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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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The Jeff Chief Perry Music Room

    This was in appreciation of the many years of voluntary service Chief has freely given to the Museum. Chief is a life member and is also the Museum’s Historian and he also served as the President of the … Continue reading

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Big Day in Rushworth.

Rushworth RSL Sub Branch in Partnership with The Royal Australian Air Force. Will be having a Memorial Unveiling of Busts, Commemoration and Dedication Ceremony, Laying of Wreaths. To honour the memory of two former Rushworth men Air vice –Marshal Frank … Continue reading

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Rushworth Fire Bell Code

The old Rushworth Fire and emergency Bell Code sign which was once on the fire bell tower has recently been restored and is now in the Rushworth Fire station . Museum member Bill  has restored to sign, after it was … Continue reading

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