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October 29, 2018

Dowerin Field Days Takes out WA Tourism Award 2018

Presentation of the 25th Belmont & Western Australian Small Business Awards were held on Wednesday 24th October at the “Night of Stars Event” in the ballroom at the Perth convention centre. Dowerin GWN7 Machinery Field Days were finalists and represented on the night by Nadine McMorran (Chairperson), Kahli Rose (Assistant Event Coordinator), Tiffany Davey (Assistant Event Coordinator), Les Howard (Groundskeeper and long term volunteer), Shirley Howard and Denise Sutherland (both long term volunteers). We were honoured to be awarded as winner of the Tourism Award proudly sponsored by the WA State Government.  This is a fantastic achievement not only for
September 1, 2018

Wet Weather Fails to Dampen Spirits

Spirits were high at the 2018 Dowerin GWN7 Machinery Field Days this week despite inclement weather on the first day of the event. Dowerin Events Management Chairperson Nadine McMorran said over 22,000 visitors attended the event, just 9% short of 2017 figures. “After good rains thus far into the season, farmer’s confidence levels were high at Field Days which translated into tremendous sales for our 750 exhibitors, with some reporting record breaking sales figures” Mrs McMorran said. “We had mixed weather over the two days, with rain and wind on Wednesday but a pleasant and sunny Thursday, this is reflected in