Murtoa Progress Association News

December 11, 2015

Small towns to undertake creative transformations

Dookie transformed a quarry into an open-air arts venue, Natimuk turned a nature strip into a community arts space and Neerim South created a giant new sculpture to mark the town entrance – and now, six new towns will be transformed by creativity following the return of the Small Town Transformations program. Managed by Regional...


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October 30, 2015

Leanne graduates

Leanne Mcintrye Yew has successfully graduated from the 2015 Wimmera Development Association’s Leadership Program Leanne participated in the Regional Leadership Skills program which builds life skills to enhance participation in the workplace, community and personal arenas. Regional Leadership program participants identify, design and implement a leadership project in their workplace or community. This culminates in...


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October 22, 2015

Community Action Plan to be reviewed

Murtoa’s Community Action Plan for 2015 will be reviewed and updated at the next meeting of the Murtoa Progress Association on Tuesday 17th November. The Action Plan is prepared by the Progress Association in consultation with the community and with the assistance of the Yarriambiack Shire Council. The plan is used to identify and prioritise...


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August 10, 2015

Murtoa to host “The Dressmaker” producer and author

 OCTOBER 2nd is when Murtoa’s BIG Weekend begins with a “Dressmaker” movie dress-up   event during the Mechanics Hall official Art Show opening, featuring Murtoa shot stills from   the film, the film’s producer, Sue Maslin and author Rosalie Ham, who will judge the event.     Live Celtic music from the BordererS and lots...


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May 27, 2015

Lola Cowie celebrates 35 years as caretaker at Murtoa Caravan Park

Last night the Murtoa Community acknowledged Lola Cowie’s 35 years as Caretaker at the Murtoa Caravan Park with a presentation from the Yarriambiack Shire Council and the Murtoa Progress Association. Lola was joined by her children Alistair, Ailsa, Ewen, Lola, Peter and Ross who surprised her by their attendance. Remaining son Neil was absent due...


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