NDL: Jacob McArthur – 11 Nov 2018
TAMWORTH is more than a stage and launching pad for country music and it’s a message being beamed through an amalgam of new technology and old-fashioned story-telling.
This weekend marked 130 years since electric street lights were switched on in Tamworth and the city became the southern hemisphere’s electrically lit in the process.
While it’s a shining claim to fame, the achievement is often outshone.
This year, the Tamworth Dramatic Society took centre stage with a devised piece about story of electric lighting and Tamworth.
Eleri Mai Harris, based on Professor Genevieve Bell’s Boyer Lectures – October 21, 2017
The first city in Australia to use electric street lights wasn’t Sydney or Melbourne — it was Tamworth. And it all unfolded in a very Aussie kind of way.
Madeline Lewis – June 15, 2016
A strategic plan has been adopted by council for the Tamworth Power Station Museum.
NDL: Jamieson Murphy – 15 Jun 2016, 9 p.m.
TAMWORTH Regional councillors have paid tribute to the “superb” volunteers at the Powerstation Museum in approving a strategic plan to secure its future.
NDL – 25 April 2016
TAMWORTH was once again the City of Light on Friday, as the Powerstation Museum lit up the night with an artwork inspired by the city’s original street lighting plan.
Kelly Fuller, ABC Radio, 7 December 2015
A love of all things vintage has inspired a push to bring a new audience and new life to an important Australian museum.
NDL – 21 Jan 2016
THINGS are heating up at the Tamworth Powerstation Museum where locals and visitors can see two stationary, historic steam engines all revved-up, with nowhere to go.