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This particular meridian is the basis of the Eastern Australian Standard Time, used in Queensland, New South Wales (except Broken Hill), Victoria and Tasmania.
The 150 Degrees East Meridian crosses the Oxley Highway 34 kilometres south-west of Gunnedah. Methods of measuring time have varied over the ages, but the time unit most commonly employed has been the apparent daily... view details
The Myall Creek Massacre Memorial Walk was set-up as a tribute to the group of 28 unarmed Aboriginal people killed by a gang of stockmen on 10 June 1838. The seven men involved were sentenced to hang. It was the first time that white people had been hung for murdering Aboriginal people
Dotting the walk are various history stones telling the story of the massacre. A bronze... view details
4.5km (one way) - 2 hour
For unending scenic wilderness views over The Great Dividing Range, head for Tommys Rock lookout and walking track, in beautiful Mann River Nature Reserve, near Glen Innes. The imposing rocky knob, a short drive from Mann River campground and picnic area, is accessible by a short walk. However fit bushwalkers will love the challenge of the steep... view details
3km (one way) - 2.5 hour - Medium difficulty
With its crags and swamps, Dandahra Crags walking track is a unique track within Gibraltar Range National Park. Through spring and summer, the wildflowers are on display around Surveyors Swamp, which the track skirts. In winter, get up early and watch the sun rise over the frost-covered swamp from the top of the crags. You'll... view details
Stroll to the top of Pensioners Hill for sprawling views of the Gunnedah township. Pensioners Hill was once a shanty town during the great depression. View rock sculptures depicting people and characters of significance to Gunnedah and its rich history.
Visitors should allocate 20 minutes to enjoy this attraction. Entry is free.
This is a coach friendly attraction. view details
This is a memorial to Cumbo Gunnerah, the legendary great aboriginal warrior and leader of the Gunn-e-dar people of the Kamilaroi tribe. He was buried in a carved tree in the late 1700s. The tree and his remains were removed and are now housed in the Australian Museum in Sydney. A plaque now marks the site of where the tree was situated. 'The Red Chief', a book... view details
Arc-en-Ciel Trout Farm is near Nundle, nestled in the hills of Hanging Rock NSW, the perfect setting for the production of some of Australia's finest rainbow trout. With pristine conditions, spring-fed water and ultimate care in processing their fish, nothing is left to chance in bringing to you their medal-winning products for your indulgence.
Products include fresh... view details
Tamworth Regional Gallery was established in 1919 and is one of the oldest galleries in NSW. The Gallery moved to its new purpose built facility in 2004 that houses two gallery spaces, and a gallery shop. The Gallery has regular changing exhibitions of national and local significance.
There is ample off street parking at the rear of the building with suitable disabled access. view details
10.4km (one way) - 5 hour - Medium difficulty
Barokee to Native Dog Creek walk links Cathedral Rock National Park's two campgrounds and takes in Woolpack Rocks and Cathedral Rock. The track follows the Snowy Range and is a moderate grade apart from when you climb the rock features. The track passes through subalpine woodland, open forest, heath and boulder fields. For... view details
Rock-hopping isn't just for the wallaroos at Cathedral Rock National Park. Hike to the park's main boulder piles of Woolpack Rocks and Cathedral Rock and scramble to their summits. Then enjoy the superb views across the wilderness landscape of dry eucalypt forest and granite outcrops. The park's rock formations are particularly photogenic in late-afternoon light... view details