Wallerawang/Lidsdale Country Women’s Association

The association provide service to the Country through Country Women by Country Women for Country Women.

They raise money to help those in need especially women & children and advice Governement departments on how this can be done and where spedcific needs are.

Contact Information


Contact Information

Contact: Rosalie Livingstone
Phone: 02 6355 1271
Postal Address: PO Box 32
Wallerawang NSW 2845
Address: Tweedie St Wallerawang



Rydal Village Association


The Rydal Village Assocation is working to restore the heritage village and attract tourism.

The Daffodil Festival and open gardens is an annual event, held on the 2nd and 3rd weekends in September. Money raised from this event goes to charity and village beautification.


The Rydal Village Association meets every 3 months on a Sunday at 6pm in the Rydal Union Church.

Contact the Secretary Helen Black for details.

Contact Information


Contact: Helen BlackPhone: (02) 6355 6360Email: davidhelenb@gmail.com



Rural Fire Brigades


Fire Zone
Brigade No:
President: Ian Henry
Ph 6379 7743
Treasurer: Ron Dixon
Ph 6379 7775
Secretary: Carol Henry
Ph 6379 7743

Glen Alice

President: George Richardson
Captain: Bruce Richardson
Ph 6379 7288
Treasurer: Dennis Frew





Quota International of Lithgow Inc

Quota International Inc links members of all ages, occupations & nationalities in a worldwide network of service & friendship committed to serving their communities. With a motto "We Share" Quotarians assist deaf & speech impaired individuals and disadvantaged women & children and others in need. Serving others, developing friendships & promoting international understanding are values shared by all.



Contact:  President: Kay Adams
Secretary: Sue Holt
Postal Address: PO Box 317
Lithgow NSW 2790
Phone: (02)6351  3626




Lithgow Tidy Towns


Nobody can deny the impact Lithgow Tidy Towns Committee have had Lithgow. The small group have had many successes and won many awards of the years. Recent projects include establishing a pop up art installation in the walkway between Main St and Woolworths which proved very popular with tourists and locals alike.

Meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of month at 4pm at the Hoskins Parish Centre, Bridge St Lithgow.

Contact Information


Sue Graves,
0427 101 887

Kathleen Compton
0418 416 017





Lithgow Tidy Towns Awards since 1988

Year Project Award
2011 Lithgow Winner Australian Tidiest Town
Lithgow Winner Environmental innovation and protection
Lithgow HC Heritage & culture
Lithgow HC Water Conservation
Lithgow Community event Australia Day Awards
lithgow City Council
2010 Lithgow Overall winner Tidiest town in NSW
Lithgow 1st Overall Town category E
Lithgow Ironfest HC Cultural Heritage
Lithgow City Council Bush swamps 1st Wildlife Corridors and habitats
Uniting church Beehive HC Bush Spirit
2009 Lithgow 2nd Overall Tidiest Town
Mt Kanimbla Landcare Inc Wildlife Corridors & habitats conservation
2008 Lithgow 1st Overall tidiest town
Australian Ecosystems Foundation 1st Wildlife Corridors
Small Arms Factory Museum 1st Cultural heritage
Lithgow Community Nursery Wildlife Corridors 1st
St Pats School HC Schools environment
Zig Zag Railway HC Cultural Heritage
Lithgow City Council HC Litter prevention
2006 Furnace Fire & Forge Trail 1st Cultural Heritage
Lithgow Community Nursery 1st Wildlife Corridors
Lithgow City Council HC Litter prevention
Lithgow Tidy Towns HC Civic partnerships
Lithgow HC Friendly towns
Lithgow 2nd Overall
2005 Australian Eco Systems  1st Wildlife Corridors
Lithgow City Council  HC Cultural Heritage Conservation
Lithgow 3rd – 50th award Overall Tidiest Town
Category E
2004 Lithgow 3rd  3rd Overall Tidiest Town Category E
Lithgow Community Nursery 1st  Wildlife Corridors
Zig Zag Railway 1st Cultural and heritage
Workmens Club Highly Commended ClubsNSW Partnership
La Salle Academy HC Schools Environment
Lithgow HC Friendly town
2003 Delta Electricity  Lithgow Business Partnerships 3rd Category D
2002 Cullen Bullen School Highly Commended School Environment Award
Portland Walnut Weekend Highly Commended Cultural Heritage Conservation Award
Hermitage Flat Coalmine Rehabilitation and
Copperwing Butterfly Habitat Restoration Winner
Wildlife Corridors and Conservation Award
2001  La Salle Academy Equal First Place Schools Environment Award
Lake Pillans Highly Commended Wildlife Corridors & Habitat Conservation Award
State Mine Heritage Park Highly Commended Cultural Heritage Award
2000 Lithgow-Highly Commended Tidiest Town
Lithgow Hospital Geothermal Heating Joint winners with Dubbo
Energy Innovation
Lake Lyell Recreation Area Wildlife Corridors and Habitat conservation
1999 Olympic Gold Schools Landcare Highly Commended
School Environment Award
1998 Lithgow Finalist Tidiest Town
Lithgow 1st Place Community of the Year
Lithgow Rotary (Smoke Detectors) Community
Lithgow Small Arms Museum Cultural Heritage
1997 Lithgow NSW Tidiest Town NSW Tidiest Town
Lithgow 1st Place Tidiest Town
Lithgow-Bathurst Roadside clean-up Roadside Litter Reduction
Radio 2LT Broadcast media
Coxs River Catchment & Floodplain project Waterways & Foreshores Protection
Mr Colin Drewe Outstanding Individual
1996 Lithgow 1st Place Tidiest Town
Radio 2LT Broadcast Media
State Mine Heritage Park & Railway Cultural Heritage Preservation
1995 Lithgow 1st Place Tidiest Town
Union Theatre Cultural Heritage Preservation
1994 Lithgow 2nd Place Tidiest Town
Lithgow Community Nursery Environment
1993 Lithgow 2nd Place Tidiest Town
Lithgow Roadside Litter Program
D&J Ford Mitsubishi Dealership
1992 Lithgow 3rd Place Tidies Town
Lithgow High School Schools Environment
Radio 2LT Broadcast Media
1991 Lithgow High School Schools Environment
Tanderra Nursing Home Community Services
Lithgow Mercury Print Media
1990 Lithgow Quota Club Community Service
Lithgow High School Schools environment
1989 Radio 2LT Broadcast Media
Lithgow High School  Youth (Nature Trail)
1988 Lithgow Mercury Print Media







