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PIP CONNOLLY - Marketing & Promotions
We would like to introduce our newest team member, Pip Connolly. Pip is the acting Marketing & Promotions Coordinator while Ruby is on maternity leave. Pip started at the Griffith Tourism Hub in January 2021, before that she was the Packaging Designer at local winery Casella Family Brands. Pip has a Bachelor of Industrial Design from UNSW and a Graduate Diploma of Project Management from Curtin University. Pip is enjoying her new role and is the go-to for everything marketing, design and web related. As a long time local, Pip is a keen advocate of the local community and Destination Griffith.
We are proud to launch our Meet the Local series. Each video will celebrate the people, places and industries that make Griffith so unique. Visit Griffith and see for yourself! Our first local featured is sculptor Hape Kiddle. Hape's work purveys his deep connection to the natural world. Hape’s exhibition Custodian is open at the Griffith Regional Art Gallery until Sunday 14 March 2021. Watch the video HERE.
Love fishing in rivers & creeks of the Murray-Darling Basin? Well, this is your chance to reel in a legal-size, tagged Murray cod and win some serious cash. With $30,000 in total prize money on the line, Murray Cod Reel of Fortune is the Riverina’s first tagged fishing competition for recreational anglers. Presented by Aquna Sustainable Murray Cod and NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) the competition is designed to promote positive fishing and community goodwill. Register HERE.  
The flying Kangaroo is coming to Griffith! On Monday 1st of March, the first Qantas flight will touchdown at Griffith Airport. Qantas will offer a daily return flight from Sydney to Griffith. You will also be able to take connecting flights to Griffith from other cities and towns thanks to Qantas’ extensive domestic flight route. Book tickets HERE.

We are pleased to announce that Griffith’s new outdoor 50m swimming pool is open for business! Since opening, the new pool has been enjoyed by the local community as well as our visitors. Bring your togs and make a splash next time you're in Griffith. As always remember to slip slop slap! The Griffith Regional Aquatic Centre opening hours can be viewed HERE.

Griffith has been featured in Holidays with Kids summer edition. It is a beautiful testament to the family friendly experiences that Griffith has to offer. Holidays with Kids is Australia’s highest-circulating family travel magazine and reaches more families planning a holiday than any other publication. Holidays with Kids magazine is available in newsagents and online. You can view the Griffith feature HERE.

Griffith is the feature town in the Autumn edition of Regional Lifestyle magazine. There are over 100 pages dedicated to Griffith and the spectacular people and businesses that make our town so special. The magazine is available in 200+ newsagents across New South Wales via subscription to all states of Australia and overseas.

Baratto Wines is a family-owned and operated vineyard and winery. Practicing minimal intervention winemaking techniques, their vines are maintained without the use of pesticides, and are hand-pruned and irrigated only to relieve stress, which results in a concentrated, flavorsome finished product. The Cellar Door showcases local artists - paintings, sculptures and creative furniture – and is open for tasting. Find out more HERE.

Situated in the heart of Griffith and with recently refurbished rooms, the Griff Motel offers a modern, sophisticated and convenient accommodation option. Secure parking at you door, king beds in all rooms, free wifi, tea/coffee making facilities and work desks make for a relaxing stay whether you are travelling for business or leisure. Find out more HERE.

Thursday 1 - Monday 5 April 2021
An action packed weekend of events for the whole family. Taste our region's food and wine and experience what activities our wineries have to offer. Explore the Easter Saturday Sidewalk Sale in the CBD or stretch your legs in the Bacchus on the Lake Fun Run. Bookings will be required for most events, pick up a program from the Griffith Visitor Information Centre closer to the date or visit the WEBSITE. 

Multiple dates from Saturday 27 February 2021
Join Saltbush Stretch for a 60 minute yoga class on the lawns of Yarran Wines followed by a glass of Yarran bubbles and breakie bar overlooking the vineyards and Cocoparra National Park from the cellar door terrace. Check the 2021 dates and book in HERE.

First Sunday of the month
Take a step back in time with a guided history tour aboard the Griffith Pioneer Park Museum train. Tours leave at 11am and 11.30am on the first Sunday of the month. Book your guided museum tour HERE.

Saturday 20 March 2021
Flickerfest ‘The Best of Australian Shorts’ tour is coming to the Griffith Regional Theatre for one night only! Watch a specially curated selection of highlights from the world renowned Flickerfest. Flickerfest, celebrating 30 years. Ticket price includes a free beverage. Book your tickets HERE.

Monday 3 May to Sunday 30 May 2021
Look out in the month of May when spaces in the Griffith CBD come to life with events and activities. The fantastic Banna Lane Festival will be back during this time as well as some new events. More information to come soon.

Friday 14 & Saturday 15 May 2021
Riverina Field Days located at the Griffith Showgrounds has everything farming and agriculture related, plus animals, show rides, reptile show, live entertainment, food, household items, home improvement ideas, stalls of clothing and heaps more. Book tickets online HERE.


January, February and March are prime grape-harvest months. The majority of grapes in the local area are machine-harvested, and picked at night as it is cooler - when the grapes are cold, it helps to concentrate the aromas and flavours, stabilises the sugar levels and slows the oxidation rate.


NSW Trainlink offer daily commuter services between Griffith and Sydney via Wagga or Cootamundra. Direct train services are available on Thursdays and Sundays. All services depart and arrive at the Griffith Railway Station

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