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Week Starting 4 July 2022

Merriwa Chamber of Commerce & Industry
The Merriwa Chamber of Commerce & Industry is holding their next meeting on Wednesday 13th July, 6pm, at The Royal Hotel, Merriwa.
All local business owners are invited, and highly encouraged to attend.



Merriwa Gallery


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Calling for contributions for the opening of the new Gallery. The aim is to have the Gallery filled with art the residents of the Merriwa area have created.

If you’ve made it, it’s got a place in the space!

Drop off is Tuesday and Wednesday 26th and 27th of July. Official opening is Friday July 29/7 at 5pm, contributing or not, all invited!

Checkout the June/July Newsletter here.

Any questions merriwagallery@gmail.com or Instagram

Merriwa Gallery – 133 Bettington Street, Merriwa





Service NSW


The Service NSW Mobile Service Centre will be in Merriwa next week to help residents with their NSW Government digital services.
The mobile van will be at the Upper Hunter Shire Council office in Merriwa on Monday, July 11 from 12pm to 3pm.
The Mobile Service Centres offer similar services to physical sites including:
✅ Driver licence, photo card applications and renewals
✅ Driver Knowledge Tests
✅ Working With Children Check applications
✅ Applying for birth, death and marriage certificates

Merriwa Springtime Show


REMINDER!  Tonight is the Springtime show meeting, 6:30pm, Squatters Corner, Merriwa RSL. Everyone welcome.


Crazy Beanie Day


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EVERYONE is invited!! Help us raise money for a cause that is close to many of our hearts.
Join us on Sunday 7th August from 11.30am for a Snag and a great time – make sure your sporting your crazy beanie, as there are some prizes up for grabs!!
Hit the ‘Interested’ or ‘GOING’ button on our facebook event page so that we can guage how many amazing people to expect (we wouldn’t want anyone to miss out on a snag!)
Donation tins will be located around town and at the Welcoming Centre soon, but donations can always be made online here: https://hostyourown.markhughesfoundation.com.au/page/MerriwaTouristWelcomingCentre
Any donation, big or small, would be greatly appreciated! Thanks so much!



Merriwa RSL Club


Merriwa RSL Club, August 5th, 8pm. Tickets available from Merriwa RSL phone (02) 6548 2157 


School Holiday Tennis Camps


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Merriwa Tennis Club: July 13-15

Ages 4-5 years  /  2-3pm   /   $15 per day/$45 per week

Ages 6-14 years    /   2-5pm   /   $25 per day/$75 per week

Booking are essential. Call Chris on 0400 331 553 for more information and to book. 








Merriwa Tourist Welcoming Centre & Mens Shed


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Local Land Services 


Farmers and land managers are invited to one of our free field days to learn about traditional cultural burning land management practices and how these might benefit restoration and management of woodland remnants and understorey on farms! The field days will include an information session with Den Barber, a Cultural Burn Practitioner at Yarrabin Cultural Connections, followed by a cultural burn demonstration within remnants of Box-Gum Grassy Woodland. Each field day will provide an opportunity to share knowledge and understand the benefits of traditional land management practices for modern farming and woodland restoration.

Details of events:
Wednesday 24 August or Thursday 25 August 2022
Time: 9:30am – 4:00pm
Location: Golden Highway, Merriwa

Locations of the field days will be provided on confirmation of attendance.

RSVP by Friday 19 August 2022 via this link.

Morning tea and lunch will be provided (free)


Merriwa Street Scape 

The first Street Scape meeting will be held on Wednesday 6th July at the Merriwa RSL Club at 6.30pm. This is to form a committee and to talk about making our Main Street and gardens beautiful. Everyone is welcome to attend


Upper Hunter Libraries


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🖍🎨 Looking for things to keep the kids busy in the holidays? Check out the variety of school holiday 
activities happening across all our branches. The activities flyer is available to download from our website https://upperhunterlibraries.net.au/…/winter-school…/
Bookings are essential as places are limited. PH (02) 6540 1183



If you have anything you would like included on our website, email us at merriwaportal@gmail.com 

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