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A dream has been realised!

Like our roads, the journey of A dream realised: Chewton Bushlands stories has been long, steep and rocky. But the book has now arrived.

As the back cover blurb says: “In 1967 Brian and Merle Parsons purchased a parcel of land near Chewton in Victoria. A dream realised tells how Brian’s dream of creating a subdivision in the bush became a reality in November 1974. And how the diverse hardy spirits of the dozens of subsequent residents, brave enough to take on the adventure, have created a bushlands community. For them too, a dream realised?”

Photos and text tell the story of stone and mudbrick houses, the evolution of a community, individual personal journeys and the Bushlands flora and
fauna, all in 112 full colour pages printed on 100% recycled paper using vegetable-based inks in a 100% certified carbon neutral production.

Come to the launch

You’re invited to the launch on Sunday 25
October 2015, from 2 pm at the Chewton Town Hall by Christine Henderson, Mount Alexander Shire Mayor.

Order your copy now!

Our funding has limited the print run to 100 copies, so, hopefully, we’ll sell out quickly.
A dream realised costs $30. Postage within Victoria costs $5.

All ordered books will be available for collection at the launch. If you can’t make it to the launch, then we can mail it to you for $5 postage… see the Order form below.


1. Print the order form below
2. Fill it out
3. Make your cheque payable to “Chewton Bushlands Association Inc.”
4. Mail the form and cheque to Karen Baker, PO Box 60, Chewton. 3451


1. Fill out the order form below
2. Click “Send”
3. Go to your net banking page
4. Complete your direct debit as follows:
BSB number: 633-000
Account number:. 143 749 968
Account name: Chewton Bushlands Association Inc.
Reference: (Put your name)

    A dream realised book order form

    STEP 1: Your details

    Your name (required)

    Your email (required)

    STEP 2: Select how many books you want to order. STEP 3: Choose your method of payment I will pay by Direct payment.I will pay by cheque.

    Direct payment
    ACCOUNT NAME: Chewton Bushlands Association
    BSB: 633000
    ACCOUNT NUMBER: 143 749 968
    REFERENCE: (put your name)

    MADE OUT TO: Chewton Bushlands Association
    ADDRESSED TO: PO Box 60, Chewton 3451.

    STEP 4: Choose your method of delivery
    I will pick it up at the Launch.I have paid for postage so please mail it to me at:

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