The drought has had a detrimental impact on Toonumbar Dam, Bells Bay Camp Ground and all of the Kyogle Fishing Club planned events.
We pray for rain
We have been nominated for an award at the upcoming 2019 Kyogle and District Chamber of Commerce Business Awards in two categories, Agriculture and Primary Industries; and Malcolm Wallis Tourism and Visitor Experience. Thank you to all of our supporters and those who nominated us.
We have been successful in receiving a grant from the Kyogle Council. This will go towards restocking Toonumbar Dam with 9000 fingerlings.
The new amenities at the popular Bells Bay Camp Ground at Toonumbar Dam are now open to the public.
Federal Member for Page, Kevin Hogan said local businesses in and around Kyogle have been given a big economic boost thanks to a $2 million upgrade to the Toonumbar Dam access road
Successful discussions between WaterNSW, Kyogle Shire Council and Kyogle Fishing Club have resulted in the Kygole Fishing Club taking over Bells Bay Camp Ground to ensure the grounds remain open as a key and valuable tourism asset for the region
WaterNSW has listened to community and local government concerns, understands the importance of the camping ground and remains committed to providing public access to the dam area and recreational sites while the review takes place
Hidden in the hills behind the little town of Kyogle is a little gem of a waterway called Toonumbar Dam. It was built in 1972 across Iron Pot Creek, in the headwaters of the Richmond River catchment, and holds about 11,000 megalitres when full.
Kyogle Fishing Club were presented with a cheque to assist in the purchase of fingerlings to re-stock the Toonumbar Dam.