Kurrumbede Success!

Kurrumbede Success!

Kurrumbede Success! After three-and-a-half years, the former Mackellar family homestead is now officially a heritage-listed property. The announcement was made by local member, Mr Kevin Anderson MP, who presented Society President Philippa Murray with the official...
Kurrumbede considered for State Heritage Register

Kurrumbede considered for State Heritage Register

The Society needs your help. If you care about the future of Kurrumbede, please consider writing a submission! For many, Dorothea Mackellar’s ‘My Country’ poem sums up the Australian bush. Kurrumbede, the Mackellar family property near Gunnedah, north west NSW, is...
2021 CEREMONY LIVE!

2021 CEREMONY LIVE!

Our 2021 ceremony is now live and available at the following links: Website: https://dorothea.com.au/Presentation-Ceremony Facebook: https://fb.watch/80YotoLc9E/ YouTube: https://youtu.be/pTPXKlZ8H6A Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/604671645 We hope you...
Brittany Completes 2021 Workshops!

Brittany Completes 2021 Workshops!

Project Officer Visits Local Schools Our Project Officer Brittany has completed her annual rounds of poetry workshops around the local area. She said she loves visiting the schools and witnessing first-hand the ideas students conjure up. They usually write a group...
Dorothea Mackellar Silo Art Mural

Dorothea Mackellar Silo Art Mural

Dorothea Immortalised One of the Dorothea Mackellar Memorial Society’s biggest feats during the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020-21 was the installation of the giant Dorothea Mackellar mural in Barber St, Gunnedah. This objective became a possibility when Gunnedah...