Back in 2020, artist John Olsen visited the Orange Regional Gallery to view the construction site for the new five million dollar extension. He also took the opportunity to view the Gallery’s permanent collection.
Mr Olsen was so impressed by what he saw, he spontaneously offered a major painting, a bronze sculpture and four works on paper to the Gallery, works worth hundreds of thousand of dollars.
During a recent visit he spoke to reporters about why people from regional centres need to see their town represented by art.
Also this week, local residents urged say what they want to happen with the Orange Function Centre.
And we hear from a blacksmith who's working on repairs at the Orange cemetery.
He was back recently