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Combara: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Nickname Hall of Fame

The Nickname is a mystifying tradition and a national phenomenon. Nowhere are nicknames thicker on the ground that across Australia's remote rural regions and Coonamble is the capital. You have entered a realm where the 'real' names of most of the men and many of the women and children have been forgotten, even by their mothers. Nothing and no-one is safe.

Anything is fodder for the nicknaming wits of Coonamble - a personal mannerism, a once-mentioned mistake, one mis-pronounced word, an unusual physical characteristic, a fashion faux pas, a sporting slip-up, or a midnight misjudgement. A nickname may last a day, a week on the job ... or many generations.

Coonamble is the Nickname Hall of Fame. Take a stroll to see the billboards scattered around the streets and get to know some of their stories. Or stay for a while and get to know the locals.

Castlereagh Street
Coonamble, NSW, 2829

Located 18.7K from Combara

Museum Under the Bridge

The Museum Under the Bridge is the former police station built in 1886 and has been converted to the Coonamble Historical Museum.

The museum displays artefacts, photographs, implements and household utensils used in Coonamble's early history. The 'trooper' brick horse stables have been retained in original form with stalls, feed boxes and saddlery and is one of only two of its kind left in NSW. Just recently a Cobb and Co coach was obtained by the museum and restored and loaned out for parades and celebrations.

Aberford Street
Coonamble, NSW, 2829

Located 19.0K from Combara

Outback Arts Gallery

Outback Arts Gallery is an art gallery located in the main street of Coonamble. Outback Arts Gallery supports and promotes arts and culture in the far west.

Displayed in the gallery is art work produced by local and regional artists. Some of the local community's indigenous artists also have their art work on display.

65-67 Castlereagh Street
Coonamble, NSW, 2829

Located 19.2K from Combara

The Bourbah Street Murals

The Bourbah Street Murals were designed by artist Sam Newstead and officially opened in 2002. The objective was to create a mural for the community of Gulargambone to be displayed in the shop windows of the main street in the town centre and to cover the then vacant facades. The theme of the mural is a day in Gulargambone.

Starting in the twilight, through the dawn, morning, and the heat of the day, moving on to evening, nightfall, and a new dawn. The Castlereagh River runs through the entire mural, in drought and in flood.

Bourbah Street
Gulargambone, NSW, 2828

Located 24.6K from Combara

Combara: Events

Coonamble Rodeo and Campdraft

Held over the June Long Weekend every year and running for over 60 years, the Coonamble Rodeo &and Campdraft is the largest event held in Coonamble and is the largest combined Rodeo/Campdraft in the Southern Hemisphere.

Around 1000 cowboys and cowgirls, along with approximately 4000 spectators, head across the central western plains of New South Wales to the edge of the Outback, transforming the Coonamble Showground into a full-on explosion of wild riding action.

On Saturday and Sunday, the cowboys launch from the chutes competing for over AUD30000 worth of prize money in steer wrestling, calf roping, barrel racing and, of course, the glamour events of the Saddle Bronc, Bareback and Bull rides. On Monday the Junior Rodeo sees the up and coming stars of the Rodeo circuit compete.

Event Dates
      11th Jun
      12th Jun
      13th Jun

Castlereagh Highway
Coonamble, NSW, 2829

Located 16.9K from Combara

Coonamble Ag Field Day

The Coonamble Ag Field Day is run by the Coonamble Rural Transaction Centre (RTC).

In it's second year, the field day's aim?is to provide an exhibition space for the latest in agricultural machinery, equipment and services, with a focus on current and future leading edge technology, to the farmers in the Coonamble Shire and surrounding areas.

This is a family friendly event. There is something for the whole family, including a kids corner with face painting and a jumping castle.

Exhibitors include machinery, bikes, stockyards and fencing, pumps, silos, technology, stock, art and craft stalls, insurance brokers, homemade cooking, accoutants, and much more!

Event Dates
      1st Apr

Castlereagh Highway,
Coonamble Showground
Coonamble, NSW, 2829

Located 17.5K from Combara

Combara: Travel Tips

Gulargambone Visitor Information Centre

Gulargambone Visitor Information Centre is situated in the 2828 Cafe. The friendly staff will be happy to provide you with information relating to Gulargambone and the surrounding area. Maps and brochures are available, together with a selection of souvenirs.

Come and sit down and have a coffee, laze around in the landscaped courtyard or buy some of the lovely homemade jams, relishes and crafts found in the craft shop.

28 Bourbah Street
Gulargambone, NSW, 2828

Located 24.6K from Combara

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