Sedgwick, VIC – 4 April 2019

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…

Girgarre, VIC – 5 April 2019

Girgarre is a small agricultural community of 190 people, located in northern Victoria, part of the Campaspe Shire and Goulburn Valley irrigation region. The township evolved after it was subdivided for closer and soldier settlement in the early 1900s. In the main, Gigarre was settled by returning World War I soldiers. This once thriving town…

Barnawartha, VIC – 6 April 2019

Barnawartha or ‘Barny’ is a small township located where the valley meets the plains at Indigo Creek on Dhudhuroa land. The town’s name is an Aboriginal word variously recorded as meaning tall rushes or parting of the storms. Barnawartha Hall is the grand old dame of the town, opened in 1921 and described at the time…