Northey Park, Inverell

28th Aug 2017

Northey Park is an 8 hectare park situated on the Macintyre River in Inverell. The park has been a focal point for Landcare activities since rehabilitation commenced in 2007.

Gwymac Fact
Over 200 volunteers have provided hands on help with Northey Park since the project commenced. Volunteers have range from 5 years of age through to those in their 70’s!
Find out more about joining Friends of Northey Park and getting involved, contact us.
Project milestones:
  • More than 1100 trees and shrubs planted to date.
  • Waterwise and bush tucker native gardens established.
  • 1km of walking tracks
  • Picnic benches & covered picnic tables
  • Educational signage – including species identification, aims of the park, maps and sustainability tips.
  • Platypus viewing area – signage provided by students of Macintyre High School
  • Composting toilet with wheelchair access.
  • Bicycle track – currently underway.
Project Partners:
The project has attracted support from all sectors of the community and includes financial and volunteer support from the following organisations:
  • The Rotary Club of Inverell
  • Inverell Shire Council
  • Green Fingers Garden Club
  • Friends of Northey Park
  • Forests NSW
  • Joblink Plus
  • Natural Resource Advisory Council’s ‘Forging Partnerships’ program
  • Caring for our Country
  • Australia Post Community Development Program
  • Border Rivers-Gwydir CMA
  • Australian Government’s Community Water Grants program
  • Department of Lands
  • Macintyre High School
  • Inverell Public School
  • Ross Hill Public School
  • Probus
  • Rural Fire Service

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