Newlyn, 28 March 2018

Scrub Hill, a district of rich farmland among picturesque volcanic hills, halfway between Daylesford and Ballarat, Victoria.   In 1869 the locals commissioned a Bluestone Church forming the heart of the community. 150 years later, Scrub Hill church is restored, rejuvenated and ready to host events. Our aim is to retain the link with the community…

Osbornes Flat, 4 April 2018

Osbornes Flat, a rural locality and former mining area in north-east Victoria, is 22 km south of Wodonga. Osbornes Flat has a refurbished public hall and a school of around 90 pupils. On the 4th of April Festival of Small Halls will visit Osbornes Flat with internationally acclaimed folk artist Dave Gunning and Australia’s Claire Anne…

Dookie, 5 April 2018

Dookie is recognised for its distinctive red hills, diverse agriculture, University of Melbourne Regional Campus and progressive community. Surrounded by the Goulburn Valley in Central Victoria, the district borders the North Eastern region. As smaller regional towns find new ways to survive, Dookie is beginning to thrive as an emerging tourist destination. Exhibitions and festivals…

Sedgwick, 6 April 2018

The Sedgwick Hall was built in the late 1950s with monies raised by the local community. It was regularly used for dances and as a meeting place for local community groups, including sporting clubs using the neighbouring recreation reserve.The community is growing and slowly changing over time as farm land is subdivided, giving way to…