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Whether we’re covering events and performances or announcing new updates — there’s always something happening at Kempsey Showground. We dedicate our work, and are happy to share all of our achievements and updates with you. Take a look at all of our latest updates and see what we’re up to today!

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Additional Amenities

Upgraded amenities block. Thanks to funding from Bushfire Community Recovery & Resilience Fund (BCRRF) - Stream 2. Work commenced in June...

Equine Amenities

Upgraded amenities block. Thanks to funding from Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (Crown Land). Work commenced in June...

Storage Sheds

Upgraded storage buildings. Thanks to funding from Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (Crown Land). Work commenced in June...

Timber Stable upgrade

Our old timber stables will get a much needed upgrade. Thanks to funding from Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (Crown...

Gents Amenities Reburb

The renovation has commenced on the Gents Public Amenities. Thanks to funding from Department of Planning, Industry and Environment...

Ladies Amenities Reburb

Much needed renovation has commenced on the Ladies Public Amenities. Thanks to funding from Department of Planning, Industry and...

Holding Yards and Loading ramp

The team is working hard to update another set of holding yards and truck and trailer loading ramp and the cattle wash bay.

Dressage Arena

It has been a long time coming for the Valley Equestrian Club, but it has been worth the wait. Thanks to funding from Department of...

It used to be the Pig Pen, but now it is a Palour

In days gone by this building used to be the pig pen, however after years of little use, the building has deteriorated and has needed a...

Main Hall - Fire Safety up grades

Crown Lands in conjunction with Public Works, tender for the fire safety upgrade works for our beautiful main hall. As a result we now...

Trotting Stables get a new lease on life

The Trotting Stables have needed a new lease on life for many years and the wait is now finally over. Thanks to the funding from...

Main Hall (middle section) front wall repair

What a shock to open the doors to the middle section of the main hall and see the whole front wall moving in the breeze. The team...

Animal Farm get a new lease on life

It was schedule for demolition as it was very tired and run down. Thanks to funding from Department of Industry - Crown Reserve...

Main Hall (western section) front wall repair

After inspection from the Public Works team due to safety concerns over damage similar to the Middle Hall. Contractors were engaged in...

Dining Hall gets new roof

A bright shine new roof the the dining hall, this will stop the water leaks. Thanks JRL City Roofing for the installation. This project...

Small Animal Pen (Goat yards) are back!

With a few repairs and a lick of paint the small animal pens are ready to use. Thanks to the Work for the Dole team for all your efforts.

New Loading Ramp for the Cutting holding yards

The new loading ramp to the rear of the cutting pen is complete and ready for use. This is another great job completed by our Work for...

Grandstand repairs

The covered grandstands have received much needed repairs with a new roof a lick of paint, it is back as good as new.

New Cutting Pen ready for practice day

East Coast Cutting Horse Club new cutting pen ready to use. After much hard work and effort from Barry Johnston and Jason Edwards, the...