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Permanent drinking stations installed in the Blue Mountains

Eight permanent drinking water stations have been installed at recreational spaces across the Blue Mountains City Council Local Government Area. Council and Sydney Water have worked together to provide the stations at some of the area’s most frequented recreation spaces. Mayor, Cr Mark Greenhill, said ‘Making fresh drinking water available at recreation locations is one… Read More »

What’s on in the Greater Blue Mountains’ region

USE your free Ask Roz Blue Mountains app, to find great things to see and do in the greater Blue Mountains region. Below are some links you may find useful on a daily basis. See what’s on, check the weather, read all local newspapers and listen to 2LT.  What’s on TODAY What’s on TOMORROW Rainy Day – Wheelchair FriendlyExhibitions – MarketsSwimming Spots – Hot… Read More »

Historic Katoomba Railway Station and Goods Shed dating back to 1881.

In 1881 a new timber platform and station were built in Katoomba, to the west of the level-crossing. The goods yard between the station and Bathurst Road, then the Great Western Highway, was developed in 1883-4, with a goods shed, dock, siding and crane (which is still on the site, although not in its original position).… Read More »

SCENIC WORLD PRESENTS DINOSAUR VALLEY FROM 1ST NOVEMBER 2018

Dinosaur Valley has arrived at Scenic World, bringing the ancient rainforest to life with prehistoric dinosaurs, daily events and family fun from November 1 – January 28. Marking the first event of its kind in the Blue Mountains, Dinosaur Valley will take visitors on a journey through time to explore the fascinating world of dinosaurs… Read More »

Planning for the return of the Winter Magic Festival in 2019

Blue Mountains Economic Enterprise (BMEE) is set to work with the Winter Magic Festival Committee, after Blue Mountains City Council outlaid $80,000 to ensure the future of the event. The funding will be spent to help: Determine parameters for future Winter Magic Festival events; Establish a new sustainable management structure for the committee; and Engage… Read More »

Leura in the Blue Mountains is the Perfect Spot for a Weekend Getaway

99km from Sydney is the popular town of Leura in the Blue Mountains is the perfect spot for a weekend getaway. If you’re trying to find a lovely town surrounded by even lovelier scenery, then Leura is where you want to go. The beauty of the town has led to it occasionally being referred to as… Read More »

Blue Mountains Geographical Encyclopaedia

The Blue Mountains Geographical Encyclopaedia covers the area between the Nepean River and Mount Victoria is sandwiched over 200 years of European history and thousands of years of Aboriginal heritage, some 2700 names have been applied to the places in between. This book is about those names, the men and women who named them, why… Read More »

Promote your event in Ask Roz for free

Ask Roz would like to help you promote your event, but to do that we need some key information. Did you know that Australians over 18 spend an average of 35 hours per week browsing on their mobile device.  Through our multi award-winning Ask Roz platform, you will reach web, mobile, social media and digital… Read More »