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     A rural community - working together - we get the job done

Northcliffe has an easy going rural lifestyle, pristine natural environment, good winter rainfall and an abundance of flora and fauna found nowhere else in the world.
It is close to the extensive and unspoilt coastline of the D'Entrecasteaux National Park in the south west of Western Australia and enjoys magnificant Karri forests on its doorstep.

Northcliffe residents support numerous community groups and projects and are passionate about local issues.

This web site is a an initiative of the Northcliffe Community Resource Centre

Contact the Northcliffe Community Resource Centre for currrent training programs on
9776 7330 or email ncrc@northcliffe.org.au

News and Upcoming Events

90th adThe Northcliffe 90th celebrations are on the September long weekend, 27th, 28th and 29th of September. It commemorates 90 years since the foundation of the original Northcliffe community. This was a community based on the group settlement scheme, originally set up for farming.

Later in the community, timber become a mainstay until the events of the late 1980’s and early 1990’s, the conservationists campaigned to have logging shut down in old growth forests. Now the community is known as part of the Southern Forest Region and is popular with tourists, wildlife lovers and historians.

The main road will be closed on Sunday for the opening and festivities.

The main Hub for the day is the Museum where you can meet and greet and also obtain programmes and maps from the museum and the Northcliffe General store. Proposed activities for the weekend will include: .

 

Saturday from 12.00 p.m.

Food sites: Sausage sizzle Lion’s food Van, Ice Cream Van.
Local food – Hollow Butt, Northcliffe Hotel and Co Operative.

Activities:

* A Community bus will operate for popular remembrance destinations and places of interest * The AFL final will be screened in a central location * Open session at Northcliffe school * Walking Tours will operate. * There will be Busking and Music * There will be displays of Ye Olde Farm Machinery * An Antiques Road show * A “Way Back when” exhibit * A Book sale at the CRC * Face painting * Billie Cart racing * Cross cut saw * Cockie gate * Log chop * Milk and cream separation * Fortune teller * Wildflower display * Twilight memories * Photos of group families * Heritage listed buildings * Fairy Floss/donut stalls (Some of these events continue on Sunday) * The Town hall will offer a Ball on Saturday Night!

Sunday - Road closed

8. a.m.- 10.am.Pancake breakfast
9.00 a.m. Markets at park opposite hotel.
9.30 – Ecumenical service at gazebo
11.30 a.m. Main Opening

  • Dignitaries
  • Vintage cars
  • Log Truck
  • Albany pipe band Band
  • PowerPoint/slide show display at the museum -
    Copies can be made for guests
  • Bus Tours
  • Children’s activities
  • Bouncy Castle


    Music Concert – 6.30-9.00 p.m. Town Hall

Breaking Wind News

Power Outage for Northcliffe Community Resource Centre

The Northcliffe CRC will be closed on Tuesday the 29th April and Thursday the 1st of May

 
Northcliffe Visitor Centre Understory - Art in Nature

The Northcliffe Information and Visitor Centre and the Understory Art Trail (formerly the Southern Forest Sculpture Walk) were officially opened on November 25th 2006
email: ncfvisitorcentre@westnet.com.au


"Pathways" by Peter Hill
For further information about the
Understory Art Trail visit the web site
or phone: 08 9776 7331
email: info@southernforestarts.com.au
address PO Box 395 Northcliffe WA 6262

 

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