Waranga News

A sign of the times in Rushy

2020-07-30

A sign of the times in Rushy image

Redevelopment of the old Council Depot in Horne Street recently passed another milestone with the erection of this spectacular sign at the Rushworth Art Depot. Inspired by the area’s native fl ora, the sign was commissioned by Art Depot mentor Helen Grigg and sponsored by Rushworth and District Financial Services (our own Community Bank) as part of their on-going generous community support.

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Lake Cooper interests addressed at meeting

2020-07-16

Lake Cooper interests addressed at meeting image

A small COVID-19-compliant meeting took place recently on the shores of Lake Cooper between people with local waterways interests.

WIRES and Landcare Australia award $1.185million to 64 groups across the country

2020-07-16

WIRES and Landcare Australia have announced 64 environmental groups across the country will benefit from a landmark $1.185million grants partnership supporting recovery of wildlife habitats impacted by bushfire and drought.

New opportunities for innovation in Rushy

2020-07-16

New opportunities for innovation in Rushy image

Following the closure of the old Shire of Campaspe Depot in Horne Street, Rushworth Community House was given “Committee of Management” status over the whole property by DELWP, the Victorian crown lands management authority. The area includes the Rushworth Men’s Shed and the recently established Rushworth Art Depot, together with a large open space that can be transformed by the addition of plants and objects of interest to both locals and visitors alike.

Winter on Wheels - Bike touring in the Waranga area

2020-07-16

Winter on Wheels - Bike touring in the Waranga area image

During the school holidays, some members of the Ford family did a two-week bicycle tour which incorporated travel in the Rushworth area.

Wartime crash near Waranga Basin

2020-07-02

Wartime crash near Waranga Basin image

The photograph (above) was taken by Ken McInnis, who operated a radio shop next door to Norm Mill’s garage, Tatura, where the photograph was taken.

Perry’s Butchery - not just a butcher

2020-07-02

Perry’s Butchery - not just a butcher image

Graham Warren, the owner of Perry’s Butchery at Rushworth, places emphasis on quality goods from local and regional suppliers. Already of legendary fame for high quality meat, Perry’s now offers locally grown fresh fruit and vegetables to complement the range.