On 21st August the community of Broken Hill and visitors to town flocked to the Broken Hill Racecourse for the Outback Astronomy site of the Australian World Record Attempt. Over 50 sites across the country came together to attempt the world record for most people stargazing across multiple sites in a country. Early reports are that the existing record was smashed on the night. In Broken Hill over 220 people officially ‘gazed’ while many more assisted with the event. Broken Hill Mayor Wincen Cuy praised the success of the event. “What a perfect night it turned out to be… When you come out here, you’re in a different part of […]

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Nestled on the edge of the desert, just a short drive from the centre of town, you’ll discover the secrets to the universe and enjoy one of the best night sky views on the planet with your guided sky tour from Outback Astronomy.

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Organised by RDA Far West NSW in partnership with a range of local businesses, The Consolidated Mining & Civil Far West NSW Excellence in Business Awards were held on 29th November 2014 at the Broken Hill Civic Centre. The event saw 18 local businesses and individuals recognised with awards for outstanding achievements in the local community. This is a short clip featuring Linda from Outback Astronomy which won the award for Best New Business.

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