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June 13, 2016

On June 13th (1927) David Gordon Kirkpatrick was born. The world would come to know him as Slim Dusty and on the 13th June each year we increasingly now celebrate Slim Dusty Day as a tribute to the very real Aussie legacy he left behind 13 years ago. It’s a good thing Slim adopted “13” as […]

Slim Dusty's Forgotten Golden Guitar

August 12, 2015

It might be surprising for Slim Dusty fans to learn that the number of Golden Guitars won by the legendary Australian, Slim Dusty, has increased from 37 to 38, despite the fact that Slim died some 12 years ago in 2003. In fact, neither Slim nor his music, has won another of the prized trophies […]

Slim Dusty Centre Update

August 12, 2015

It’s all systems GO at the moment. With the Slim Dusty Centre in Kempsey officially opening in late October this year, every team member is stretched to the limit these days. The multi-media people are working on special effects to be included in the exhibition, the Kempsey cabinet makers are delivering show cases, the curator […]

Slim Dusty Centre To Open In October 2015

April 24, 2015

The big news for all of us is that the Slim Dusty Centre & Museum up at Kempsey, Slim’s birthplace on the Macleay Valley Coast in NSW, is to officially open in October this year, 2015.  It is all go, go, go at the moment as everyone works flat out to complete installation of  the […]