Current Exhibition

29th Rotary Cartoon Awards

Join us for a good laugh! The Bunker Cartoon Gallery presents the 29th Rotary Cartoon Awards, the longest running cartoon competition in Australia. On display from 11 August to 1 October, 2017, the exhibition is showcasing the very best of Australian cartooning, from political cartoons to caricatures to comic strips.

Why not join us on opening night, Saturday, 12 August. This is the Australian cartoonists’ night-of-nights. The annual Rotary Cartoon Awards is the biggest competition of its kind in Australia and attracts well-known as well as up-and-coming cartoonists from all over the nation.

Food, drinks, and music by Face on the Moon, with Bernard Caleo, cartoonist and entertainer at CardiganComics, as MC. Pre-book tickets at The Bunker.

11 August–1 October

Open every day from 10am–4pm
Only $5 admission; Children U16 $3; Friends of the Gallery and Kids U5 FREE
Phone 6651 7343 for further information.

Coming up

11aug - 1octaug 118:40 amoct 1- 8:40 am29th Rotary Cartoon Awards



11aug - 1octaug 118:40 amoct 1- 8:40 am29th Rotary Cartoon Awards


11aug - 1octaug 118:40 amoct 1- 8:40 am29th Rotary Cartoon Awards


11aug - 1octaug 118:40 amoct 1- 8:40 am29th Rotary Cartoon Awards

  • An exceptional little gallery with lots of history and cartoons as well. The Phantom exhibition was fantastic the only dismay was the inability to take photos, which I do understand. There was a great picture of a female phantom which was very relevant in today's times.

    Louise Jane Dickson
  • This is an amazing place. The Phantom display was excellent.

    Terry Russell
  • The Bunker Cartoon Gallery do an excellent job promoting and showcasing Australian Cartooning. Well worth the visit.

    Gary Clark
  • Loved the interactive side of the Phantom display. Great for kids of all ages

    Kate Fauchon
  • The cartoons are a great laugh and piece of history, the staff and volunteers are wonderful. Just something different to do right on city hill.

    Susan Robinson
  • Much hard work has been invested to make this a unique gallery for cartoon art. Well done!

    Yvonne Clark
  • Friendly, funny and well worth a visit. You could spend hours just going through the archives!

    Chris Barr
  • Well worth a visit, even my teenagers enjoyed the cartoons!

    Lucy Freestone

Past Events

The Phantom Art Show

Rotary Cartoon Awards

Opening hours

Open daily, 10.00 am–4.00 pm

Adults $5 entry; Children U16 $3; Friends of the Gallery and U5 – FREE

Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday

Gallery Manager

  • Margaret Cameron
  • 1 John Champion Way, Coffs Harbour
  • (02) 6651 7343

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