Wollombi's creative heart found at The Roadside Gallery, Twine Collective and The Forge

By Alex Morris
Updated July 3 2022 - 2:06am, first published 12:00am

Talk to a Wollombi local, and they'll tell you, the tiny village is changing. It's been through quite a few eras since its beginnings. From 1826 to 1834 thousands of convicts built the road from Sydney to the Hunter Valley and Wollombi developed around the junction. "Wollombi" is speculated to be from an Aboriginal language meaning "meeting place", or "meeting place of the waters".

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