Towong Shire

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ANZAC Day Services 2017

A progressive list of the ANZAC Day Services planned across Towong Shire Council.
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Australia Day 2018

Australia Day 2018 events
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Australian Government Mobile Service Centre - Corryong

The Australian Government Mobile Service Centre will visit Corryong on Monday 18 May 2015.
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Australian Government Mobile Service Centre - Tallangatta

The Australian Government Mobile Service Centre will visit Tallangatta where experienced specialist staff from Centrelink, Medicare and other support agencies will be available to provide local residents with face-to-face service, information
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Avondale Gardens Open Day

Come along and celebrate these beautiful gardens hidden in the picturesque Upper Murray.
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Bizarre Gazzard Stage Hypnotism Show

Come along and see Australia’s Funniest Hypnotist Bizarre Gazzard live
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Breast Screen Victoria - Tallangatta

Breast Screen Victoria will be at the Tallangatta Health Service from 8 - 16 November. More...
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Bringing Up Great Kids

Helping parents build stronger, healthier relationships with their kids is the aim of a new six-week program being offered in Towong Shire.
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Bringing Up Great Kids

Helping parents develop strong, positive relationships with their kids is the aim of a new program coming to Corryong.
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Business Development Sessions in Dartmouth

Towong Tourism and Tourism North East are coming to Dartmouth to run a business development session for the Mitta Mitta, Eskdale and Dartmouth areas.
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Butchers Hook Farm Gate

No plans for the Easter holidays yet? Head to Mitta Valley to relax and enjoy a range of activities.
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Camp Oven Cooking Bash - High Country Harvest

Join Maurie Foun at his Upper Murray Resting Place and Poet’s Paradise for a uniquely Australian experience of camping, campfire cooking, live music and bush poetry.
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Chalk Painting Workshops

Come along to Blossom's Vintage in Corryong to learn the technique of chalk painting.
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Christmas Shopping at The Potted Cumquat

'Tis the season to shop mix and mingle as The Potted Cumquat hosts its annual Christmas Shopping evening.
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Corryong Agricultural and Pastoral Show

The Corryong Agricultural and Pastoral Show promises to deliver another great country show weekend for the whole family.
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Corryong Christmas Party

Usher in the festive season with the Corryong Street Christmas Party.
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Corryong Family Bowls Day

A family friendly bowls competition hosted by the Corryong Bowls Club.
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Corryong Historic Machinery Club 10th Annual Rally

Do you love all things mechanical?  Well the Corryong Historic Machinery Club's 10th Annual Rally is the event for you.  The Rally has a display of vintage and classic tractors, dozers, cars, trucks, motor bikes, engines, model train sets
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Corryong Mini Triathlon

The Corryong Mini Triathlon is a great challenge for all ages (10 - 100) and levels of fitness featuring a 200m swim, 7km bike ride and 2.5 km run.
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Council Plan Community Consultations

Towong Shire Council is developing a new Council Plan and is looking for input from the community at a series of Community Consultation sessions.
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Cudgewa Easter Sunday Car Boot Sale

Lots of scrumptious cakes and bread on offer, as well as local produce, plants, preserves and locally made art and craft, come out to Cudgewa Easter Sunday to browse the local treats and treasures.
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Cudgewa Hall Christmas Market

Annual Cudgewa Hall Christmas Market
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Cudgewa State School #1956 Historic Reunion (1877-1974)

Did you attend the Cudgewa State School prior to 1974? Come and participate in their historic reunion on 15 and 16 November.  Opening ceremony, vintage machinery displays, helicopter rides, war memorial ceremony, supper dance, guest speakers,
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Dairy Industry Events - September

Events especially for the dairy industry are being held in September.
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Dartmouth Cup Fishing Classic

A long weekend of fishing with excellent prizes.
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Dartmouth Cup Fishing Classic 2017

The Dartmouth Cup Fishing Classic returns on 9, 10 and 11 June. This great competition has now been going for more than 23 years and goes from strength to strength. With competitors capped at 500 you need to get in quick to make sure you get
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Dartmouth Women's Fishing Classic

Come and experience this women only fishing competition in one of the most picturesque fishing spots in Victoria - Dartmouth Dam. There are 'Catch and release' or 'Weigh in' competitions for women with $35,000 in prizes to be won.
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Detox your home

