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Rushwort Museum

The holiday season attracts many visitors to the Rushworth district and there is a strong link with tourism and History. Many people inquire at the Museum about past relatives who once lived in the district and were buried in the … Continue reading

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The Rushworth Wizard

The Rushworth Wizard now has got a new set of boots Our thanks go to our Graeme Howard for financing the cost to have this work carried out it is greatly appreciated by all members. All the wheels had to … Continue reading

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Spring Time in Rushworth

  Springtime is the best time to pay Rushworth a visit and view all the lovely wattle trees, which are now in full bloom ,  also you can take a stroll in the bush and see the great display of spring wildflowers.   … Continue reading

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Events and Festivities Held in Rushworth

1 Kinder Monthly Market. 2 Possum Walk- Art and Cultural Expose. 3 Easter Festival and Lions Monster Wood and Produce Auction 4 Movies at the Shire Hall, Fortnightly. 5 Art Shows and Exhibitions.  6 Whroo Bush Polo Tournament. 7 Easter … Continue reading

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Interesting facts on Rushworth

 Did You Know ??? 1 Rushworth was founded in 1853 and is 1 of 2 towns in Victoria where the entire main street is heritage listed. 2 Gold taken from the Balaclava mine at Whroo was used to finance the … Continue reading

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