Experience the stories of Benalla Migrant Camp residents 1949-1967 through their personal photos, stories and items.
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Shared Stories – Benalla Country Women’s Association
CWA - Scones, Craft and Stories.
What is more CWA than our scones and craft?
Coma along to the Benalla CWA during the Australian Heritage Festival and experience our well loved scones, hospitality and craft.
Enjoy what we have to offer and speak with our members about their experiences.
Take a stroll along Carrier Street, Benalla
Come and enjoy a history walk along Carrier Street and hear the stories of the buildings and businesses.
We will meet at Millers corner, Bridge and Carrier Streets and finish at the Victoria Hotel.
Shared Stories – Benalla RSL
Historic memorabilia relating to RSL and Australian Defence forces
Finding Gold in Your Research
Finding Gold from Your Research - This presentation will teach, by example, various methods of undertaking research that lead to immediately usable outcomes. It will look at the nature and types of data available and ascertain the best methods of extracting gold in the form of information.
Shared Stories - School Days
This magnificent heritage building is a local prominent landmark. People will now have the opportunity to see how the college has transformed into a modern educational facility whilst retaining the history and heritage buildings.
Migrant Camp Shared Stories – Greta NSW to Benalla
A Talk By Author Alek Schulha. Alek has collected more than 100 stories told by former residents of the Greta Migrant Camp and he will share with you some of the most amazing stories, including the intriguing links between Greta Migrant Camp and Benalla .
The Benalla Cemetery – A Walk In The Past
Take the guided tour to where it all began.
Meet our earliest families, the unknown and the infamous.
Don't be fooled by what you see!
Who was in charge then, what went wrong, and who's in charge now?
Tread through history, with an eye to the future.
The Bad, Sad and Famous – A Walk through Benalla’s Cemetery
The victims of bushranging, murders, bigamy and tragic accidents lie in Benalla Cemetery. In its long history, the cemetery has seen it all - from a test bowler to rival Shane Warne to Australia's first celebrity chef. Members from the Cemetery's trust will recount stories of the graves.
Shared Stories – Winton Wetlands Yarning and Gathering Pathway
This Lotjpatj Natjan Danak sculpture walk at Winton Wetlands is a new creation of cultural works representing many essential elements of life and belief for Yorta Yorta and other indigenous groups. Created by talented Yorta Yorta artists, it makes an ideal self-guided walk this time of year.