New book highlights Australia’s many woolsheds

Tolands woolshed owned by Rodger and Yvonne Connley at Omeo, Victoria, displays the run down, yet totally functional characteristics of many Australian woolsheds.

Andrew Chapman and his camera have been inseparable companions for decades. They travelled extensively as Mr Chapman, a resident of Warragul for the past five years after moving from the Dandenong Ranges, followed his photographic career with newspapers, national magazines,

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Elders visit Labertouche

Riley Green (left) and Owen Cummins gain an insight into the tools used to dig and crush food during a visit to Labertouche Primary School from local Aboriginal elders.

Local history and indigenous culture were explored at Labertouche Primary School when Aboriginal elders visited last week. The students were enthralled by stories of life at Jackson’s Track, learning to swim and fish in the Labertouche Creek, viewing artefacts and

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Telling Drouin’s stories

Jane (left) and Terry Marks receive CDs of their story told at the “Stories of Drouin” presentation.  The mother and daughter both spoke about working as Koorie educators at Drouin Primary School.

Local stories of a war hero, a schoolboy at the turn of the century, a young girl growing up on Jackson’s Track and well-known family businesses all featured at the fifth “Stories of Drouin” presentation. A history of the Drouin

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