month

On the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month - rain, hail or shine locals and visitors alike get together to enjoy and appreciate the feast of fresher, tastier produce from your local producers. 


Held from 8 am to 12 noon on the lawn of the home of the Dubbo Farmers Market, The Macquarie Lions Park, situated behind the Visitor Information Centre on the corner of Newell Highway and Macquarie Street, Dubbo. 

The markets offer a range of seasonal fresh produce, fresh fruit and vegetables, herbs and plants. 

There is also fresh bread, a selection of local pork, beef and lamb, award winning olive oils, preserves, jams, marinates honey, wine, nuts and so much more. 

Enjoy our fresh breakfast and coffee options with family and friends before you start exploring the regional produce, sampling and taking home all the goodies you will need to prepare your own gourmet dishes at home.



Gilgandra C.W.A Markets | 1st Saturday of Every Month

Held at Gilgandra Community Plaza in Miller Street. From  9am until 1pm.

New and Pre loved goods | Cakes | Jewellery | Many more various stalls.

Coo-ee Lodge Ladies sell Bacon & Egg Rolls for $5 each.

All stall holders welcome - cost $5.00 per table.

For bookings or enquiries please ring:

Hilda Newstead: 02 6847 1270

Jane Coxsedge: 0408 466 124

All Proceeds go to the Gilgandra Evening Branch



Black Dog Ride | 1 Dayer 2019

Black Dog Ride's Annual One Dayer aims to start a national conversation about depression and suicide prevention

Get the country talking and join your local one dayer at Dubbo! 

"Going Bush" to Mungery Hall | Sunday 17th March 

Start Time & Location: from 7:30am, Macquarie Inn Dubbo | Total Distance: 175km (85km outbound, 90km return)

Supporting the regional community of Mungery and District. 

 

Register today: blackdogride.com.au 

For more information, contact Wayne Amor via email on: dubbo@blackdogride.com.au 

 



Central West Local Land Services | Practical Workshops

Central West Local Land Services are working with Geoff Duddy and Jeff House to deliver free hands-on, practical workshops to assist producers make key decisions for livestock production improvement and reproductive success.

For further information, visit the website centralwest.lls.nsw.gov.au or contact Wendy Gill on 0438 358 819



Central West Local Land Services | Resilient communities small grants

Understanding that sometimes a small grant can have a significant impact, Central West Local Land Services are offering grants to community focused groups with a passion for what is important to them.

- Includes improving soil health

- Supporting and protecting native vegetation and terrestrial habitat

- Protecting or preserving Cultural Heritage values and more

Your application may support: 

- Engagement or capacity building workshops

- Purchases to increase capacity of your team e.g.: GPS, field cameras, mapping software etc 

If you're looking to start 2019 off with a positive funding boost between $1000-$5000, take advantage of this fantastic opportunity.

Applications must adhere to grant guidelines and to be completed online by Thursday 14 February 

Have any questions? Guidelines can be found via the website https://centralwest.lls.nsw.gov.au/, or direct any questions to Brooke Kirkman, Snr Land Services Officer - Communities Central West Local Land Services

Ph: 02 6850 1619

M: 0427 069 851

E: brooke.kirkman@lls.nsw.gov.au 



Dubbo Cycle Club | Last Track Carnival at No.1 Oval

Saturday 9th February

First race of the Senior Carnival | 4pm to continue under lights into the evening

There are 100 Senior Riders entered. Riders are travelling from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and all locations in between to take on the local Dubbo riders who are included as some of the best Australia has to offer.

Visiting riders who have raced on the world stage include 2015 World Championships rider Scott Law and Canadian National Champion Lizzanne Fox. 

Local riders include Darrell Wheeler, Graeme Peadon, Kurt & Dylan Eather, Simone Grounds, Haylee Fuller and Jason Farr, all current Australian Champions. 

More details are available from Club Vice President - Jason Farr, he can be contacted on 0428 634 990 or Club Publicity Officer, Gary Barber on 0417 297 670 



Dubbo Regional Library Programs & Events February 2019

Library Lovers’ Day at Dubbo Library 

Thursday 14 February. Join in the celebrations including:

- Morning tea and photo booth from 10.00am - 12.00pm

- Blind date with a book

- Borrow on the day to go into the draw to win a box of chocolates!

Free. Bookings not required. Enquiries: 6801 4510

 

Seniors Week: Retirement Village Living talk at Dubbo Library

Tuesday 19th February 10.30 am – 11.30 am

Jessica Allan, Senior Solicitor at Legal Aid NSW will present a guide to retirement village living in New South Wales.

The session will include what you should know before entering into a contract, rights and obligations of both you and the operator, and what happens when you are ready to leave.

Morning tea provided. Free. Bookings required: 6801 4510

 

Book launch and author talk with Andrew Dunkley

Wednesday 20 February 2019 6.00pm
Join local author Andrew Dunkley at Dubbo Library for the launch of his science fiction novel, Parallax. This is Andrew's first foray into the sci-fi genre but it has always been his favourite kind of story.

Light refreshments provided. Free. Bookings required: Book online mrl.eventbrite.com or phone 6801 4510.

 

Author talk: Steve Matthews

Monday 25 February 2019 6.00pm
Join Australian author Steve Matthews at Dubbo Library as he discusses his novel, The Skinny Girl.

The Skinny Girl, a thought-provoking story about a victim of emotional domestic abuse, explores the way attitudes and values contribute to abuse, and the path to change.

Light refreshments provided. Free. Bookings required Book online: mrl.eventbrite.com or phone 6801 4510.

 

 

All upcoming events are also listed on our webpage http://www.mrl.nsw.gov.au/programs-and-events/upcoming-events

 


 



Manser Consulting | Free Services

Manser Consulting will be in Dubbo over the next few months and as needed in relation to the Royal Commission in to child sexual abuse.

If you have been a victim of abuse in Government Institutions, including Churches, Schools, Scouts, Orphanages and State Run boys and girls homes and prisons and would like to make an appointment or speak with someone about this free service, please phone Jacob on 0450 815 402



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