🎈The GRAWIN SHOW @ The Club in the Scrub.
🎈 24th September, 9am-4pm
🎈A weekend full of entertainment, food and prizes.
🎈Get involved and try your luck in the many competition categories!
🎈A truly unique and special event. ... See MoreSee Less
🛻Did you know that the Car Door Tours are all on the Reserve?
(besides a section of the Orange Car Door Tour Rd).
🗺An iconic element of Lightning Ridge are these car doors, and sometimes car bonnets, displaying directives to all motorists.
♻️These unique signposts are a great way to reuse materials for a long-lasting effect.
👍Some great shots of just a few of the car doors from Outback Opal Tours. ... See MoreSee Less
High Fire Danger in the North West Monday 4th September. Permits will be Suspended from Midnight tonight. ... See MoreSee Less
🔥Deep 4 Mile Hazard Reduction Burn was successfully completed🔥
👍Thanks to the crews from Lightning Ridge, Cumborah and Glengarry/Grawin for their assistance in the planned burn.
💨The wind was a little gusty to start with, but the crews managed to work with it and it eased off at the right moments.
❗️Please remember that the Fire Danger Period starts from 1st of September for our region. Any fires from this date require a permit.
Lightning ridge rfs your rural fire service
North West Zone Rural Fire Service ... See MoreSee Less
🔥Hazard Reduction burn scheduled for Tuesday 29th August🔥
An area of over 2ha has been scheduled to burn at Deep Four Mile, bordering Lorne Station and the Highway verge. ... See MoreSee Less
🤝The Acting Reserve Manager met with the new General Manager of Walgett Shire Council, Megan Dixon, the new Director of Engineering, Kazi Mahmud, the Manager of Infrastructure Roads, Tim McLoughlin and the President of the GGSMA, Marty Maxwell out at Grawin Opal Fields, to discuss issues such as roads and water access.
👏We thank Megan for spending time driving the tourist loop road and witnessing how many people access the Grawin Opal Fields.
👍We look forward to working with Walgett Shire Council on these issues for the best outcomes for all parties involved and the community. ... See MoreSee Less
📣HAVE YOUR SAY📣 CLOSES Friday 25th August 📣
Take the survey to help develop the Bush Fire Risk Management Plan for our community.
The data you provide by answering the survey questions will be anonymously supplied to your area’s Bush Fire Management Committee.
They will assess data collections rather than individual answers so that they can establish a clearer community sentiment and gain insights from a large sample size. ... See MoreSee Less
🎉The Lightning Ridge Area Opal Reserve is proud to be sponsoring "Youth at THE EDGE Podcasting' Photo Competition.
❓Are you aged 12-21?
📸Well, why not try your chance at winning $200 by taking a photo of anything that reminds you "There's No Place Like Home".
💻Join the FB Group now "Youth at THE EDGE Podcasting" to get involved. ... See MoreSee Less
🔥🔥🔥WARNING!!!!! A fire has started on the Grawin Opal Fields, on Mundaroo, south of the Mullock Dumps.🔥🔥🔥
Please keep clear of the area and leave your camp for safer ground.
RFS Crews are attending the area aswell as the GGSMA with their heavy plant machinery.
Please inform all you can in the area of the situation and stay away from the fire.
North West Zone Rural Fire Service
Glengarry, Grawin, Sheepyard, Miners Association Inc.
North West News - Lightning Ridge and surrounding area
Grawin Club in the Scrub
Sheepyard Inn & Glen Garry Pub ... See MoreSee Less
📬You may have noticed a letter in PO Box recently?
🔥This is from Crown Lands who are planning to establish Asset Protection Zones (APZs) to protect the Lightning Ridge area in preparation for the upcoming bushfire season.
📄The APZ areas are indicated in the letter and attached map.
🚜Crown Lands need personal items/objects to be removed from the areas shown to assist the bushfire preparation activities.
❓Any questions, contact the Department on 1300 886 235 or [email protected] ... See MoreSee Less