Gwydir Shire: Lifestyle



There are many wonderful sites and interesting places to go in the Gwydir Shire. The natural geological wonders of the Gwydir Shire are well known for many things from the diamond and gold mines to unusual rock formations.

The Gwydir Shire is steeped in history and you will find many heritage listed buildings and attractions throughout the Shire. There is no excuse for inactivity in the Gwydir Shire as there is something for everyone whether they prefer a leisurely stroll along the banks of the Gwydir River or a more active climb up to the Batterham Lookout.

There are also numerous sporting activities available in the Shire such as horse riding, fishing, football, golf and water skiing in the Copeton Waters.

Visitor Information Centres

Bingara
Address: Roxy Theatre Building, 74 Maitland Street, Bingara
Phone: 02 6724 0066
Hours: Monday to Friday – 9.00 am to 4.30 pm, Saturday & Sunday – 9.00 am to 1.00 pm
Website: www.bingara.com.au

Warialda
Address: Hope Street, Warialda
Phone: 02 6729 0046
Website: www.warialdansw.com.au

Community Groups
Australian Red Cross Society
Barwon Blue Light Association
Bingara & District Cancer Action Group
Bingara District Historical Society
Bingara Garden Club
Bingara Hatchery Committee
Bingara Needlecraft Group
Bingara Radiance Club
Bingara RSL Club Sub Branch
Bingara RSL Club Women’s Auxiliary
Bingara Senior Citizens
Bingara Show Society
Bingara Toastmasters
Bingara Torchbearers for Legacy
Bingara United Hospital Auxiliary
Central School Band Support Group
Country Womens Associations
Lions Clubs
Rotary Clubs
St Vincent de Paul
Warialda Apex Club
Warialda Art Group
Warialda CTC Inc
Warialda Cultural Community Centre
Warialda Garden Club
Warialda Hospital Auxiliary
Warialda P & A Association
Warialda Quilters Group
Warialda Sports Council
Warialda Toastmasters
Westpac Helicopter Support Group- Angel Three


Community Groups


Australian Red Cross Society

Bingara Branch
Address: 1 Hill St, Bingara NSW 2404
Phone: 02 6724 1551

Rocky Dam / Coolatai Red Cross Branch
Meets: Every 2nd month
Meets at: Coolatai Hall
Phone: 02 6729 9039

Warialda Branch
Meets: Every two months
Meets at Warialda Golf & Bowling Club
Ph: (02) 6729 1792

Barwon Blue Light Association

Organises and holds regular drug and alcohol free Blue Light Discos
Phone: (02) 6724 1144

Bingara Arts Council

Organises Orange Festival and Art Exhibitions
Phone: (02) 6724 1188

Bingara & District Cancer Action Group

Meets: 2nd Wednesday of each month at 1.30pm
Meets at: Gwydir Shire Council Bingara Office supper room
Address: 14 Frazer St, Bingara
Phone: 02 6724 1393

Bingara District Historical Society

A Volunteer Group that cares for the Museum and operates guided tours when required
Address: 16 Maitland St, PO Box 113 Bingara NSW 2404
Phone: 02 6724 0000

Bingara Garden Club

Meets: 4th Thursday of each month at 10:00am
Phone: (02) 6724 1506

Bingara Hatchery Committee

Voluntary group who run Murray Cod and Golden Perch breeding programs
Address: Bandalong St, Bingara
Phone: 02 6724 0022

Bingara Needlecraft Group

Meets: Operates Monday mornings at Gwydir, Council Supper Room
Address: c/- Bingara Adult Learning Association, PO Box 91 Bingara
Phone: 02 6724 1965

Bingara Radiance Club

A charitable group who owns and rents two cottages, seven flats and a house to people on a needs basis.
Address: 62 Maitland St, Bingara
Phone: 02 6724 1284

Bingara RSL Club Sub Branch

Address: Maitland St, Bingara
Phone: (02) 6724 0090
Open: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. 10:00am – 12 noon & 1:00pm– 3:00pm

Bingara RSL Club Women’s Auxiliary

Meets: Quarterly
Meets at: Bingara RSL Club
Address: 1 Hill St, Bingara
Phone: 02 6724 1551

Bingara Senior Citizens

Meets: Every Thursday at 12 noon
Address: Maitland St, Bingara NSW 2404
Phone: (02) 6724 1250

