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Live Music | Free BBQ | Lawn Games | Free Bus| Creative Zone

Start 2023 off the right way with Wagga’s first ever BACK TO SCHOOL PARTY!

Come along for a chill afternoon with live tunes, a free BBQ, giant lawn games, quiet creative zone, pop-up library, free school supplies and good vibes featuring Gumbaynggirr Man TASMAN KEITH supported by Melbourne based FROSTBITE and local indie youth band GONE FISHIN’.

Leave the car at home and take the free city loop bus travelling from Kooringal Community Centre to CBD Marketplace to Ngurra Hub (Ashmont) to arrive at party central: Chambers Park Tolland on Wiradjuri Country.


Saturday 28 January 2023 // 5PM – 9PM

Chambers Park 41 Bruce Street Tolland (behind Tolland Hub)

Wiradjuri Country

Free entry // All ages

Welcome to Country commences at 5:20PM with live music kicking off at 5:40PM.


Catch the FREE bus to safely travel to and from the event. No registrations needed – just jump on!

Bus stops on this loop:

  1. Kooringal Community Centre - 4 Wilga Street, Kooringal NSW 2650
    1. From 4:30PM, 5:30PM, 6:30PM, 7:30PM, 8:45PM
  2. CBD Marketplace Bus Stop – Baylis Street, Wagga Wagga NSW 2650
    1. 4:40PM, 5:40PM, 6:40PM, 7:40PM, 8:55PM
  3. Ngurra Hub - 15 Blakemore Avenue, Ashmont NSW 2650
    1. 4:50PM, 5:50PM, 6:50PM, 7:50PM, 9:05PM
  4. Tolland Hub - 41 Bruce Street, Tolland NSW 2650
    1. 5:15PM, 6:15PM, 7:15PM, 8:15PM

This bus is wheelchair and pram friendly.


This event is accessible and inclusive. Everyone is welcome to join.

Wheelchair accessible bathrooms will be available.

Disability permit parking can be found in the adjoining carpark to Chambers park.

A  quick drop-off zone will be located in the Tolland Hub carpark as directed.


The BACK TO SCHOOL PARTY is an alcohol and drug free event proudly hosted and funded by Wagga Wagga City Council, sponsored by Mission Australia with the support of the Rapid Relief Team and Wellways Wagga.

If you need this information in another format or have any questions, please contact Council’s Youth Development Officer on 1300 292 442 or email youth@wagga.nsw.gov.au

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