For latest information on services, roads, tours and events, please call Tourism Association president, Bill Elliott, on mob. 0429 915467, or enquire via the contact form.

Arts & Crafts

The "Arts & Crafts" section includes articles, events, displays and exhibitions involving art, pottery, photography, carvings and sculptures.

The top section includes any upcoming events that involve arts and crafts.

Upcoming events ( Arts & Crafts )

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Wilcannia Fun and Field Day 2018

Date & Time:
Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 9:00am




Fun for everyone.


  • Wilcannia Gift foot race over 3 km. Men, Women, juniors.
  • Sheep shearing demonstrations.
  • Sheep dog demonstrations.
  • Wool Bale Rolling competition. Men, Women. Mixed
  • Photo competition, 3 categories, and viewers choice.
  • Tug-a war, and prize money
  • Horse handling demonstrations.

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Miss Barretts


Location: 54 Reid Street
Wilcannia NSW 2836


  1. Heading West (coming from Cobar, or East of Wilcannia) -- first turn left over the bridge coming into Wilcannia. Then approx. 100 metres on the right, opposite Baker Park (and Public Toilet block)
  2. Heading EAST (coming from Broken Hill, along Barrier Highway) -- last turn right before the bridge. See photos.

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Tel/mob: Hours:
Monday - Friday 9.30am-3.30pm
Sat. & Sun Closed

Miss Barretts cafe is a coffee shop with real espresso coffee, voted “best coffee for at least 100 kms”.Miss Barretts Coffee Shop

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Picnics and parks

There are many beautiful picnic areas along the Darling River, in and around Wilcannia

Included in the gallery below are some photos taken in Reconciliation Park (opposite Wilcannia Hospital, in Ross Street)

Details and photos of other parks will be posted soon.

The Underground Art Festival -- White Cliffs

Showcasing Artists of the Central Darling

7th - 9th September, 2012

Be inspired by our Festival Theme: Body and Soul

As this year unfolds, keep an eye out for great shots in these categories:

White Cliffs Underground Art Festival

  • Portraits -- capture the essence of someone you know
  • The Body Beautiful -- artist photos that illustrate the beauty, character and line of the body
  • Silhouettes -- of people, animals, trees, plants with dramatic back-lighting
  • Soul Food -- the space, the freedom and the beautiful things in the Shire that enrich your soul.


Judging by professional photographer Otto Rogge. There will be a prize for each category.


Wilcannia (historic) Post OfficeWelcome to the Wilcannia Tourism Association's website.

Wilcannia offers a stunning display of beautiful heritage building, including the local hospital, (old) post office, council chambers, police station and courhouse, to name a few.

Wilcannia wildlife is also rich and diverse, particularly the birdlife.

On a technical note, this website has been designed for the benefit of visitors and tourists, in that it is "mobile ready" (except for browsers that aren't standards-compliant)

White Archibald submission"Mobile ready"1 will be particularly beneficial for anyone seeking useful information using a mobile phone or tablet2 - with information being presented at standard font-sizes, with content and text wrapping and stacking verticaly.