Blue Mountains News
Aboriginal Flag Raising for NAIDOC Week
The Mayor of Lithgow Councillor Ray Thompson and representatives of Mingaan Aboriginal Corporation raised the Aboriginal flag outside the Lithgow City Council chambers on Tuesday 9 July to mark the nation-wide celebration of NAIDOC Week.
NAIDOC Week celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and this year is being celebrated across the country from 7th to 14th July with the theme of: Voice. Treaty. Truth. Let's work together for a shared future.
“I am proud to stand here with members of the Lithgow Aboriginal community in this very important week of NAIDOC celebrations to raise the Aboriginal flag outside the Council chambers,” said the Mayor. “ As each year comes around, there is a growing recognition of the importance of recognizing and valuing the achievements and contributions of Aboriginal people in this community and in Australia as a whole.”
“ I ask the community to join with Council and the Aboriginal community in celebrating NAIDOC week 2019.
The NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) has urged the Blue Mountains communit...
Council has endorsed its continued membership of the Western Sydney Regional...
Over $8,000 has been announced to support Men’s Sheds across the Blue...
Did you know English Holly (Ilex aquifolium) is a Local Priority Weed?
The Blue Mountains Cultural Centre has been highly commended for their...
Mountain Top Limousines Enjoy a fantastic drive in our 1929 "The Gatsby" era Limousine. $300 = 1 hour tour Max 4 passengers.Upper Mountains Only
Blue Mountains Mystery Tours Gift a loved one a goose bump filled experience, Ghost Tours & Paranormal Tours CALL PETE 0418 416 403 or 0247 512 622..
Beautiful Fine Art Originals Final open gallery for 2019. Come & nab a Xmas special. Lots to choose from.
Federation Gardens and Possums Hideaway Three night midweek stay $600 in one of our Possums Hideaway Cabins for couples
Blue Gum House Stay a week at $1330 during school holiday for 2 adults! Linen provided. $30 extra per night per extra person.