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Fire in the Belly again….

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Fire in the Belly more…

And even more interesting some follow up articles written in response to the original news item…    

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Fire in the Belly

With the recent showing of the “Fire in the Belly” film in Rushworth about the conscription vote in 1917 it is interesting to read the article on which the film was based when Rushworth made nation wide news for its … Continue reading

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Return of the Rushworth Lockup

Some of you may have noticed a new (old) building next to the court house in recent days. Well after much negotiation and planning over the last two years involving DELWP and Campaspe shire, the old police lock up which … Continue reading

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Whroo cricket ground

Did you know Whroo had a cricket ground? It was located on the designated recreation reserve seen in the map below. If you go to the location in the forest to where the middle of this recreation reserve is located … Continue reading

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Massey Harris Tractor

Here is our Massey Harris circa 1928 heading off on her maiden trip at the 2017 Easter Festival parade. The tractor has had extensive work done on her by the members of the Rushworth Machinery Preservation Club, as part of … Continue reading

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Rushworth War Memorial

The Rushworth RSL in partnership with The Royal Australian Air Force. Anzac Centenary 1914–2017 To Honour the memory of Air Vice-Marshal Frank McNamara VC CBE CB Air Marshal Sir George Jones KBE CB DFC. Ceremony held at the War Memorial … Continue reading

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