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31st Rotary Cartoon Awards

31st Rotary Cartoon Awards

31st Rotary Cartoon Awards entries have been received, collated, judged, and are now gracing the Gallery’s walls. The Special category this year is “Under Construction”. The Rotary Cartoon Awards are an initiative of the Coffs City Rotary Club. The competition commenced in 1989 and is run by the National Cartoon Gallery (on behalf of the…

Volunteers’ Week

Volunteers’ Week

Volunteers’ Week 20–26 May The National Cartoon Gallery’s backbone – apart from its cartoon collection – is its volunteers. A dedicated band of people give up their time and bring their skills to the Gallery, allowing it to be open 363 days of the year (closed only on Christmas Day & Good Friday). The many…

All About Women

All About Women

Right here in Coffs Harbour, we will be streaming three headline sessions and an exclusive backstage Q&A. Event timeline | Sunday, 10 March 2019 (All times are AEDT)   1315-1430 #MeToo, Year Two – Emily Steel, Sohaila Abdulali, Tina Tchen  hosted by Lenore Taylor  1430-1500 An exclusive backstage speaker interview will be conducted by Edwina Throsby,…

Grant Funding Success

The National Cartoon Gallery will soon be educating and entertaining locals, artists and tourists with double the number of historical storeys, thanks to funding through the NSW Government’s $100 million Regional Growth Fund. This will bring the Gallery to a whole new level (pun intended!) and make it one of the city’s major tourist and…

Surf’s Up – Lee Winkler

Summer has officially arrived and what better exhibition to come and see over the holidays than Surf’s Up here at the National Cartoon Gallery! Not only will you see the amazing cartoon works from a variety of cartoonists, but you will also see items from local surfing organisations, and surf-related artworks from talented artists in…

Souvenir Booklet & T-shirt

2018 marks the 30th Anniversary of the Annual Rotary Cartoon Awards, a great achievement! For a mere $10, you can pick up a copy of the 30th Anniversary Edition booklet available now at The Bunker Cartoon Gallery. It contains the complete list of all the winners, from the Awards’ inception to 2018, along with many…

NSW Tourism Awards Finalist

We’re special and the NSW Business Chamber and Destination North Coast think so too! We have just been notified of our selection as a finalist in the NSW Tourism Awards for 2018. These awards are open to every tourism operator in NSW and the competition to make the finals is very tough. 2018 has been…

Stomping Ivories return to Coffs

Two pianists & one drummer. What can they do? A better question is what can’t the Stomping Ivories do! They’ve had three sell-out performances at the Bunker in recent years and are returning for one night – and one night only – Thursday 11 October. Don’t miss out – book your tickets now! $40 (plus…

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!  

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