Murtoa Progress Association News

January 11, 2014

Dunmunkle Standard on TROVE

The State Library of Victoria have advised that the 125 editions of the Dunmunkle Standard from 1914 -1918 have been digitised and uploaded to TROVE. TROVE is an national repository of digitised content run by the National Library of Australia. Trove focuses on Australia and Australians. It supplements what search engines provide. It is a...


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December 6, 2013

REPORT FROM PROGRESS

At the November Murtoa Progress meeting it was reported that: Funding is still being sought to enable the installation of a disabled ramp at the post office; the caravan park dump point unit has arrived and Progress will now organise its installation; V-Line has agreed to the relocation of the bus stop from outside the...


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October 22, 2013

Vale George Caris

  Murtoa was saddened last week to learn of the sudden death of a former resident for over sixty years, George Caris. George and his wife Ellinor came to the town in the 1950s, when he was appointed coach of the Murtoa Football Club. He had played league football with South Melbourne.As well as being...


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October 9, 2013

Murtoa’s Big Weekend Survey

Murtoa’s Big Weekend – Survey Did you attend this years Big weekend – if so take this easy 10 question survey and let us know what you think. Click on the link below and complete the survey now;   http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/3JWJV78


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October 8, 2013

Big Weekend Pictures from the Stick Shed

Cars blocked the access road all weekend Crazy Daniel hams it up in the Stick Shed Harpist Elsbeth Ampt plays to the crowd in the Stick Shed Well known Academic Marcia Langdon with Leigh Hammerton


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September 20, 2013

APPLICANTS SOUGHT FOR COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

The Murtoa Progress Association is calling for expressions of interest from people who wish to take up the Leadership Wimmera challenge in 2014. The Murtoa Progress Association is offering one scholarship to a member of the Murtoa community to participate in the Regional Leadership Skills program in 2014. Regional Leadership Skills program builds life skills...


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September 19, 2013

Stick Shed Cleaned for Big Weekend

The Murtoa stick Shed got its annual clean-up today in readiness for the opening during Murtoa’s BIG Weekend event on 4, 5 & 6th October. The Shire of Yarriambiack kindly donated the street sweeper to do the job and it is greatly appreciated by the organisers.. Resident pigeons also donate to the cause, but in a...


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September 15, 2013

DUNMUNKLE SUMPOILER’S MASSIVE ENGINES RUN in MURTOA

  As part of Murtoa’s BIG Weekend on October 4, 5 & 6th, the Dunmunkle Sumpoiler’s Annual Rally will be run for 2 days, with their 4 famous BIG engines being run several times on both days. These massive Hornsby Engines are a sight to see as they slowly fire up and begin rotating their...


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