Red Hill Environmental and Education Centre

Dormitory accommodation (single/double/male/female) = $270 for Full Week. Includes access to showers, toilets and use of a communal kitchen, which is fully equipped with gas/stove oven, commercial size fridge, dishwasher, all crockery, cutlery, saucepans, bowls etc. Dormitory accommodation can be purchased from our shop. To see the venue go to website:

Camping and caravaning

Guntawang Street, Gulgong
Campsite accommodation
50 powered sites = $25 per night
Unpowered sites = $20 per night
Access to 8 showers, toilets and a kitchen with BBQ
Phone: +61 499 246 434

Henry Lawson Caravan Park
Goolma Road, Gulgong
Phone: + 61 2 6374 1294

Hotel/Motel/Self Contained Accommodation

Centennial Hotel
Mayne Street, Gulgong
Phone: + 61 2 6374 1241

Commercial Hotel
Mayne Street, Gulgong
Phone: +61 2 6374 2070

Goldfields Motor Inn
Goolma Road, Gulgong
Phone: +61 2 6374 1111

Gulgong Bed and Breakfast
The Old Wesleyan Chapel, Medley Street, Gulgong
Phone: +61 458 487 706

Gulgong Motel
Medley Street, Gulgong
Phone: +61 2 6374 2259

Gulgong Telegraph Station
Robinson Street, Gulgong
Phone: +61 2 6374 1292
Phone: +61 439 928 524

Matildas on Mayne
Mayne Street, Gulgong
Self-contained accommodation
Telephone: +61 429 997 596

Owl Head Lodge
Bergalin Road, Gulgong
Luxury self-contained accommodation
Phone: +61 2 6374 2744
Phone: +61 407 459 327

Prince of Wales Hotel
Mayne Street, Gulgong
Phone: +61 2 6374 1166

Ten Dollar Town Motel
Cnr Mayne and Medley Streets, Gulgong
Phone: +61 2 6374 1204



We are looking for 20 festival assistants (ceramic or sculpture students) who are interested in donating their valuable time to attend Glay Gulgong 2020 and become part of Team Gulgong.  Being a festival assistant is a great opportunity to take part in this event and see, meet and work with leading national and international ceramicists and potters. Tasks required vary widely from physical work to dealing with public enquiries.

Free registration

All festival assistants will attend Clay Gulgong 2020 without having to pay the registration fee!


Set-up: Help erect marquees and assist exhibitors. This will involve physical and outdoor work; Assist Trade stands unload and set up; Assist set up the exhibition spaces.

Assisting masters: Preparing clay.

Pack-up: All assistants are required to help clear the site after the event. This will include physical and outdoor work. This is one of the busiest times and everyone will be needed to assist with this.

Availability: Assistants are required on site from Sat 18 April 2020 at 10.00am to approximately 7.00pm on Friday 24 April 2020. Assistants are expected to work for approximately 6 hours per day. Some days may involve working for longer hours. Demonstration hours are from 9.00am until 11.00am and 2.00pm until 4.00pm.

Manual lifting: There will be some manual lifting involved. Could you please indicate on the application form whether you are unable or have limited capacity to undertake this type of physical work. Some of the work may be outside and the weather is not guaranteed.

Transport and accommodation

All festival assistants will need to arrange their own transport and accommodation whilst in Gulgong.

Application Timeline

30 September 2019: Applications for assistants open.
30 January 2020: Deadline for applications.
30 February 2020: Confirmation letters sent to successful application. If you have not heard from us by the 1 April 2020 you can assume that your application has been unsuccessful.


Jennifer, Office Manager
Phone: +61 474 492 880 Wed – Fri 11am to 4pm

Purchase tickets here