Roebourne frocks up for cup

Pilbara News

Many Roebourne locals frocked up for the first time for the Melbourne Cup earlier this month.

Tootsie Daniel, Kathy bRooker and Lesley Murray.
Camera IconTootsie Daniel, Kathy bRooker and Lesley Murray. Credit: Ngarda Media.

The event, a first for Roebourne, saw residents, including many elders, turn up in some very unique and memorable outfits.

Kathy Brooker, Tootsie Daniel, Val Walker.
Camera IconKathy Brooker, Tootsie Daniel, Val Walker. Credit: Ngarda Media.

Val and Kathy’s Crafty Kitchen helped organise the event at the Ngurin Cultural Centre, where more than 70 people attended.

Yvonne Edwards.
Camera IconYvonne Edwards. Credit: Ngarda Media.

Guests enjoyed great food and company, and together with the rest of Australia, stopped to watch the race that stops the nation.

Daysha Foley, Kaylene Daniel and Anne Walley.
Camera IconDaysha Foley, Kaylene Daniel and Anne Walley. Credit: Ngarda Media.
Lesley Murray and Marion Cheedy.
Camera IconLesley Murray and Marion Cheedy. Credit: Ngarda Media.
Sue Philpott and Jenneen Ogden.
Camera IconSue Philpott and Jenneen Ogden. Credit: Ngarda Media.

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