Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Spruce up for some town buildings and memorabilia

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Rex Mansfield, a roving painter is in town working on some much needed repainting of the town’s old business fronts and iconic installations.

He has started in Ray Hunter Park where he is putting the finishing touches to the “Barkindji Fish”, the original creation of the late Karen Riley. The Barrow & Co steam engine has been finished. Ray will then move onto other work including the Post Office, the cemetery gates, the Athenaeum, Jack Swift’s old building and the old Commercial Bank.

The funding for the heritage shop façade and other upgrades in all towns came from Joint Organisation of Western Division Councils Tourism Infrastructure funds.

Wilcannia News September 2022

This article appeared in Wilcannia News, September 2022.



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