2021 national get
Members & their friends
are invited to attend the groups 16th national meet
please fill in the
attendance form found under the making arrangements heading
WHEN. From Monday 20th to Friday 24th September 2021.
Walcha Showground, Walcha, NSW.
GETTING THERE. Walcha is
located on the banks of the Apsley River in the south-eastern edge
of the New South Wales Northern Tablelands at the intersection of
the Oxley Highway & Thunderbolts Way.
DISTANCES. Walcha is 414km from Sydney,
Brisbane, 1234km from Melbourne & 1557km from Adelaide.
The showground is located to the north of town on Thunderbolts Way,
renamed Derby Street in Walcha.
Gates to the Walcha Showground will be
open from 10am on Friday 17th September. There is no public camping
in the showground. If you arrive early there is
the nearby Walcha Caravan Park.
Members need to vacate the showground by
Saturday morning 25th September as the Walcha Pony Club will be arriving around lunchtime.
MAKING ARRANGEMENTS. If
you would like to attend please register via the
online attendance form.
You will receive an email to your nominated email address to confirm
The cost is per camper trailer regardless of the number of
people. If you stay for seven nights you only pay for six.
Powered Sites. $25 per
Unpowered Sites. $20 per night
Please consider your power requirements as there are only a
limited number of 10amp power outlets available. An
Ampsafe from Bunnings is needed to connect your 15amp van inlet to
the showgrounds 10amp power outlet via a 15amp lead. Power for medical reasons will be first taken
into account, the rest will be on a first in basis. Please tick the
appropriate box in the online attendance form.
POWER LEADS. Please
bring your long 15amp leads & ensure your power lead
is presented in a safe usable condition. All leads are
only to be used in one continuous length from the outlet to the camper trailer
or caravan. No illegal made up 15amp to 10amp
adaptors are to be used.
Only to be used in extreme circumstances & only by permission.
CONTACT ON ARRIVAL.
On arrival into the showground please give Rob, Kevin or
a call (calling campertrailers) on channel UHF18.
Camping fees are payable to Rob & Carol on arrival. The correct money
in cash would be
helpful. You will then be directed to a suitable campsite.
There will be an admin fee of
$10 to cover the cost of the 'showbag' which contains a
commemorative national meet sticker & the printing of lanyard
style name tags holders,
laminated camper ID sheets, itinerary & attendance sheets etc.
FIREWOOD. Firewood will be supplied for the week. Don't forget your block splitter.
CHAINSAWS. There will be a firewood
working bee each afternoon.
FIRES only to
be lit in containers. Half forty-four gallon fire bins with be provided. You are
more than welcome to use your own fire container or pig etc.
Town drinking water is available.
SHOWER. Hot showers are available
in two amenities blocks. You are more than welcome to use your own
There are flushing toilets in four amenities blocks.
There is wheelchair access to a disabled shower & toilet.
There is a free dump point at the Council Works Depot at 120 North
Street. There also has a dump point at Walcha Caravan Park on the
Corner of North & Middle Streets. There is a fee if you are not
DOGS must be kept on a leash at all times & droppings collected.
Bins will placed around the showground in a position so the garbage
truck can empty them on Thursday morning.
LAUNDROMAT Walcha Caravan Park operates
an excellent coin operated Laundromat, installed in 2014 with new
machines and dryers. The Laundromat is available to the general
WEATHER. Walcha's yearly climate
Things to do around Walcha
Please keep in mind that the group owners will not accept any responsibility
for members & non-members actions during the get together. If you decide to attend, it is solely at
your own responsibility, including any side trips or outings during the meet.
Rob, Kevin & Jason
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