Murtoa Progress Association News

June 11, 2021

Murtoa & District Advertiser

Printed for the first time in 1878 the Dunmunkle Standard was an iconic newspaper that delivered news to Murtoa and surrounding region for more than 100 years. Located in McDonald Street, the Slattery family business operated a number of printing machines until a couple of decades ago. Unfortunately, most of them are now owned by...


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April 27, 2021

Murtoa’s BIG Weekend

Murtoa’s Big Weekend is the biggest annual event on the Murtoa calendar, which draws people from near and far. The Big Weekend is held annually over 3 days during the first weekend of October and features The Heritage Listed Stick Shed which will open for public viewing and special events during the Big Weekend. Other...


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April 9, 2021

Jung Market

Held monthly in a nearby town Jung since 1990, Jung Market is the older Farmer’s Market in the Wimmera. From fresh local produce, indoor and outdoor plants, home made foods to craft, antiques and collectibles there is something for everyone. Browse the stalls of this lovely bush market whilst enjoying live music and a cup...


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April 1, 2021

The Orchard Café

  Managed by the Murtoa & District Neighbourhood House, a non for profit community organisation, the café provides not only lovely tea, coffee, sandwiches and cakes but calming views of the neighbouring orchard with its many fruit trees, buzzing with life. The orchard, privately owned by the town’s beloved electrician “Jacko”, has been made available...


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March 29, 2021

Railway Hotel Pub

Our fun loving publicans Bill Lindsay and Kathryn Garth are managing the Railway Hotel pub/restaurant and liquor shop, offering drinks & traditional pub games in the bar area and an impressive selection of hot meals served in the dining room, front bar or outdoor seating area, opposite the Water Tower and Railway Station. With Bill’s...


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March 29, 2021

Wild Duck Kafé

  The new kid on the block, Wild Duck Kafé, is no novice to the hospitality industry. Luckily for Murtoa, Kelly, Sally & John decided to trade Adelaide city bustle for the serene country lifestyle and share their love for great coffee and honest food with us all. With the lovely rustic feel and extended...


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October 23, 2019

Murtoa Farm-View Guest House #2

  As the name suggests, this spacious, well equipped, fully renovated home, overlooking a picturesque farm land,  is the second property run by an Airbnb Superhost Lynell. It is a short walk to Lake Marma and Rabl Park and all the town’s historic attrations. The house sleeps up to 6 guests for a minimum of...


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October 22, 2019

Cafe Marma

Enjoy a fresh brew, breakfast or brunch at the little Cafe Marma, located next door to the local supermarket in McDonald Street. Chris offers a range of hot comfort food and an impressive selection of delicious cakes and sweets. You can sit inside, under the street sun umbrella or take your food away, the choice...


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