Gunnedah Shire: Lifestyle



Gunnedah residents are spoilt for choice when it comes to lifestyle! With galleries and museums for everything, from art to transport, Gunnedah is home to a thriving cultural scene. The modern theatre complex not only houses the cinema complex, but also attracts many theatrical and musical performances. All of these activities have stimulated strong art, musical and dramatic societies.

For those seeking more active pursuits, there are many sporting activities to choose from. Gunnedah has an 18-hole golf course, a heated swimming complex, world-class gymnasium and numerous well-maintained ovals and playing fields. Gunnedah is well recognized in the region as a town which has excellent Sporting Facilities and caters for the majority of sports.

For a full listing of community and sporting groups, Gunnedah Shire Council maintains a community directory on their website here.

Visitor Information Centre

Address: Anzac Park, South St Gunnedah
Phone: (02) 6740 2230
Website: www.visitgunnedah.com.au
2013 Official Gunnedah Visitor’s Guide (15MB PDF File)

Community Groups


Country Women’s Association
Garden Club
Gunnedah Aero Club
Gunnedah & District Historical Society
Gunnedah District Development Board
Gunnedah Legacy Group
Gunnedah Motoring Enthusiasts
Gunnedah RSPCA Volunteer Branch
Gunnedah Show Society
Gunnedah Toastmasters
Gunnedah Urban Landcare Group
Gunnedah Vintage Vehicle Club
Lions Club
Mullaley Improvement Group
Red Cross
Redbank Landcare Group
Rotary Club
Walcha Show Society
V.I.E.W. Club
Zonta Club of Gunnedah


Community Groups

Country Women’s Association

Curlewis
Meets: 3rd Monday of each month at 9.30am
Contact: Mrs Glenda Neil – 02 6744 1119

Emerald Hill
Meets: 2nd Thursday of each month at 10am
Meets at: Members’ homes & Emerald Hill Hall
Contact: Mrs Lesley Croft – 02 6742 5551

Goolhi
Meets: 2nd Monday of each month at 10am
Meets at: Goolhi Hall, Mullaley
Contact: Mrs Hilda Morris – 02 6742 0443

Gunnedah
Meets: 1st Thursday of each month at 10am
Meets at: CWA Rooms, 112 Barber St, Gunnedah
Contact: MMrs Leonie Harley – 0410 759 379

Website: www.cwaofnsw.org.au

Dorothea Mackellar Memorial Society

The Dorothea Mackellar Memorial Society conducts the biggest poetry competition in Australia for school students. It attracts up to 15 000 entries each year from more than 800 schools across the country.
Website: www.dorothea.com.au


Garden Club

Meets: 4th Monday of each month from February to November at 10am
Meets at: Lions Hall, Callender Avenue, Gunnedah
Contact: Colleen Bailey – 02 6743 1790

Gunnedah Aero Club

Gunnedah Aero Club is dedicated to promoting recreational aviation and flying training.
Website: www.gunnedahaeroclub.com.au

Gunnedah and District Historical Society

This organisation works to preserve the history of Gunnedah & district. It runs the Water Tower Museum
Contact: Shirly Coote – 02 6742 1519

Gunnedah District Development Board

Website: www.gunnedah.org.au

Gunnedah Legacy Group

Contact: Kerry Bee – 02 6742 2340

Gunnedah Motoring Enthusiasts

Meets: 3rd Wednesday of each month
Contact: Geoff Hood – 0427 421 503

Gunnedah RSPCA Volunteer Branch

Contact: Cheryl Sharman – 0419 474 689

Gunnedah Show Society

Website: www.gunnedahshowsociety.com.au

Gunnedah Toastmasters

Meets: 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7.15pm for 7.30pm start
Meets at: Creative Arts centre Chandos Street (Next door to Civic Theatre), Gunnedah
Contact: Lloyd Angel – 0429 857 107

Gunnedah Urban Landcare Group

Contact: Owen Hasler – 02 6742 5585

Gunnedah Vintage Vehicle Club

Contact: Terry Fitzgerald – 02 6742 5748

Lions Clubs

Curlewis
Meets: 1st Monday of each month at 4pm
Meets at: Curlewis Public School, Goran Street, Curlewis

Gunnedah
Meets: 2nd and 4th Wednesday each month at 7pm
Meets at: Gunnedah Services Club, Conadilly Street, Gunnedah

Website: www.lionsclubs.org.au

Mary’s Mount Landcare Group

Contact: Monty Lee – 02 6743 7256


Mullaley Improvement Group

Contact: Penny Perfrement – 02 6743 7870

Red Cross

Contact: Kim Avard – 02 6742 4166

Redbank Landcare Group

Contact: Ken Stanley – 02 6743 1824

Rotary Club

Gunnedah
Meets: Mondays at 6.30 for 7.00pm
Meets at: PCYC, View St, Gunnedah

Gunnedah 2380
Meets: Fridays at 7am
Meets at: Rettie & Vickery Office, 101 Marquis Street, Gunnedah

Gunnedah West
Meets: Thursdays at 6.30pm
Meets at: Gunnedah Bowling Club

Gunnedah Inner Wheel
Meets: 3rd Tuesday of each month
Contact: Roslyn Hausfeld – 0467 422 296

District Website: www.rotary9650.org.au

Tambar Springs Progress Association

Contact: Robyn Styles – 0457 218 859

Voice, Interest and Education of Women (VIEW) Clubs

A fund raising organisation for the Smith Family.
Day Club
Meets: 4th Friday of each month
Meets at: Bowling & Services Club, 313 Conadilly Street, Gunnedah
Contact: 02 6742 0387

Evening Club
Meets: 1st Wednesday of each month
Meets at: Bowling & Services Club, 313 Conadilly Street, Gunnedah
Contact: 02 6742 3239

Webstie: www.view.org.au

Zonta Club of Gunnedah

A local branch of an international organisation dedicated to advance the status of women. Membership is not restricted to women but is primarily for business & professional women in all walks of life.
Contact: Liz Riordan – 02 6742 2632
Website: www.zonta.org.au