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Deniliquin XXXX Gold Fishing Classic expected to draw huge crowd

Posted on February 17th, 2015

A prize pool valued at $60,000 will be up for grabs in the XXXX Gold Fishing Classic in 2015, including four boats. Held on Deniliquin’s picturesque Edward River and with the event’s headquarters positioned right in the heart of town, the 2015 Classic will be held from Friday, February 20 to Sunday, February 22. The […]

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Dan Sultan to play Riverboats Music Festival

Posted on January 15th, 2015

The Riverboats Music Festival continues to cements its place as one of Australia’s best boutique events with another outstanding lineup for 2015. The lineup features Dan Sultan, Sarah Blasko, Tex Perkins and the Dark Horses, The Whitlams, The Bamboos, Magic Dirt’s Adalita, Bad Seed Mick Harvey, Diesel, Fraser A Gorman, Sal Kimber & The Rollin’ […]

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$50 million to seal Cobb Highway

Posted on June 18th, 2014

This week’s announcement of $50 million towards the sealing of the Cobb Highway will provide a boost to tourism numbers according to Peter McCrabb, President of The Long Paddock Committee. “We have been involved in the lobbying to seal the Cobb Highway since the inception of The Long Paddock Committee in 1999. We greet this […]

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A picture is worth a thousand words

Posted on June 10th, 2014

Sunsets, like childhood are viewed with wonder not just because they are beautiful but because they are fleeting – so said Richard Paul Evens. Whoever he may be, his words capture the feeling we have all experienced when presented with a breathtaking sunset.  Sunsets are a reminder that try as we might, we will never […]

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New accommodation provider in Wilcannia

Posted on June 12th, 2013

Warrawong on the Darling is a brand new caravan and camping  park located just 3 km from historic Wilcannia. An ideal place to base yourself while you explore the northern end of The Long Paddock Warrawong on the Darling is ideally located on the Banks of the Darling River & with all new, modern amenities, beautiful […]

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Long time tribute installed on The Long Paddock

Posted on July 12th, 2012

Images from left to right – The Woodcutters, The Barge, Cut and Smoko. Artworks should start a conversation  – so the saying goes, and this week The Long Paddock Committee (LPC) are hoping to start a few conversations with visitors about the timber industry in the region with the installation of four major public artworks […]

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4 new exciting artworks ready to go….

Posted on January 17th, 2012

The Long Paddock Committee (LPC)  has recently overseen the design of four new artworks to be installed along the route. The artworks pay tribute to the contribution of the timber industry in the region.  The new artwork designs are currently on display in the Deniliquin and Mathoura Visitor Information Centres and can also be seen on […]

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The Long Paddock – finalist again

Posted on July 25th, 2011

The Long Paddock Cobb Highway Touring Route has once again been announced as a finalist in the  2011 Inland Tourism Awards.    “Every time we have entered the awards we have been a finalist which is a great accolade for the touring route “said Pete McCrabb, President of the Long Paddock Committee (LPC). “Unfortunately we have […]

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Great spots for a great shot

Posted on June 28th, 2011

Remember the “old” days when taking a photo was as much good luck as skill? When you never quite knew if you got everyone in the photo or if you cut off a few heads!  With digital cameras all the excuses have gone …if you point and shoot enough you are bound to get a […]

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Spida Everitt visits The Long Paddock

Posted on May 11th, 2011

Recently The Long Paddock played host to Spida Everitt and his team from The Great Australian Doorstep (5.00pm Saturdays, Channel 7Two). Spida ( former Swanie and Saints AFL legend) had a great time exploring all that we have to offer. Spida is a very tall man and we had to fold him up like a […]

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