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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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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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Fire in the Belly

Fire in the Belly is the name of a movie presently being made in Rushworth. It is a story is set in 1917 and, the Historical Society has some of the items it has on display featured in it. The … Continue reading

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Rushworth Museum

Visitors and family inquires are always welcome at the Rushworth museum. High Street Rushworth Contact email rushworthmuseum@hotmail.com Photos show the old Coxan Wagon shelter there is also a Duck punt beside it. A lovely  Mural and plaque is on the … Continue reading

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History Book Launch

RUSHWORTH BUSINESSES AND THEIR OWNERS -GOLD RUSH TO THE GREAT WAR This the name of a Book which was researched and written by Rushworth Museum member Tracey Bons it was launched on the 4th September 2106. Local MLA Steph Ryan … Continue reading

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