Merton, 26 March 2020

  Merton…located 150 kms just east of north from Melbourne on the Maroondah Highway, was made famous (again) by the Corrigan family in the classic archetypical Australian drama “The Castle”.  Who could forget their most lyrical chant of: “We’re goin’ to Bonnie Doon…”, and the picture perfect (albeit fleeting) view from their car of the…

Hallston, 27 March 2020

  This community hub is set in the rolling hills of South Gippsland with stunning views of the adjacent countryside. With ample parking, heating and cooling, it’s ready to welcome locals and visitors alike. Oozing with country charm, Hallston Hall is already planning unique ways to welcome the very first Festival of Small Halls Hallston.…

Tarwin Lower, 28 March 2020

Tarwin Lower is a small community nestled on the banks of the Tarwin River, under an hour’s drive from the heart of Wilsons Promontory National Park and around two hours from Melbourne. The Tarwin Lower Mechanics Institute Hall was built in 1888 and has been in use ever since. After World War 1 the hall was…

Port Albert, 29 March 2020

It is often said – If walls could talk, think of the stories they could tell!  Since 1878 the Port Albert Mechanics Institute Hall has been part of the life-blood of the town, one that was a bustling port after settlement in the 1840’s, however, it has seen huge changes over the years with the…