Farina on the Radio

Farina on the Radio

Farina volunteer and committee member Steve Harding was interviewed about Farina on Radio Adelaide and the program was broadcast on the 28th December 2020. To listen to the program click here. (Note the interview with Steve starts about half way through the programme)...
Farina flicks the switch

Farina flicks the switch

Farina town has now completed the Solar system Installation, and we can now flick a switch to obtain power from the sun, any time of the day or night. With special thanks to FRRR who funded the cost of the equipment and our friends at My Energy Solar, Wayne Granger,...
How old are your Tyres?

How old are your Tyres?

TYRE TALK. Don’t learn from experience as I did. On my last return trip from Farina (Solar Install), I had two tyres “blow out” or delaminate on the caravan, all on the same journey home. This is a dangerous situation to be in. You have absolutely no prior warning,...

Newsletter 83 – 2021 Work Program

2021 Farina Restoration Group Work Program Welcome to the 2021 Farina Work Program. Click here to download the 2021 Volunteer Information document which sets out the registration requirements for the program and provides a link to the online registration page....
Volunteer Registration 2021 Open

Volunteer Registration 2021 Open

Registrations for the Farina Restoration Group volunteer works programme 2021 are now open. It is mandatory to register for the volunteer program (you can’t just show up on-site). The information sheet tells you everything you’ll need to know about the...
Programme 2021 coming soon…

Programme 2021 coming soon…

The Farina Restoration Group committee is putting the finishing touches on the dates and programme for 2021 and expect to open registrations in early November. A newsletter will be emailed to all people on our newsletter email list and contain information on how to...
Searchable Farina Land Titles

Searchable Farina Land Titles

Last year our History Team obtained all the known Land Title documents for the Farina Township and Farina Suburban area, and created a database showing the Lots, Owners and Dates. At the time we were only able to publish some pdf printouts of this data, but...
Rain arrives at Farina

Rain arrives at Farina

Our correspondent on site, Anne Dawes (Kevin and Anne run Farina Station) has excitedly reported that it has rained at Farina. Anne reports “We have had 55mm of rain at the house 3 weeks ago and a further 21mm a week ago. Where it has fallen the country is...
Farina goes Solar

Farina goes Solar

In November the Farina Restoration Group is having a solar and battery system installed to provide power to the Cafe, Bakery, Information Centre and Workshops all year round. It will be connected to the existing generator and only start the generator when needed,...
New Anzac pages

New Anzac pages

The History Team is hard at work creating some new pages in the Farina Wartime Servicemen section of the website to give further information. We’ll be putting together biographies, showing family information and adding photos along with their service records....
Farina Cemetery

Farina Cemetery

Farina Cemetery – The History team has converted the list from the notice board at the Cemetery into a searchable list on the website so it;s easier to view and research. We’re also in the process of gathering supporting information for each person, such as newspaper...

2021 Volunteer Program

Planning is well underway for the upcoming 2021 works program, so stay tuned for information about the program and how to get involved. We’ll soon be publishing a link to the registration page.

No 82 – Sept 2020

Hello to all Farina Volunteers.   I hope you are all coping with the Covid restrictions. I especially feel for all our Victorian Volunteers, hang in there.   The Farina Restoration Committee has been busy working during this time. “The project received a grant from...

No 81 – 2020 Program Cancelled

Hello to all Faithful Farina Followers COVID19 Corona Virus   I am sorry to announce that we must cancel our 2020 Farina works program. This also means the Farina Underground Bakery will not operate. We have not taken this decision lightly. It is our Duty Of Care to...

No 80 – February 2020

Hello Farina Supporters, At present there are 160 people who have registered and been placed in the program for 2020. Thankyou for your support in volunteering to ‘recover’ this amazing township in the outback. There are still places for a further 40 willing workers...

No 79 – January 2020

Hello Farina Supporters, Happy New Year to you all. I hope you have all enjoyed a break over the festive season. I would like to welcome Helen Rayner to our team, Helen has taken over Cathie Gregory’s role. We wish Cathie all the best for the future with her family in...

No 78 New year round up

NEWSLETTER No 78 – FARINA NEW YEAR ROUND UP. Hello Farina Supporters Happy New Year to you all I hope you have all enjoyed a break over the festive season. I would like to welcome Helen Rayner to our team, Helen has taken over Cathie Gregory’s role. We wish...

No 77 Chairmans Address

Hello Farina Supporters Following is a letter from our new President, Tim Paine, which outlines what has been achieved during the volunteer period at Farina this year I am sure you will be as impressed as I am! Regards Cathie Hello all This is my first newsletter as...