Detox your Home is a safe, free and easy-to-use service to dispose of common household chemicals without harming your health or environment.   Wodonga City Council is hosting a FREE collection day at its Waste Transfer Station located at 29
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Digital Photography Classes with Carmela Parkin

Learn the basics and essential skills of digital photography with renowned photographer Carmela Parkin.
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Downer Cow Workshop - Corryong

Nursing a down cow is challenging and stressful - it can be difficult to provide a good nursing environment, know when to call for help or decide if euthanasia is the best option. To help you make better decisions about managing down cows and improve their welfare, Murray Dairy is hosting a half day workshop with: Dr Phil Poulton – a leading dairy veterinarian based in Gippsland, on down cow management.
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Easter Sunday Family Day

It’s all happening this Easter Sunday at the Dartmouth Pub with activities perfect for the whole family.
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Eskdale Digital Skills Workshops

Introductory digital skills – setting up and running a cloud-based office.
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Eskdale Primary School Fete

A good old fashioned country fete.
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Family Fun Nights

Cool off and have a great night out at the Family Fun nights being hosted by Council at the Corryong and Tallangatta swimming pools. In Corryong, the fun is set to begin Friday 16 January at 6pm with face painting, pool games and a sausage
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Festival of Small Halls - Tallangatta

The Festival of Small Halls brings high quality international and local artists to communities across Victoria. This year, the Tallangatta Memorial Hall hosts Canadian Arcadian trio Vishten and Australian based duo The Little Stevies. Read More...
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Fish Fire Feast - High Country Harvest in the Mitta Valley

Learn how to fly fish on the Mitta River with friendly local pros! Tuck into a camp dinner of bonfire-baked spuds with a build-your-own spread of local produce toppings; damper with chutneys and preserves; and toasted marshmallows with “billy
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Fly Fish and Campfire Feast

Learn the finer points of fly fishing on the streams of the Upper Murray with an expert local guide, Neal Bennetts, then tuck into a delicious, hearty campfire stew of local beef, vegetables and piping hot, crusty homemade damper on the banks of the Nariel Creek.
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Free Hearing Tests and Hearing Aid Checks

Australian Hearing will be offering free hearing tests and hearing aid checks to Towong Shire residents on Friday 3 February at the Tallangatta Library and Community Centre.
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FREE Open Air Movie night

A FREE family night including an Open Air Movie
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Fun with Mosaics

Learn how to mosaic from start to finish only $30 per person includes most materials or for $20 per person bring your own project and materials. Mosaics, fun…and more mosaics Held at Tallangatta Tradestore, 4 Banool Rd, Tallangatta (Directly
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Get Active Corryong

Run, walk or ride to raise funds for your local health service on the safe, scenic country roads in the beautiful Upper Murray.
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Go Wild In The Garden

A new hands-on program from Murray Arts will help Towong residents learn about our region’s pollinator insects, and how our own backyards can become havens for them
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Gourmet Cheese Workshop

Come along and learn how to make gourmet cheese.
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High Country Rail Trail Sunset/Moonlight Ride to Ludlows Reserve

Choose your choice of starting point from Wodonga, Tallangatta or anywhere along the High Country Rail Trail. Just time your ride to arrive at Ludlows Reserve, Murray Valley Highway by 6.30 – 7pm.
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House Concert featuring Priestessa and Dash

Join a small gathering at Waterfall Creek Country Guest House, Tallangatta Valley, for an afternoon of Alternative folk, Indi Fold and Soul Folk music.
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How Going Digital Can Benefit Your Business - Free Business Workshops

Towong Shire Council and Tourism North East have teamed up to deliver a series free business development workshops on how the digital world can benefit your business.
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Jayco Herald Sun Tour - Tallangatta

Tour de France winner Chris Froome will race through Tallangatta as he spearheads the Jayco Herald Sun Tour on its route through Towong Shire on Friday 3 February.
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Know Your Gizmo

The Tallangatta Neighbourhood House and the Albury Wodonga Volunteer Resource Bureau have teamed up to design the 'Know Your Gizmo' program, a community building initiative that matches student volunteers from Tallangatta Secondary College with local residents who want to know more about their smart devices and online technology.
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Lake Hume Cycle Challenge

A series of bicycle rides throughout the beautiful Towong Shire.
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Lake Hume Cycling Challenge 2017