Bingara Show Society

Annual Show held in May
Address: PO Box 94, Bingara NSW 2404
Phone: (02) 6724 7110

Bingara Toastmasters

Meets: 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month
Meets at: Bingara Central School at 7.00pm
Phone: 02 6724 1240

Bingara Torchbearers for Legacy

Meets: Quarterly
Meets at: Bingara RSL Club
Address: 1 Hill St, Bingara
Phone: 02 6724 1551

Bingara United Hospital Auxiliary

Coordinates fundraising activities with proceeds going to the hospital for equipment
Address: c/- Bingara Hospital, Keera Rd, Bingara
Phone: 02 6724 1344

Central School Band Support Group

Address: C/- Bingara Central School, Finch St, Bingara
Phone: 02 6724 1606

Country Womens Associations

Bingara CWA
Meets: 2nd Friday of each month
Meets at: Gwydir Shire Council Bingara Office supper room
Ph: (02) 6724 1653

County of Burnett CWA
Meets: 2nd Monday of each month
Phone: 02 6729 5050

Croppa Creek CWA
Phone: 02 6754 5358
Meets: 1st Wednesday of each month
Meets at: Croppa Creek CWA Hall

Myall Creek CWA
Meets: 3rd Monday of each month
Meets at: Myall Creek Hall
Phone: 02 6724 0160

North Star CWA
Meets: 4th Tuesday of each month
Meets at: North Star CWA Hall
Phone: 07 4676 3266

Warialda CWA
Meets: 4th Thursday of each month
Meets at: CWA Hall Stephen St, Warialda
Phone: 02 6729 1071

Yallaroi CWA
Phone: 02 6729 5123
Meets: 2nd Thursday of each month

Lions Clubs

Barraba
Address: 29 Fitzroy St, Barraba NS
Ph: (02) 6782 1574
Bingara
Meets: 1st & 3rd Tuesday evenings
Meets at: Bingara RSL Club
Address: PO Box 3, Bingara
Phone: 02 6724 7154

Rotary Clubs

Barraba Rotary
Address: PO Box 103, Barraba
Phone: 02 6782 1112

Rotary Club of Warialda
Meets: Every Monday night at 6:30pm
Meets at: Warialda Golf & Bowling Club, Holden St, Warialda
Phone: (02) 6729 1192

St Vincent de Paul

Meets: Meetings every 2nd Monday at 9.30am
Meets: At the Centre.
Address: 33 Geddes St, Warialda
Phone: 02 6729 1359
Open: Mondays 10.00am -4.00pm, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9.00am -12 noon.

Warialda Apex Club

Meets: Meets 2nd Thursday
Meets at: Apex Shed behind the Gwydir Shire Council building
Address: PO Box 45, Warialda
Phone: 02 6729 1905

Warialda Art Group

Meets: Every fortnight
Meets at: Warialda High School for classes
Phone: 02 6729 1178

Warialda CTC Inc

Address: 36 Hope St, Warialda
Phone: 02 6729 1911

Warialda Cultural Community Centre

Art and Craft Centre run by Volunteers
Address: Carinda House, Stephen St, Warialda
Phone: 02 6729 1119
Open: Monday – Friday 10.00am-2.00pm and Saturdays 9.00am–12noon. Can open other hours by arrangement.

Warialda Garden Club

Meets: Monthly
Phone: 02 6724 9136

Warialda Hospital Auxiliary

Funding for hospital to improve patient care.
Address: Warialda Hospital, Long St, Warialda
Phone: 02 6728 0925

Warialda P & A Association

Annual show in May
Address: PO Box 76, Warialda
Ph: (02) 6729 5752

Warialda Quilters Group

Meets: 2nd & 4th Sunday of each month
Meets at: CWA Hall
Phone: 02 6729 1646

Warialda Sports Council

Address: c/- Locked Bag 5, Bingara
Phone: 02 6729 1105

Warialda Toastmasters

Meets: 2nd Wednesday of each month
Meets at: Day Care Centre, Warialda Community Hospital
Phone: (02) 6729 1088

Westpac Helicopter Support Group- Angel Three

Bingara Group
Phone: 02 6724 1062 or 02 6724 1629
Meets: regularly at Imperial Hotel, Maitland St, Bingara

Warialda Group
Meets: 2nd Tuesday of each month
Address: PO Box 157, Warialda
Phone: 02 6729 1748