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Lost Streets of Rushworth

Have a close look at this 1889 map of Rushworth where our forefathers and (foremothers) were exceedingly optimistic about its growth. Pay particular attention to the proposed properties behind the cemetery and state school (now state forest) and the streets … Continue reading

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The Village of Rushworth is Born…

The Village of Rushworth is officially recognised the following publication in the government gazette in 1854. Also notice on the attached map the official village boundaries which can be found by the survey marks on Ironbark trees and dead stumps, … Continue reading

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The Wanalta Hotel

A long forgotten building that reminds us of times gone by…the Wanalta Hotel.

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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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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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