What's News 2 February

Published on 02 February 2024

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Central Tablelands Collections Facility tour

The Central Tablelands Collections Facility is home valuable and fragile collections, archives and other significant objects currently held in public museums and galleries. Staff are holding a free behind the scenes tour of the facility on Saturday 10 February.
Places are limited, bookings essential.

Book tickets at  https://events.humanitix.com/behind-the-scenes-at-the-central-tablelands-collections-facility

2024 Premiers Gala Concert and Seniors Festival Expo Tickets

Win tickets to the free Premier’s Gala Concert and Seniors Festival Expo. The Bathurst Seniors Festival Organising Committee are giving away 10 double passes to the sold-out concert in Darling Harbour on Wednesday 13 March.

2024 Premier’s Gala Concert Talent includes Damien Leith, Darren Coggan, Paulini and Julie Lea Goodwin.

To nominate someone who you think deserves to win a double pass to the 2024 Premier’s Gala Concert and Seniors Festival Expo visit https://www.bathurst.nsw.gov.au/Services/Supporting-Our-Community/Older-People/2024-Premiers-Gala-Concert-and-Seniors-Festival-Expo-Tickets) Hard copies of the form can be found at Council’s Civic Centre and Bathurst Library. Entries close 4pm Friday 16 February 2024.   

For more information about the 2024 Premiers Gala Concert and Expo visit https://www.nsw.gov.au/arts-and-culture/seniors-festival

 

Community Tree Planting Days

 

Join us on Sunday 4 February 2024 for our first Community Tree Planting Day for 2024 and lend a hand to help plant native plants along the banks of the Macquarie Wambuul River.

Commencing at 10 am at Baillie Street Open Space Reserve, next to Evans Bridge, the event welcomes adults and kids alike to participate in planting native trees, shrubs, and grasses. The plantings will not only provide important habitat for local wildlife including Trout Cod, Platypus and the Grey-headed Flying-Fox but also improve the health and function of this much-loved river.

 

Why not lend us a hand on Sunday 25 February 2024 to help plant native plants along the banks of Jordan Creek.

Commencing at 10am off Boundary Road at Links Place Drainage Reserve, adults and kids alike can help plant native trees, shrubs and grasses that once mature will provide habitat for local wildlife, and improve the health and ecological function of this important urban waterway. Council will also have a free BBQ lunch afterwards.

 

For more information contact Council’s Community Environmental Engagement Programs Officer Bill Josh (Habitat Connect) on 0407 256 791 or Council’s Environmental Programs Coordinator Kristie Kearney on 02 6333 6233.

 

 

Draft Plans of Management for Council owned community land and Council managed crown reserves

 

Council has prepared draft plans of management for ‘Community’ classified land in the Bathurst LGA. Plans of management provide guidance for the effective long-term management and use of public land and establishes direction for planning, resource management and land maintenance.

To view the plans and to make a submission visit yoursay.bathurst.nsw.gov.au

Submissions close 25 February 2024.

 

 

Liberty A-League: Western Sydney Wanderers v Newcastle United Jets

 

Council is excited to host the Western Sydney Wanderers Women for a home game of the Liberty A-League. The Wanderers will take on the Newcastle United Jets in a Round 16 clash at Carrington Park.

 

Friday 9 February with kick-off at 7.00pm. For tickets visit www.bathurst.nsw.gov.au

 

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery 

 

Conflated

Date: Until 11 February.

Cost: Free

 

Conflated presents a range of inflatable materials, from balloons to digital audio and video informed by inflatable processes. Positioning the inflatable as the medium of our times, the exhibition prompts us to explore the inherent plasticity and transformative potential of that which can be blown up. The works conflate synthetic forms with human vulnerabilities, the abject, uncanny, eco-anxiety, colonised land, and the breath.

 

 

Annual Funding/Donations Program

 

Council is seeking expressions of interest from community organisations and individuals seeking funding from Council to be included in the 2024/2025 budget. Funding is available for the period from 1 July 2024 to 30 June 2025. To apply, submit an application form which is available on Council’s website or from the Civic Centre by 4pm on Tuesday, 6 February 2024.

 

Organisations/groups who have received funding previously should re-apply if they wish to be considered for further funding. For more information, contact Council on 6333 6257 or visit Council’s website.

 

Welcome lunch

 

The welcome lunch is a great opportunity to meet other new residents.  Come along to Morse Park, near the Bathurst Visitor Information Centre, on 17 March from 11.30am to 1.30pm. For more information or to register, visit bathurstliveinvest.com.au

 

Bat Night in Kings Parade

 

Explore the secrets of flying-fox ecology and find out how these creatures play a big role in our environment. Hear about the efforts of Council in saving this threatened species and find out how you can get involved.

 

Where: Kings Parade

When: Friday, March 15 from 5.30pm to 8.00pm

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