The iconic Lake Hume Cycling challenge returns for 2017.
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Let's dance 'til the cows come home - Bush Dance Tallangatta

A good old fashioned bush dance, with Diane Simpson calling the traditional dances, and band The Remnantz providing dance music and Aussie rock classics to help you dance the night away. FREE ENTRY, BYO drinks, savoury snacks and a light supper
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Let's dance 'til the cows come home - Bush Dance Tallangatta

A good old fashioned bush dance, with Diane Simpson calling the traditional dances and band The Remnantz providing dance music and Aussie rock classics to help you dance the night away. Free entry, BYO drinks, savoury snacks and a light supper provided. Bookings essential!
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Look over the farm gate - A community event for dairy farmers and their families

Are you in the dairy industry?  Why not head to Tangambalanga on 5 July 2016 for a community event for local dairy farmers and their families.  World renowned gust speaker will be Mr Dennis Hoiberg.  Dennis is one of Australia's most acclaimed
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Making the most of the Bush Festival Information Evening

An informative session for Towong Shire's tourism operators, teaching them how to leverage the Bush Festival to increase revenue while maintaining customer service and standards.
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Man from Snowy River Bush Festival

Four days of entertainment in and around Corryong featuring the Man from Snowy River Challenge - our showcase event to find the modern 'Man from Snowy River'!     
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Meditation Course

Learn how to meditate in this six week course coming to the Tallangatta Neighbourhood House.
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Mighty Mitta Muster

Muster up a bunch of friends or bring along the whole family for a revving good time at the Mighty Mitta Muster.There are so many different Muster events - traditional and new.
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Mighty Mitta Muster 2017

Celebrate the 45th annual Mighty Mitta Muster on the Labour Day long weekend in March.
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Mitta Mountain Rally

The 2016 Mitta Mountain Rally, is to be conducted by the North Eastern Car Club.
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Mitta Valley Autumn Harvest Festival Shindig Weekend

A three day weekend jam packed with all the shindig fun you can handle.
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Mitta Valley Autumn Harvest Festival Shindig Weekend

A three day weekend jam packed with all the shindig fun you can handle.
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Mitta Valley Autumn Harvest Festival Shindig Weekend

A three day weekend jam packed with all the shindig fun you can handle.
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Mitta Valley Community Bonfire

Rug up, grab your picnic blankets and chair and join us for the Mitta Valley Community Bonfire this Friday 30 June.
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Mitta Valley Easter Art and Photography Show

If you are visiting Mitta over Easter be sure to check out the Easter Art and Photography Show!
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Motorhome Rally - Tallangatta

Campervan Motorhome Club of Australia rally.
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My Dad Is AWESOME

Helping men become great Dads is the aim of 'My Dad Is AWESOME', a new program helping Corryong's Dads navigate the highs and lows of fatherhood.
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Nariel Creek Folk Festival

The Nariel Creek Folk Festival is a celebration of traditional folk music, song and dance and is held on the banks of the beautiful Nariel Creek in the Nariel Creek Recreation Reserve.
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Nariel Creek Folk Festival

The Nariel Creek Folk Festival is a celebration of traditional folk music, song and dance and is held on the banks of the beautiful Nariel Creek in the Nariel Recreation Reserve.
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NBN Satellite Truck - Tallangatta

The NBN Sky Muster Truck is coming to Tallangatta, visit the team in Towong Street to experience and learn more about the NBN rollout. Read More...
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NBN's new Satellite Truck is coming to Towong Shire!

In an Australian first, NBN's new Satellite Truck is coming to Towong Shire!
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North East Small Business Festival Event - Tallangatta

The North East Small Business Festival Event being held at Tallangatta on Tuesday 30 August 2016.
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Official Book Launch | The Towers of Zordran

The latest young adult adventure novel from local author Ian Trevaskis will be launched at the Tallangatta Library and Community Centre.
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Official Corryong Business Service Centre Opening with Jane Bunn

Bendigo Bank, Rural Bank and Rural Finance invite you to join us for the official opening of the new Corryong Business Service Centre.
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OTIS Foundation Blue Wren Breast Cancer Retreat Open Day

The OTIS Foundation will host an open day of its Blue Wren Breast Cancer Retreat in Towong on Saturday 5 November from 10am - 4pm.
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Pastel Workshop at Magorra Park, Mitta Mitta

