Merriwagga Caravan Park still retains much of its past history. You will find the old school bubblers still in place. The Schoolhouse still has the old original blackboard with the original duster. There is old farm equipment on display throughout the park and a museum for you to peruse. In the near future a larger [...]
The Red Dust and Paddy Melons Gallery is a volunteer run gallery and Visitor Information Centre in the main street of Hillston. Check out the fabulous works of the members of the Hillston Creative Arts Council, including paintings, sculptures and craft. The gallery is also the home base of the Dusty Quilters, who make ‘Quilts [...]
The church was officially opened in July 1934, with local families voluntarily assisting with the construction of the building and donating the interior furnishings. The church has eight beautiful stained glass windows depicting the pioneer families of the Gunbar District. For more information on the history of Gunbar, follow the heritage markers around the remains [...]
The Carrathool Races are the epitome of the ‘bush race’ meeting. Organised by the Carrathool Jockey Club in the small town of Carrathool, the small community of friendly souls, bursts at the seams with over 2,500 excited race lovers and larrikins ready for the race meeting. This event is one of the main events for [...]
Memorial to Pioneer Women, is a Ron Clarke sculpture dedicated to the hardships endured by our pioneers when settling the land. Also, at the park is the Black Stump Memorial which tells the tale of how Black Stump Country got its name. A bullocky passing through the area in 1886 left his wife, Mrs Barbara [...]
Get back to nature in this friendly quiet and secure park. Just minutes off the Kidman Way, Billabourie Riverside Tourist Park boasts natural grassy powered and non-powered camp sites, with fire pits for your enjoyment and a modern amenities block with disabled toilet facilities. Whilst staying in the park, view the wide array of birdlife [...]
Hillston Visitor Information Centre provides a range of information for the tourist and traveller alike, including maps of the town and region, information on local and regional attractions, and can assist with accommodation and other services as required. The Hillston VIC is located at the Hillston District Office of Carrathool Shire Council.