The 2016 Outback Fusion Festival will close the Newman World Stage concert on Saturday 24 September with popular Western Australian Blues and Country Roots band, Blue Shaddy.


Art at the Heart, 2016 Artist residence recipient, Olaniyi Rasheed Akindiya (Akirash) touched down in Newman on Monday to commence an exciting 6 week residency with the Shire of East Pilbara.


Anticipation for the 2016 Outback Fusion Festival just keeps building with the announcement that Indigenous Hip Hop artist and role model MC Bryte is part of the entertainment line up.

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What will you be doing for National Science week?
To celebrate we will be having a FREE event at Marble Bar Civic Centre commencing at 6:00PM.
See poster below for details and consider the (M) rating when bringing children to view the movie "The Martian, starting at 6:30PM. 
Do not miss the astronomy lessons - Marble Bar is an amazing viewing platform.
All enquiries can be made to Kate at the Shire Administration Offices, Marble Bar on 9176 1008.

make sure you bring something warm if you are stargazing.


Indoor Markets


Councillors meet and greet