GBA Quiz Night 2018

GBA’s Annual Quiz Night on the 13th of October was a resounding success filled with fun, entertainment and trivia. Quiz masters Gerri & Eugenia ran the night perfectly with some fantastic prizes for the winners.

We also took this opportunity to honour our SACBA prize winners and to give an internal award to Barry Neylon for Volunteer of The Year. 

Congratulations to the winners on the night as well as our award recipients. A big thank you to Gerri and Eugenia and everyone who attended and made it a brilliant night. Thank you also to our major sponsor Genesis Wines as well as everyone who donated prizes and helped behind the scenes to ensure this event was a success.

Quiz Night 2018

Tickets are now available for GBA’s 2018 Quiz Night! This year it will be held on Saturday the 13th of October at Zion Lutheran Hall in Gawler.

Our annual Quiz Night is always a fun night with our Quiz Masters, Gerri and Eugenia, providing the ultimate in Quiz Night experiences. Get in early and book your table!

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Gawler Show 2018

The Gawler Show was held from the 24th to the 26th of August this year and was, as always, a resounding success. Cody Davies and Marilyn Simpson braved the sunshine and carried out some interviews for Gawler Broadcasting Association over the weekend.

Cody interviewed Abbie Ferris and "Boy 2" from The Boys about her new single and how much has changed since last Gawler Show: 

Cody also recorded an interview with Ethan, the host of the Channel 44 TV show Off the Couch with Ethan about his show and why he loves the Gawler Show. Listen to the interview at Gawler Event Watch.

Ethan from Off the Couch

Ethan from Off the Couch

Marilyn interviewed Patricia Dent OAM, the show committee president and discussed the mascot race, the crowds of people flocking to the show with the great weather and how so many people hard work to make it a great event. Listen to Marilyn's interview also at Gawler Event Watch.

Patricia Dent OAM

Patricia Dent OAM

Adelaide Plains Festival of Words 2018

Gawler Broadcasting Association once again hosted the opening night event of the Adelaide Plains Festival of Words 2018. Following the opening address by Gawler Mayor, Karen Redman, GBA President, Cody Davies, gave a brief presentation on podcasting and discussed the aims of the organisation. His talk was well received and has led to the creation of at least one new podcast. (Coming soon!!!)

Silver Beat at The Gawler Fringe

 The Silver Beat Rock Choir and Band were a huge hit at the Gawler Fringe on Saturday. When Bob Dylan composed "Blowin' in The Wind", I doubt he ever imagined a choir of seniors singing it .They did him proud!  The choir meets at the Grenville Community Connections Hub, Playford Bvd. Elizabeth each week. The only condition for joining is that you must be over 65 years of age. They have a youtube channel.


Silver Beat

Opening of Gawler Fringe 2018

The Mayor, Karen Redman, officially opened the Gawler Fringe on Friday evening. She then called on local MP, Tony Piccolo, to make an announcement. The S.A. Government is putting in 1 million dollars towards upgrading Walker Place. This will be matched by Gawler Council and includes the construction of a new toilet block in another location. The Mayor commended Ms Di Fraser for her ideas and vision.

Tony Piccolo announces the upgrade to Walker Place while Karen Redman looks on.
State Government and Council collaboration.

Gawler Fringe 2018

Jack Buckskin, accompanied by his children, brought the Welcome to Country. He did this through song, talk and playing the didgeridoo .I managed to get a few words with him and his children.

Jack Buckskin with his children in the Kids Zone.

Jack Buckskin with his children in the Kids Zone.

Basil Attwood Turns Ninety!

When popular Gawler resident, Basil Attwood turned ninety, there were two celebrations. One was private with family and one was held at Poetic Justice Café for his wider group of friends to attend.

Basil was born in Adelaide and moved to Redbanks  in 1957. He worked as a clerk at Roseworthy College and bred Anglo-Nubian goats on his own property. He became an expert on the breed, judging at shows throughout Australia. He moved into Gawler in 2001.

Changes at Gawler Health Services

Gerry Lloyd, Director of Nursing and Midwifery at Gawler Health Service talks with Pru Hackwell about her career since 2001. She leaves her role at GHS on January 5th 2018 and this podcast is her personal reflection over the years.

Incidental Music : The Lights Galaxia - While She Sleeps BY,NC,ND.