Dharriwaa Elders Group

Dharriwaa Elders Group is an incorporated association of Walgett Aboriginal Elders and their supporters that has deductible gift recipient status. Members and their staff work to manage and maintain cultural knowledge and their community’s development. Visitors are welcome to view the permanent exhibitions displayed in their main street centre, and take a self-guided tour of

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The Royal Flying Doctor Service Outback Experience, Broken Hill

The Royal Flying Doctor Service Outback Experience in Broken Hill An exploration of the history and the operations of the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Touch down into the world of heroic doctors, nurses, pilots and the outback communities we service. The ‘Mantle of Safety Museum’ lets you experience our most exciting stories from over 92

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Nyngan Museum

In 1992 Nyngan Museum opened its doors but the official opening was performed by Laurie Neville from Radio 2CR  (Orange) on 24th May 1994. The 1990 Flood destroyed many historical items and personal belongings of the townspeople so the Museum was established to gather and preserve historical data and artifacts for future generations. The Museum is

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Lightning Ridge Heritage Cottage Hospital Gallery

The sign “Lightning Ridge Population?” welcomes you to the opal fields. Here at the museum we research, record, maintain and share local history to explain the “?”. People come to the Ridge seeking opal, landscape and legends. It’s a lifestyle. Our complex is located just past the Crocodile Caravan Park at the beginning of town.

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Tibooburra Local Aboriginal Land Council Keeping Place

The Tibooburra Local Aboriginal Land Council Keeping Place is a unique museum displaying traditional indigenous artefacts and selected photographic material from the Tibooburra district. The collection consists of wood, stone and fauna materials from the Wadigali, Wongkumara and Malyangapa tribes. The museum is a ‘Keeping Place’ for the remains of the tools and artefacts found

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Mid-State Shearing Shed Museum

The Mid-State Shearing Shed Museum was built in a disused railway goods shed by a group of retired shearers and the people of Nyngan. The collection and displays describe the important contribution that the shearing industry made and continues to make in Nyngan, the Bogan Shire and New South Wales. There’s much to see–an amazing

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Australian Opal Centre

The Australian Opal Centre is a national museum being developed at the outback opal mining town of Lightning Ridge, Australia, to house the world’s greatest public collection of Australian opal and precious opalised fossils from the Age of Dinosaurs. An amazing two-storey, energy-efficient undergroundbuilding has been designed by Glenn Murcutt and Wendy Lewin for the Australian Opal Centre. Watch the story of this building unfold

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Great Cobar Heritage Centre

On a clear western night, travellers approaching Cobar could see a sky filled with blazing red light and intermittent splashes of silver and gold. What was this awesome spectacle that could be seen from over 20 miles?  No. It was the smelter of the Great Cobar Copper Mine in full production.  In 1911, Cobar was

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Silverton Gaol and Historical Museum

Silverton’s original gaol was cobbled together from timber and iron. The building itself was less than secure, and prisoners were secured with leg-irons to prevent their escape. Due to overcrowding, prisoners often found themselves chained to a nearby peppercorn tree. It was these appalling conditions which led to the erection of the current Silverton Gaol in

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The Albert Kersten Mining and Minerals Museum (Geocentre)

Behind the stone facade of the restored former Bond Store is another of Broken Hill’s must-see mining museums. The Albert Kersten Mining & Minerals Museum displays information on how the world’s largest deposit of silver lead and zinc was formed here in Broken Hill. It also houses a renowned collection of Broken Hill minerals. See

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Synagogue of The Outback Museum

Broken Hill boasts one of the most remote Jewish museums in the world and the building which stands proudly in the former Synagogue as a reminder of the evolution of the Jewish community in regional Australia. From the 1880s to the 1960s a vibrant and successful Jewish community existed in Broken Hill most of whom had

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Sulphide Street Railway & Historical Museum

The Sulphide Street Railway & Historical Museum Complex houses the Silverton Tramway Company locomotives & memorabilia in the original1905 magnificent station building and grounds. The Broken Hill Migrant Heritage Museum, Hospital Museum, Ron Carter Transport Pavilion and the Tess Alfonsi Mineral Collection are all onsite. Much to see, much to do – so drop in

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Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery

The Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery is the oldest art gallery in regional NSW. The gallery is housed one of Broken Hill’s original heritage buildings, beautifully restored and located in the central business district of the city. Highlights of the Gallery’s collection by some of Australia’s finest colonial, modern and contemporary artists are on display.

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