Course Attendance Information – Everything you need to know
Courses take place at our purpose built Training Centre:
30 Brennan’s Way
(Head out of Wellington on Showground Rd. Signage will be displayed from Bush Ranger Creek Road onwards).
9.30am - 4.30pm both days, please arrive around 9am for a 9.30 start.
There will be morning and afternoon tea breaks, and lunch.
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING
- Hat, gloves, strong footwear (preferably steel toed).
- The desire to learn and create!
WHAT IS PROVIDED
- An appropriately qualified instructor with groups limited to 10 people
- Tools, safety glasses, and sun protection
- Lunch, refreshments, and reusable water bottle
- Saturday night alfresco pizza with your walling chums
- A certificate of completion
- Course information booklet
- Access to ongoing project support
- Discounted bed and breakfast for those who have per-booked (All linen/towels provided)
- There will also be an opportunity to purchase specific tools, resources and merchandise
Wellington and the local surrounds
Discovered in 1817 Wellington has long been known for its rich history and breathtaking natural beauty. Nestled in the foothills of the Mount Arthur Reserve where the Bell and Macquarie Rivers meet, this charming town is a bona fide nature lover’s paradise.
Top attractions in the local area
- Mt Arthur Reserve Immerse yourself in the serenity of Wellington’s countryside at the 2,100 hectare Mount Arthur Reserve. Mount Arthur Reserve offers scenic viewpoints as well as picnicking, bushwalking, horse riding and bike riding opportunities. There are six marked walking trails which range from 30 minutes to a half day trek and vary in difficulty with all trails delivering spectacular views of the surrounding valley. Along the way you can enjoy spotting some 400 species of native flora and fauna that call the Reserve home along with many native Australian animals and birds.
- Wellington Caves Australia’s prehistoric past is within reach at the incredible Wellington Caves. Discover what has been drawing visitors, travellers and scientists to Wellington since the 1830's.
Unearth the mysteries of the megafauna that once roamed Australia and find out what those miners where up to 100 years ago on the Phosphate and Fossil tour.
Marvel at the 15m tall stalagmite in the Cathedral Cave and the delicate dripping stalactites in the Gaden Cave.
- Lake Burrendong Adventure beckons at Lake Burrendong or ‘The Dam’ as it’s known to locals. Spike the adrenaline in the warmer months and try your hand at water skiing, wakeboarding and biscuiting. Pack the reels, rods and tackle box and you may just take home the ‘big one’ with seven different fish species to catch. More than just aquatic life, the dam is a haven for native Australian animals and there’s no better way to spot them than on a scenic hike. Or head out on the gently winding waterways of the Macquarie River, a favourite destination for kayakers and stand up paddleboarders.
- Burrendong Botanic Garden and Arboretum Discover a natural haven at the Burrendong Botanic Garden and Arboretum overlooking the majestic Lake Burrendong and explore over 164 hectares dedicated to the conservation of Australia's unique and incredibly diverse flora. Open from sunrise to sunset every day with free entry you can wander through Fern Gully, a man-made rainforest situated beneath an enormous suspended, thatched canopy.
- Wellington Golf Club Challenging and enjoyable for golfers of all levels, Wellington Golf Club features 18 grass greens throughout gently undulating fairways. Club, cart and buggy hire. Full club facilities, visitors welcome. Stay and play packages available at the nearby Wellington Caves. Some golf accessories available.
- Osawano Japanese Gardens Mingle with Mother Nature and enjoy the tranquillity of the Osawano Japanese Gardens.