Latest news from the Bunker

30th Rotary Cartoon Awards – Winners’ List

What a fabulous evening we had for the official opening of the 30th Rotary Cartoon Awards. Here’s who won: Cartoon of the Year – David Pope Sport – Merit – Mark Lynch Sport – Winner – Chris ‘Roy’ Taylor Open – Merit – John Farmer Open – Winner – Phil Judd Caricature – Merit –…

Cartoon Festival Program

Cartoon Festival Program

2 September – Father’s Day – and the very first Cartoon Festival happens, here in Coffs Harbour at the Harbourside Markets!  

Expansion Plans & Survey

Plans are afoot…and we need your support and opinion We are working toward making the Gallery both financially sustainable and giving Coffs Harbour a visually significant and important cultural attraction. And a lot better than the diagram! Our expansion plan for the future: to build a second-storey above the existing bunker in the style of…

NSW Tourism Awards Finalist

Breaking News…we received a Highly Commended at the Regional Tourism Awards held at Opal Cove Resort. Yes! We’re finalists in the North Coast Regional Tourism Awards, in the Cultural Tourism category. This category recognises tourism operations fostering a greater understanding and appreciation of authentic culture, history, heritage, and/or the arts. Ours is a unique experience for…

Mark your diaries for the 30th Rotary Cartoon Awards

DON’T MISS THE 30th ROTARY CARTOON AWARDS AND COFFS HARBOUR CARTOON FESTIVAL — 1 AND 2 SEPTEMBER 2018 It promises to be a spectacular weekend and we anticipate the Awards night to be a sell-out! MC for the evening is Warren Brown, a previous winner of the Awards in 1990, an Australian author, cartoonist and…

Future Bunker Plans: Calling for your Support and Comments

When Council decided that the Cultural Centre for the city would be in the CBD and not City Hill, the Bunker Board was faced with the challenge of continuing to operate as a stand-alone facility with no future flow-on traffic from surrounding cultural buildings. We are further challenged as the Bunker leaks badly during heavy…

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