Darcy and the Fox, Murrurundi

David Darcy – Darcy and the Fox Studio

David Darcy started painting only a few years ago and was a finalist in the 2018 Archibald Prize for his portrait of fellow Murrurundi artist Charlotte Drake-Brockman. Before picking up a paintbrush, David had a successful career in photography, publishing and film. Dogs have always been a passion and he is well known for his…

Tartan abounds in Aberdeen

Tartan abounds in Aberdeen

The Upper Hunter’s first official tartan has been revealed and will be adorning scarves, ties, shawls and even kilts as well as signage and marketing materials for the region. The tartan is based on Campbell of Breadalbane but tells the story of the Upper Hunter valley. Green is for the lands where lucerne supports the…

Merriwa Silos

Artwork ready for the Merriwa silos

Upper Hunter Shire Council is commencing a large scale public artwork in April, on the GrainCorp silo facilities in Merriwa. This will be the first artwork to grace a GrainCorp site in New South Wales. The image was chosen by the Merriwa community, who voted on their favourite from three possible designs. An image of…

Upper Hunter Beef Bonanza

Upper Hunter Beef Bonanza

23 to 25 October 2020, Scone – The Upper Hunter Beef Bonanza is an exciting annual event,which enables beef enthusiasts and established producers to showcase their cattle, learn more about the beef industry and network with other producers.

Monday, 04 March 2019 11:49 Australian Geographic Expedition to Aussie Ark Australian Geographic Expedition to Aussie Ark

Australian Geographic Expedition to Aussie Ark

28th – 30th October 2019 Sponsored by Australian Geographic Join Tim Faulkner for a unique hands-on experience with this Tasmanian devil and Eastern quoll captive breeding program in the beautiful Barrington Tops of NSW staying at Devils Retreat (for more info click here). You’ll get to see devils up close as you assist with feeding…