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McMillans Track Guide Book

Angus McMillan (1810-1865) was born in Scotland, and migrated to Australia in 1838. He pioneered much of what we now call Gippsland, and his memoirs show that, like many migrants, he had a great love for his adopted country. In 1988 a 210km long distance walking track was created in honour of McMillan’s adventures. This…

Walks on the Stanley Plateau

The Stanley Landcare Group is developing a series of walk around the Stanley Plateau, targeting both those who enjoy a longer walk (14 kms), as well as those who prefer a short walk (<4 km). A small number of walkers from the Beechworth U3A group have tried the inner town loops, and thoroughly enjoyed the…

Carbour to Whorouly South : July 19

The road from Carboor to Whorouly South, along Waters Lane, and the Carboor – Whorouly South Road is a gravel road that meanders through lovely bush-land. It then opens up into farmland, with fantastic views towards the Murmungee Basin, and the hills surrounding it. Though the number of walkers (17) forced us (due to the…

Mount Glenrowan : August 1

Because of the restrictions imposed as a result of the pandemic, this walk was split in to two groups; Group A (led by Jeanette and Michael) met at 9.45am, and Group B (led by Chris) met at 10.15am. There were 15 participants in total, and having met at Taminick Gap, the walkers stepped it out…

Update on feral horses in national parks

Feral horses in national parks have been in the news lately. Two court applications by the Australian Brumby Alliance, and cattleman Phil Maguire, were dismissed, clearing the way for Parks Victoria to begin culling horses to prevent further environmental damage to the Bogong High Plains. The enthusiasm for court applications then crossed the border into…

Mount Meg : July 9

This nice little adventure was originally proposed by Adrian as a Pod walk, but eventually morphed into a full club walk. However, regardless of the pedigree, nine happy walkers enjoyed this scenic six kilometre outing on a glorious winter’s day. We met at Rotary Park at 10am, and set off in convoy for Thoona, and…

Category Archives: BLOGS

McMillans Track Guide Book

Angus McMillan (1810-1865) was born in Scotland, and migrated to Australia in 1838. He pioneered much of what we now call Gippsland, and his memoirs show that, like many migrants, he had a great love for his adopted country. In 1988 a 210km long distance walking track was created in honour of McMillan’s adventures. This…

Walks on the Stanley Plateau

The Stanley Landcare Group is developing a series of walk around the Stanley Plateau, targeting both those who enjoy a longer walk (14 kms), as well as those who prefer a short walk (<4 km). A small number of walkers from the Beechworth U3A group have tried the inner town loops, and thoroughly enjoyed the…

Carbour to Whorouly South : July 19

The road from Carboor to Whorouly South, along Waters Lane, and the Carboor – Whorouly South Road is a gravel road that meanders through lovely bush-land. It then opens up into farmland, with fantastic views towards the Murmungee Basin, and the hills surrounding it. Though the number of walkers (17) forced us (due to the…

Mount Glenrowan : August 1

Because of the restrictions imposed as a result of the pandemic, this walk was split in to two groups; Group A (led by Jeanette and Michael) met at 9.45am, and Group B (led by Chris) met at 10.15am. There were 15 participants in total, and having met at Taminick Gap, the walkers stepped it out…

Update on feral horses in national parks

Feral horses in national parks have been in the news lately. Two court applications by the Australian Brumby Alliance, and cattleman Phil Maguire, were dismissed, clearing the way for Parks Victoria to begin culling horses to prevent further environmental damage to the Bogong High Plains. The enthusiasm for court applications then crossed the border into…

Mount Meg : July 9

This nice little adventure was originally proposed by Adrian as a Pod walk, but eventually morphed into a full club walk. However, regardless of the pedigree, nine happy walkers enjoyed this scenic six kilometre outing on a glorious winter’s day. We met at Rotary Park at 10am, and set off in convoy for Thoona, and…