Are you an artist looking to expand your skills? This weekend (5 & 6 December) the Mitta Valley community welcomes Ross Paterson who will be running a Pastel Workshop at the Magorra Park facility. Read more...
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Patchwork and Quilt Show

Come along and see the gorgeous quilts and patchwork on display. Your $10 entry fee includes Devonshire tea and coffee.
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Profitable Regenerative Agriculture – with Colin Seis

Profitable Regenerative Agriculture – with Colin Seis - winner of the Bob Hawke Landcare Award.
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Red Faces of Dartmouth

Major cash prizes to be won! Make them laugh with the most entertaining and extraordinary act.
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Regional Waste Plan Consultation

The North East Waste and Resource Recovery Group has released its Regional Waste and Resource Recovery Implementation Plan (north east implementation plan) for public consultation.  The north east implementation plan identifies what we need
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Regular Events

Regular events happening across Towong Shire
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Seniors Festival - Athol Guy, The Seekers Story

Join Athol Guy, his friends and your friends for this musical journey; courtesy of the Victorian Seniors Festival.
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Setting up your season - Future Farming Event - Corryong

The Dairy Business for Future Climates research project is considering what climate conditions will occur in dairy regions into the future and exploring what farm systems may best suit those conditions. Dr Brendan Cullen, Senior Lecturer Grazing
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SMALL BUSINESS BUS VISITING TALLANGATTA

Looking to start a small business? Want to develop your existing small business? Help is on the way with the Victorian Government’s Small Business Bus coming to Tallangatta on 8 August 2016.
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Small Business Festival

Helping Towong Shire's small businesses take the next step is the aim of a series of workshops and events being organised by Towong Shire Council.
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Snowy River Adventure Camp

The days may include navigation field trips, rock climbing, canoeing, horse riding and survival expeditions and even a camp cook-off!
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Sourdough Bread and Gourmet Cheese workshops

This is the first workshop of the Sourdough Bread and Gourmet Cheese workshops
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Sourdough Bread Workshop

Master the art of making sourdough bread.
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Speak Out Loud

Raising awareness of what services can assist all Upper Murray residents to live life to the full is the aim of the Speak Out Loud event coming to Corryong on Friday 1 May.
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Speak Out Loud

More than a dozen of the region’s leading support and advocacy agencies will converge on Tallangatta when Towong Shire Council hosts its annual Speak Out Loud event on Friday 2 December.
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Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience

An exciting touring experience not to be missed.
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Standard Mental Health First Aid (SMHFA) Course

This course teaches first aid skills for adult members of the public to give initial help to adults experiencing mental health problems, in a mental health crisis situation, or in the early stages of a mental illness.
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Stretch and Strengthen Yoga with Emma Smith

Build strength, stretch those muscles and clear your mind with this six week evening yoga program being offered at the Tallangatta Library and Community Centre.
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Summer Reading Clubs at Corryong and Tallangatta

Join in the fun of the Summer Reading Club in Corryong and Tallangatta this school holidays!
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Swimming Lessons at the Tallangatta Swimming Pool

With summer now in full swing and more Aussie kids hitting the pool, lakes and rivers, Towong Shire Council is urging parents to enrol their kids in swimming lessons being offered at the Tallangatta Swimming Pool throughout January.
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Tallangatta 50's Festival

On the last weekend of October the township of Tallangatta is Australia's home of Rock'n'Roll.
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Tallangatta A&P Show

A traditional Agricultural and Pastoral Show with livestock exhibits, horse events and arts, crafts and cooking events - a great country event!   Contact: Roger Lees on 02 6071 3330 Website: http://tallangattaagriculturalshow.yolasite.co
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Tallangatta Anglican Old Time Dance

For over 35 years all the old favourite tunes have been yours to enjoy at the Tallangatta Old Time Dance.  Come along to enjoy a great night of dancing surrounded by good company.  No previuos dance skills are necessary, just come along for
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Tallangatta Campdraft

The Tallangatta Campdraft will showcase this unique Australian horse event, hosted by the Upper Murray Horseman's Association.
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Tallangatta Christmas Party and Carols in the Park

Celebrate the festive season with the fun and free event perfect for the whole family.
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Tallangatta Community Craft Market

A variety of hand-crafted goods will be on offer at Tallangatta's Community Craft Markets.
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Tallangatta Community Craft Markets

