Families make a Country Change

When Andre and Keryl De Hann moved to Coolamon with their young family, it was a big change from the lives they had in Sydney – and they couldn’t be happier. “You gain so much. It’s worth giving it a go – take the plunge!”

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Laura Higgins
Autumn School Holiday Activities in Coolamon Shire

The school holidays April 8-23 provide lots of opportunities for parents to connect with kids on excursions across Coolamon Shire. 

Around the region kids can connect with engaging history from Coolamon through Ardlethan to Ganmain to visit the Coolamon Fire Museum and heritage-listed Up-To-Date-Store and in Coolamon, learn about the origins of the Kelpie dog in Ardlethan, and take in the Ganmain Hay Display Centre and Historical Museum.

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Cristy Houghton
Old-Fashioned Family Fun at Ganmain Open Day

Get ready for some old-fashioned fun at the Ganmain Historical Society Open Day, taking place on Saturday 18 March at the Historical Museum in Waterview Street, Ganmain.

The family day includes a range of activities that allow visitors to step back in time and see what life was like in the good old days.

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Cristy Houghton
Take five with local artist, Jordy Bos

Last week, Coolamon's Brent Rollins sat down with local artist, Jordy Bos to talk all things paper-art in the lead up to her exhibition, "Into the Fold", which will be on show in the Up to Date Store from August 13 - 27. #visitcoolamonshire

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Cristy Houghton
Make Mum’s Day in Coolamon Shire

Spoil Mum this Mother’s Day and enjoy everything Coolamon Shire has to offer! 

Take a stroll around the heart of the Coolamon... you may just find that hidden treasure in one of the wonderfully unique and quirky shops. There's everything from beautiful antiques, quality clothes, individual homewares, stunning jewellery, home-made produce and so much more!

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Cristy Houghton
Out-Ride - Out-Swim - Out-Run!

This Sunday, the fittest of the fit will flock to Ganmain in the toughest of contests to see who can out-ride out-swim and out-run their competitors to capture the Ganmain Public School P&C Triathlon Crown.

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Cristy Houghton
Aussie, Aussie, Aussie!

Yesterday, crowds from across the shire descended on Marrar Public School to celebrate the contributions of numerous individuals and community groups at this years Australia Day Ceremony. 

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Cristy Houghton
Merry Christmas from Coolamon Shire!

As we count down the final days to Christmas, squeeze in last minute Santa photos, shop for delicious food, wrap presents and drive around looking at fantastic light displays… at Coolamon Shire, we wanted to take a moment to reflect upon all of the good things we have in this community and the fun times we have shared together in 2015. 

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Cristy Houghton