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Create NSW

Create NSW is the NSW Government’s arts policy and funding body who provides advice to the Minister for the Arts on how to sustain and develop arts and culture in the State and contribute to broader government policy objectives.

 

Blue Mountains Library

Katoomba Library is an exciting part of the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, a 21st century facility to deliver programs which merge information, art and literature in an electronic age. It incorporates an Aboriginal Knowledge Centre and exhibit area.

Blue Mountains Cultural Centre

Opened 17 November 2012, the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre features the Blue Mountains City Art Gallery and World Heritage Exhibition which is devoted to education about the distinctive environment, history and culture of the Blue Mountains region. The Cultural Centre is co-located with the new Katoomba Library.

The Cultural Centre showcases innovative, diverse, distinctive and creative cultural programs for enjoyment by residents of, and visitors to, the Blue Mountains.

Built on the highest point in Katoomba with panoramic views of the World Heritage area, it links the main shopping precinct on Katoomba Street through enhanced pedestrian connections.

Being the first publicly owned and managed, purpose designed facility of the arts to be constructed in the Blue Mountains, it is expected that the development will significantly contribute to the improvement of the economic health and cultural vitality of the Blue Mountains and the surrounding regions.

Blue Mountains Food Co-op

The Blue Mountains Co-op sell beautiful fresh food at fair prices that don’t cost the earth. The Co-op  is owned and run by its members and the shop is open 7 days a week, in the heart of Katoomba. By becoming a member you can save 10% on your shopping or you can just come in and shop at our regular fair prices. The Co-op sells certified organic and biodynamic fresh fruit and vegetables, chemical free local produce, bulk wholefoods, foods for special dietary needs and eco-friendly cleaning products.

Children’s Book Council of Australia – NSW, Blue Mountains Sub-branch

The Childrens Book Council of New South Wales, which became the Children’s Book Council of Australia, was established in 1945.

The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) is a not-for-profit, volunteer-run organisation which aims to engage the community with quality literature for young Australians.

The CBCA presents Children’s Book of the Year Awards – annual awards to books of literary merit for outstanding contribution to Australian children’s literature.

In 2015, the CBCA celebrated 70 years of enjoying and promoting the best of Australian literature for children and young people.

The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) membership is comprised of individuals who are passionate about children’s and young adult literature.

There is a branch in each state and territory of Australia, and within these state branches are local area sub-branches.

Pinerolo, the Children’s Book Cottage

Pinerolo, the Children’s Book Cottage is the home for children’s books in New South Wales – at Blackheath in the beautiful Blue Mountains. Pinerolo promotes Australian picture books and their creators, educates children and adults about picture books, provides a venue for the exhibition of original artwork from picture books and brings people interested in picture books together in an inspiring environment.

WestWords

WestWords, based in Parramatta, is dedicated to celebrating and championing the stories of the people, places and cultures that comprise the heart of Western Sydney. A guiding philosophy of WestWords is a belief in the power of literature and literacy (written, oral and visual), self-expression and creativity to change lives and the experience of communities. With a strategic focus on children and young people and through a comprehensive program of workshops, residencies, fellowships and support for writers we offer professional opportunities for the growth of distinctive voice

Bendigo Bank

The origins of Bendigo Bank began more than 150 years ago in two great Australian communities, Bendigo in Victoria and Adelaide in South Australia. Bendigo Bank and Adelaide Bank each started out as building societies, driven to help Australians buy their own home.

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank is now a top 60 ASX listed company, owned by more than 90,000 shareholders. We have more than 6,500 employees, who serve about 1.5 million customers in over 500 communities Australia-wide.

Benetatos White

Benetatos White, established in 1993, has become one of the leading law firms in the Blue Mountains. Our dedicated and professional team delivers quality legal services in most practice areas and we are accredited specialists in family law.

The Carrington Hotel

Restored to its former grandeur, this heritage listed hotel is a local landmark offering the elegance, luxury & charm of yesteryear. Spacious guest rooms & Suites are offered in an array of different styles, catering for all tastes and budgets. The Carrington is the perfect destination for a romantic getaway or a convenient base from which to explore the surrounding World Heritage listed Blue Mountains National Park

 

Falls Wines

Falls Wines was established in the year 2000 to produce and market wine from grapes grown at the Falls Vineyard, Canowindra which is situated in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales approximately 20 kilometres north east of Cowra and 4 hours drive west from Sydney. Historic Canowindra is a pristine example of a town bearing the hallmarks of wealth supported by both gold mining and wool production in previous centuries with its heritage-listed main street. The region is favoured by a general abundance of water provided by the Lachlan and Belubula Rivers and boasts rich soils which gave rise to the cultivation of many crops such as lucerne and canola and a variety of vegetables. More recent times have seen the establishment of a number of vineyards.

Leura Dental

A complete range of common sense dental care for the Blue Mountains.

Leura Dental has had over 20 years of experience servicing the upper Blue Mountains with complete dental care. With a friendly atmosphere and focus on preventative, common sense dental care;
Leura Dental offers a full range of services from preventive dentistry to complex procedures.

Mount Vic Flicks

Mount Vic Flicks is located in heritage-listed Mount Victoria, one of the highest towns in the Blue Mountains and is a much loved and treasured icon of the Upper Blue Mountains. Built in 1934, the cinema is a window into the golden age of Australian country picture theatre culture.

The family run independent cinema shows an eclectic mix of quality films from Australia and abroad, arthouse to kids, new releases to classics. Mount Vic Flicks are a participating cinema of the captured in HD broadcasts of the National Theatre Live and MET Opera series and host various local and international film festivals, special events and fundraisers.

Red Egg Design

Scenic World Shared

Scenic World is a third generation family business operating in Katoomba for over 70 years. The Shared program builds on our decades of local philanthropy with a framework for future giving.

 

Trumans

With a history more than ninety-five years providing a full range of accounting services, Trumans is the right size to give you the personal and partner-level service you want and large enough to provide the experience and support you need to confidently manage and grow your business.

Trumans is a respected firm of Chartered Accountants with offices located in Chatswood and the Blue Mountains. Trumans Wealth Management is located at Level 10, 4 Martin Place, Sydney.

UMI Real Estate

UMI represents a refreshing approach to buying and selling real estate in the upper Blue Mountains. UMI is an independent agency that offers appropriate, customised marketing solutions for selling your home.