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Broken Hill will be a vibrant, prosperous and culturally rich Heritage City shared with visitors from around the world. Council will provide high quality services and leadership to enhance community living and facilitate a prosperous economy.

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24 April 2018

Council is reminding locals to have their say on which projects should receive priority in...

Town Hall Facade
17 April 2018

The city's history will be up in lights at the Town Hall Facade tomorrow night for the...

Seniors
17 April 2018

Older residents who would like to learn how to use technology and the internet are invited...

Broken Hill's Town Hall Facade
12 April 2018

Organisers and volunteers have rallied around the upcoming Heritage Festival, with a big...

Have your say on community projects funding

Council is reminding locals to have their say on which projects should receive priority in the next round of the NSW Government's Stronger Country Communities fund.

There are currently 13 Council and community projects to be submitted for funding consideration, and Council currently has a survey on its Facebook page to allow the community to rank the projects based on importance.

Council's Grants and Project Coordinator, Anne Andrews, encouraged all locals to have their say.

May Gibbs' Exhibition

It’s 100 years since May Gibbs’ adorable characters found their way into the homes and hearts of Australians, and Broken Hill City Library is celebrating with a free travelling display featuring May Gibbs’ iconic artwork, on from 5th to 17th May.

History up in lights for Heritage Festival launch

Town Hall Facade

The city's history will be up in lights at the Town Hall Facade tomorrow night for the launch of the 2018 Heritage Festival.

The two-week festival will kick off at 6pm on 18 April with a light and projection show, with numerous photos from the city's history to be projected onto the rear of the Facade.

The projection will be coordinated by Sydney lighting specialists The Electric Canvas, and will be complemented by old-time music and delicious food and drinks courtesy of Nana Di's Catering.

Free computer training for seniors

Seniors

Older residents who would like to learn how to use technology and the internet are invited to attend the 2018 Tech Savvy Seniors Regional Road Show at the Library this week.

The Road Show will provide seniors with the opportunity to participate in training in how to use and operate different technology devices such as computers, tablets and smartphones.

Tech Savvy Seniors can help you to build your skills and confidence to use technology, stay in touch with family and friends, and access important services online.

Strong support for Heritage Festival

Broken Hill's Town Hall Facade

Organisers and volunteers have rallied around the upcoming Heritage Festival, with a big programme of events planned.

The inaugural two-week event is being organised by the local Heritage Committee, and will launch on April 18 to coincide with the National Trust's nation-wide Heritage Festival.

The festival will celebrate Broken Hill's status as Australia's only Heritage Listed City, and will have a theme every year to celebrate each of the reasons our city earned the honour of a Heritage Listing.

Tech Savvy Seniors Regional Road Show

Come along to a free technology session followed by some light refreshments.
The 2018 Tech Savvy Seniors Regional Road Show will be visiting Broken Hill on 20 and 23 April.
The road show will provide seniors with the opportunity to participate in training in how to use and operate different technology devices such as computers, tablets and smartphones. Tech Savvy Seniors can help you to build your skills and confidence to use technology, stay in touch with family and friends and access important services online.

Tech Savvy Seniors Regional Road Show

Come along to a free technology session followed by some light refreshments. The 2018 Tech Savvy Seniors Regional Road Show will be visiting Broken Hill on 20 and 23 April. The road show will provide seniors with the opportunity to participate in training in how to use and operate different technology devices such as computers, tablets and smartphones. Tech Savvy Seniors can help you to build your skills and confidence to use technology, stay in touch with family and friends and access important services online.

Record entries for Art Prize

A crowd gathers for the 2017 FWATSIAP exhibition

Aboriginal artists have come out in force for this year's Far West and Torres Strait Islander Art Prize (FWATSIAP), with a record 80 entries received.

The competition is open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists residing in the Far West region of NSW, and offers $5300 in prize money across four categories including 2D-art, 3D-art, young artist, and an encouragement award.

Upcoming Events

This exhibition, which marks the centenary of Gough Whitlam’s...

27 April 2018

Toddler time is aimed at children who have outgrown Baby Bounce,...