Rehabilitation to Wallamba Island is complete

Extemsive work to rehabilitate Wallamba Island on the Wallamba River is now complete. Following a century of agricultural use of the Island, Great Lakes Council ultimately acquired the island in 2011 as part of the water quality improvement program. By that time, noxious and environmental weeds were strangling the life out of the island and foxes… click for more

Gloucester Great Lakes Rural Fire Service volunteers recognised

Long-serving Gloucester Great Lakes Rural Fire Service volunteers were recognised by medal presentations at Tuncurry and Gloucester on Saturday. Presenting the long-service medals, NSW RFS Commissioner, Shane Fitzsimmons paid tribute to the professionalism of the RFS volunteers, and the service and sacrifice given by the members and their families. That service given by the 26… click for more

Family Fun Day in Tuncurry’s John Wright Park

Gymeroos at Forster Tuncurry

Member for Myall Lakes Stephen Bromhead will again host a Prostate Cancer Awareness Family Fun Day on Father’s Day – Sunday 6 September 2015 – in Tuncurry’s John Wright Park with the event raising funds for the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA). Now in its second year, the prostate awareness event aims to improve the understanding… click for more

Eric Selfie, Forster, part of the Great Lakes Creative Ageing Project

Eric Selfie

BAPTISTCare Kularoo residents enjoyed reminiscing recently as part of the Great Lakes Council Creative Ageing Project. The artistic program encouraged local seniors to focus on a memory and tell a story through a painting, drawing or creative writing. The program culminated in an inspiring exhibition that was held at the Great Lakes Council, before touring… click for more

Fun House arts and performances

Kelvin Giles

Many people will remember the outstanding success of the ‘Can Do’ theatre performances held a few years ago. Move over Monet – now the talented Can Do group has turned their hands to the visual arts and many other fun activities. On Wednesday 5 August from 10.30am – 12 pm, you’re invited to drop into the… click for more

Tuncurry family off to the Zoo

Tamsyn 5yrs, Alivia 8yrs and Mia 8months.

The Montgomery family are the recent winners of a family pass to the Western Plains Zoo, courtesy of Myall Coast News. The Tuncurry family recently entered through Facebook and were very excited after receiving the news of their win. Valued at over $130.00 the family pass has been one of three currently given away this year…. click for more

Opera by the Lake concert at Tuncurry

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The Rotary Club of Great Lakes is staging a grand musical performance beside the beautiful Wallis Lake at John Wright Park Tuncurry on the 19 March 2016.  This event is only 9 months away and arrangements are well advanced. Tour operators have been making arrangements for busloads of music lovers to come to Tuncurry/Forster reflecting the… click for more