11/04/2017. Significant national events of this stature can only be held with the assistance of generous sponsors, from Government organisations at both a state and local level, and groups of local volunteers. Two companies that have recently confirmed sponsorship contributions to the event are KAVANAGH BALLOONS of NSW and WINDWARD ADVENTURES of Northam. Please visit our 'SPONSORS' page to discover more about both of these supporters.
3/04/2017. Please click here for our Community April News Bulletin.
27/03/2017. We have the first pilot to register. He is Andrew Robertson from NSW.
11/01/2017. The WA Government announces that Northam will host the 2017 National Hot Air Ballooning Championships, supported by Royalties for Regions though Tourism WA.
The occasion was celebrated at the Northam Airfield with local MLA Mia Davies, representatives from the Northam Aero Club & the organising committee, and Shire President Steve Pollard. The Shire of Northam was also congratulated for its ongoing support of the event; the Minister highlighting that such events contribute to the vibrancy of regional communities, bringing social and economic benefits throughout WA.
Click here to read the Media Release:
Department of Premier and Cabinet Media Statement
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