Tag Archives: BMCC

Echo Point proposed upgrades FACT SHEET

By | December 12, 2019

Background The place we now call Echo Point has been of great significance to Gundungurra and Darug people for time immemorial, and is linked to creation stories which connect it to other sacred stories across the continent. It is also one of the most visited sites of Aboriginal cultural significance in Australia. We want the… Read More »

BMCC adopts long term plan for Scenic Eastern Escarpment

By | May 18, 2018

Blue Mountains City Council has adopted a long term plan for the scenic eastern escarpment that will guide the future development of nature and culture based recreation and tourism opportunities in the lower Blue Mountains. Mayor, Cr Mark Greenhill said, “The Master Plan is key to obtaining significant State and Commonwealth investment in recreation infrastructure… Read More »

Wentworth Falls Lake

By | January 4, 2018

READ and SHARE our free eMag “Wentworth Falls Lake” click here. https://goo.gl/TF2nXa Wentworth Falls Lake was originally created by the damming of Jamison Creek to supply water for the steam railway.  Today, it’s a wonderful resource for locals and visitors alike. The Lake is now home to native and introduced waterfowl, native fish such as Gudgeons,… Read More »

Have your say on the future of the Scenic Eastern Escarpment

By | January 24, 2017

The Blue Mountains is fringed by stunning sandstone escarpments to its north, south, east and west. The southern escarpment is well known as a national and international tourist destination, hosting the Three Sisters, Echo Point along with popular lookouts, walking tracks and climbing and abseiling sites. As upgrades continue to the visitor infrastructure on the… Read More »

Flashback: 160 years of Australian Fashion Photos

By | June 30, 2015

The glamorous story of Australian fashion photography is revealed in Flashback: 160 years of Australian Fashion Photos, a new travelling display opening at Springwood Library from 11 to 24 July. Springwood Library will be celebrating this event with a morning tea on 22 July and invites fashion-conscious Mountainfolk to enter the spirit of the event… Read More »

Poetry in the mountains is successfully slammed

By | June 22, 2015

The funky surroundings of the Katoomba Library and the offbeat vibe of the Australian Poetry Slam continue to be a perfect partnership. This year’s event, which was held on Thursday 18 June, attracted over 80 people and was hosted by the charismatic 2014 Slam Champ, Zohab Zee Khan – didgeridoo player, harmonica beat-boxer and hip-hop… Read More »

BMCC Hosts world’s biggest swimming lesson

By | June 1, 2015

For the first time, Blue Mountains City Council Leisure Centres has registered to be a part of the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson Guinness World Record attempt. But we need your help! On Thursday 18 June, tens of thousands of kids and adults at aquatic facilities around the world will unite for the sixth year in… Read More »

Council to review Springwood Town Centre Plan

By | March 9, 2015

Blue Mountains City Council is embarking on a masterplan to guide the future development of the Springwood Town Centre. Master plans are an important component in setting a suitable planning framework for the look, feel, vitality, viability, sustainability and accessibility of towns and villages in the City. The masterplan will involve a review and update… Read More »