Police are reappealing for information as investigations continue into a large-scale bushfire in the in the Nundle area near Tamworth in 2019.

On Sunday October 27, 2019, emergency services were called to the Nundle State Forest following reports of a bushfire.

The fire was controlled by Forest Corporation and NSW Rural Fire Service personnel; however, a large amount of pine timber plantation was destroyed with an estimated damage bill of between $2 and $3 million.

Detectives attached to Oxley Police District – with the assistance of the forensic evidence and technical services command – commenced an investigation into the cause of the fire and following extensive inquiries and information received about the possible ignition point, police have released a CCTV image of a vehicle of interest in the ongoing investigation.

The image depicts a vehicle described as being a maroon toyota hilux in the nundle area (see photo with this story).

Detectives would like anyone with information about the vehicle or its occupants to come forward and can report it to crime stoppers on 1800 333 000 or nsw.crimestoppers.com.au


Police are seeking the assistance from the public in relation to locating Faith WOODS. Faith was reported missing shortly after 10:30am on Saturday, May 1, 2021.

She was observed leaving her house in South Tamworth on a red bike in the company of a young male person who was on a blue scooter.

Faith is described as being Caucasian in appearance, 160cm tall and weighing about 70kg, of medium build with dark brown hair and was wearing black jeans and a brown fluffy jacket.

If anyone has any information in relation to Faith's whereabouts please contact Tamworth Police on 6768 2999 or Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.


The Tamworth sub-Branch of the Returned and Services League of Australia (NSW Branch) advises the residents of Tamworth of the following program for this year’s ANZAC Day commemorations.


RSL Australia are again encouraging veterans and members of the community to participate in a driveway vigil service to pay their respects to the Fallen. Sign Up on the RSL Australia website - https://lightupthedawn.com.au/

DAWN SERVICE - ANZAC Gates Memorial - 05.30am:

At 04.30am COVID Contact Tracing Check-In Points will be open under lights for public access to the main area of the ANZAC Gates Memorial. COVID Contact Tracing will be via QR codes and alternative tracking methods for those who cannot use the QR Code method. The maximum capacity for this event is 1000 people and electronic counting will be in place. Please respect the safety guidelines and directions from our volunteer COVID Marshalls. T

VETERANS MEMORIAL WALK – No.1 Oval, Kable Avenue – 10.00am:

Veterans who wish to participate are to form-up in No.1 Oval (Kable Avenue) at 09.45am for a 10.00am Step Off. Veterans requiring jeeps are asked to contact the sub-Branch directly on 02 6762 3949 by 3pm Tuesday 20th April to arrange pick up. This is a VETERANS ONLY walk from No.1 Oval to Tamworth Memorial Town Hall via Kable Avenue, White Street, Peel Street and Fitzroy Street.


Veterans and members of the community are invited to attend the Main Commemoration Service in the Tamworth War Memorial Town Hall. COVID Check-In Points will be active from 09.45am at the Main Entrance (and side entrance for wheel-chair entry). The maximum capacity for this event is 376 (274 hall + 102 gallery) and electronic counting will be in place. COVID Contact Tracing Check-In Points will be via QR codes along with alternative electronic tracking methods for those who cannot use the QR Code method. Please be patient and respect the guidelines and directions of our volunteer COVID Marshalls who will direct attendees to seating. The service will commence at 10.45am and will be live streamed courtesy of Tamworth Regional Council. The YouTube link will be available on Council’s website (Entertainment Venues), Sub-Branch Facebook and websites of the Hon Barnaby Joyce MP and Kevin Anderson MP.


Tamworth sub-Branch Members and Veterans are invited to attend the ANZAC Day Luncheon at West Tamworth League Club (Phillip Street) commencing at 12.00noon.