Lithgow Legacy


Legacy provides support and assistance for veterans widows and dependants including:

  • financial assistance
  • social welfare
  • assistance with education costs,
  • medical
  • holidays and more.

Meeting Details

Time: 6.00 4th Wednesday of the month

Location: 90 Main St, Lithgow

Contact Information

Contact: Jack Crane
Postal Address: PO Box 127
Lithgow NSW 2790
Phone: (02) 6351 2584
Website: www.legacy.com.au/




Lithgow Environmental Group

Lithgow Environment Group (LEG) is a group of enthusiastic, resourceful, pro-active residents dedicated to environmental and conservation issues affecting the local area. We also encourage debate and education on climate change. All Welcome

Meeting Details

Meetings are held bi-monthly

Location: Lithgow Information and Neighbourhood Centre Padley Street Entrance. Lithgow



Contact Information


Address: PO Box 3081
Phone: 0408 315 041
Email:  chrisandjulie@activ8.net.au

Garden Club


The Garden Club meets at 2.00 pm  on the first Monday of the month at Hoskins Parish Hall unless notified of change.


Contact Information

Contact: Margaret Campbell
Email: lithgowgardenclub@gmail.com
Postal Address: PO Box 498
Lithgow NSW 2790
Phone: 6351 3372  


Lithgow & District Family History Society


The society's rooms on the corner of Tank & Donald streets Lithgow will be open for family history research, on the first Saturday of each month, (except long weekends) on a trial basis for the rest of 2003.

The cost of research for non-members of the society is $10.00 per person per day.

Open Hours

Tuesday  6.00 pm - 9.00 pm
Friday 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
First Saturday
of month
10.00 am - 4.00 pm

Main St

Contact Information

Postal: PO Box 516
Lithgow NSW 2790
Phone: (02) 6353 1089
Email: ldfhs@lisp.com.au
Website: www.lisp.com.au/~ldfhs/

Hartley District Progress Association

Meeting Details

When: first Monday of every second month
Where: Hartley Historic School
Time: 7.30pm


Contact Information

President: Duncan Wass
6355 2043
Vice President: Seamus Casey
6355 2113
Treasurer: Barbara Johnson
6355 2017
Secretary: Seamus Casey
6355 2113
Address: PO Box 372
Lithgow NSW 2790
Email: hartleyprogress@gmail.com
Website: www.hartleyvalley.org.au