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Bushlands Banter

Bushlands Banter

Our newsletter “Bushlands Banter” is available here: Bushlands Banter, Number 6, Winter 2018 Bushlands Banter, Number 5, Autumn 2018 Bushlands Banter, Number 4, Summer 2017/18 Bushlands Banter, Number 3, June 2017 Bushlands Banter, Number 2, March 2017 Bushlands Banter, Number 1, December 2016


Personal journeys

Personal journeys

In our history A dream realised – Chewton bushlands stories Chapter 7 Personal journeys (a 2.8 MB PDF) is devoted to the personal stories of 15 bushlanders.


2017/18 Fire season CFA briefing

2017/18 Fire season CFA briefing

Fire preparedness, Summer 2017/18


Handyman, carpentry, grass slashing, chainsawing: Jeremy Ryan

Handyman, carpentry, grass slashing, chainsawing: Jeremy Ryan

Handyman, carpentry, building of small structures such as wood sheds, grass slashing and chainsawing. Jeremy can lift small heavy loads like motors and pumps onto his ute for servicing with a hoist. He has happy customers in Jo and Paul, Ray, Antoinette and Ian and Robin. m: 0407 855 507


Drive grading: John Post

Kim and Mark recommend John Post m: 0409 510 466


Plumber: Malcolm Nancarrow

Kim and Mark recommend Malcolm Nancarrow m: 0417 526 966 e: mnplumb@netcon.net.au


Proposed burn update: Now for fuel reduction not asset protection

Proposed burn update: Now for fuel reduction not asset protection

The bushlands reserve on Commissioners Gully Road is now subject to a proposed planned burn sometime between 1 March and 31 May 2017. The signs recently put up at the reserve read: “Planned Burning Operations in accordance with the Published Fire Operations Plan for the Murray Goldfields District are scheduled in this area between Wednesday […]


Zombie alert!

Zombie alert!

Series 2 of the zombie tv ‘Glitch’ largely shot around the shire is coming to get us. Take care around the intersection of Miners Hut, Goldspeck Gully and Wattle Roads this week.