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Derriwong: Where To Go / Sightseeing

The Wiradjuri Study Centre

The Wiradjuri Study Centre was constructed with the express purpose of promoting the study and understanding of Wiradjuri culture.

The centre offers a local hub for training, development and employment, cultural appreciation, cultural awareness and heritage issues, a keeping place and a space to yarn up.

Local Indigenous art and products are available for purchase.

You are welcome to visit this centre by appointment, please phone.

Corner Cunningham Street and McDonnell Street,
The Wiradjuri Study Centre
Condobolin, NSW, 2877

Located 20.4K from Derriwong

Gum Bend Lake

Enjoy Gum Bend Lake, a man made lake three kilometres from Condobolin and when full is 1.75 metres deep.

Opened on 22 October 1988, Gum Bend Lake was a project to commemorate Australia's bicentenary and was jointly funded by the NSW Bicentennial Council, the people of Condobolin and the Lachlan Shire Council. The Gum Bend Lake extension was opened on 20 May 1990, to commemorate the centenary of Local Government in Condobolin.

Gum Bend Lake is ideal for water skiing and also proves popular with bird watchers and for fishing on the nearby Lachlan River. Facilities include picnic tables, free barbecues, playground, toilet and shower facilities and a large rest area to the east of the Lake to take a break and enjoy. To visit Gum Bend Lake travel west on Bathurst Street.

Gum Bend Lake Road
Condobolin, NSW, 2877

Located 23.6K from Derriwong

Derriwong: Events

A Bush Tucker Evening Under the Stars

The Central West region of New South Wales has a long standing continuous connection to the stars that spans thousands of years. Yarrabandai Creek Homestead is situated on the traditional lands of the Wiradjuri people.

Archaeological evidence indicates that the Wiradjuri people have been occupying the area for at least 7150 years. They used the stars to understand the world they were living in, the relationship between the sky and land and as a tool to teach the utilisation of the landscape and environment.

That connection continues through the European invasion of Australia where stars were used to navigate through this hostile and unfamiliar land. In July 1969, the Parkes Observatory in the Central West of NSW played an integral role in receiving and broadcasting the images of the moon walk around the world.

In celebration of the Apollo 11 mission they celebrate with a spectacular and uninterrupted view of the night sky, which is unrivalled in most parts of the world.

Guests will be treated to a seven course Bush Tucker feast whilst the crystal clear night sky will be decoded by astronomer Trevor Leaman and delight with stories about the Aboriginal Dreaming and of the Great Celestial Emu.

Event Dates
      20th Jul

216 Burrawang West Road
Ootha, NSW, 2875

Located 9.1K from Derriwong

Grazing Down the Lachlan

Beneath breathtaking red river gums, alongside a tranquil river within a stock route that is synonymous with Wiradjuri Songlines and Drovers, the scene is set once again for this unique event, a degustation spread over seven food stations embedded in a quintessential western landscape.

This landmark event will be held on September 21, following a Q and A with the creative director, local farmers and others in the iconic Forbes SYLO Bar and Cafe on the evening of September 20, with a main street breakfast the day after on September 22 followed by workshops in weaving and dance at the Wiradjuri Dreaming Centre.

The creative direction of OTama Carey, one of Sydney' most respected restaurateurs, ensures the menu will be a sophisticated fusion of both locally farmed produce and foraged native ingredients.

Participants will be bused to the site, welcomed to country, then free to wander along a designated corridor of the reserve, enjoying portions of delicious food with a matched beverage before being bused back to Forbes on dusk, having enjoyed a truly amazing experience.

Event Dates
      20th Sep
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      22nd Sep

South Condobolin Road
Forbes, NSW, 2871

Located 18.9K from Derriwong


An afternoon of German music, cuisine, dancing and beer, held on the picturesque lawns of the Sports Club, followed by an evening of dancing to a rock covers band.

Event Dates
      2nd Nov

Tasker Street
Condobolin, NSW, 2877

Located 21.2K from Derriwong

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