Fun for the whole family, with food, homemade goods and great bargains.
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Tallangatta Community Markets

Great food, good times, a vast array of home made goods and activities for the kids at the Tallangatta Community Markets.
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Tallangatta Community Markets

The Tallangatta Community Markets return with stalls, food and goodies certain to delight.
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Tallangatta Farm and Water Expo

Tallangatta Farm and Water Expo - alternate farming practices and water saving initiatives.
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Tallangatta Neighbourhood House School Holiday Activities

The Tallangatta Neighbourhood House invites local children to join in our free activities this Winter. From a movie marathon to balloon art, the kids are sure to find something they love these school holidays.
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Tallangatta Neighbourhood House School Holiday Program

These school holidays the Tallangatta Neighbourhood House is offering a range of free activities perfect for the kids.
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Tallangatta Old Time Dance

For some 35 years all the old favourite tunes have been yours to enjoy at the Tallangatta Old Time Dance.
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Tallangatta Show

The Tallangatta Agricultural and Pastoral Society Inc welcomes you to the 121st Annual Tallangatta Show.
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Tallangatta Sports Festival

Enjoy the spectacular views over Lake Hume while getting fit for spring!
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Tallangatta Tall Trestle Treadle

Four great rides on one fantastic day! Come and participate in the official opening of the restored trestle bridges at Koetong and Darbyshire.  Corryong to Colac Colac - 6kmShelley Station to Koetong Pub - 8kmKoetong station to Darbyshire
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Tallangatta Town Garage Sales

The whole town gets involved with the annual garage sales
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Tallangatta's Christmas Party with Santa and Carols

Get into the festive spirit and come along to this fun and free evening for the whole family!
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The Italian Connection - Touring Car Rally

The Italian Connection Touring Car Rally will be in Corryong on Sunday, May 18.
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The Man From Snowy River Bush Festival

Corryong will come alive for four jam-packed days of events and entertainment.
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The Valley Sports

The Tallangatta Valley Community presents 'The Valley Sports'; a great day of fun fall all families, ages and abilities. 
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Time to Celebrate! Tallangatta's 60th Anniversary and the opening of the new Community Centre

It has been 60 years since Tallangatta was moved. Please join us to celebrate the 60th anniversary and the official opening of our new Community Centre and Library.
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Tintaldra Easter Monday Gymkhana

Including a BBQ Breakfast and lunch, drinks, raffles, bar and gate prices, Stockman’s challenge, a lolly scramble and Tintaldra Dog Olympics.
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Toughen Up Corryong

Swallow some cement and thrash your booty in the 'Toughen Up Corryong' run, duathlon or fun run.
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Tourism North East Roadshow

The Tourism North East team will be heading out on a roadshow to key locations throughout the region in February 2017.
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Towong Cup

A historic country race meeting hosted by the Towong Turf Club in the magnificent Upper Murray since 1871 on Saturday 7 March 2015. Take a picnic and settle in the shade, or take in the local history: this racecourse was once a target for
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Towong Cup 2017

The 2017 Towong Cup promises to be an absolute cracker, and to help celebrate 146 years of horse racing organisers have a fantastic day planned.
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Towong Shire Council School Holiday Activities

These school holidays Towong Shire Council is offering a range of free activities perfect for the kids.
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UMHCS First Aid Courses

An introduction to CPR and full First Aid
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Upper Murray Farmers and Craft Market

Featuring a variety of fresh and local produce including local wines, preserves, cakes, chocolates, plants, arts, crafts and much more.
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Upper Murray Farmers and Craft Market

Featuring a variety of fresh and local produce including local wines, preserves, cakes, chocolates, plants, arts, crafts and much more.
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Upper Murray Farmer's And Craft Market

A variety of fresh and local produce including local wines, preserves, cakes, chocolates, plants, arts, crafts and much more.
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Upper Murray Farmers' Market

Fresh local produce direct from the producer to you!
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Upper Murray River Flood Study - Community Meeting

a community meeting for residents of Walwa, Towong and Cudgewa
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Upper Murray Youth Space - A Day at the Dam

A great day out for Towong's young residents
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Victorian Small Business Commissioner - Upcoming Webinars

During the month of May a series of Small Business Webinars are on offer.
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Walwa Markets

This is a free market, just come along set up and sell your wares. The Walwa Hotel Beer Garden has lots of room for everyone so come and enjoy a lovely social day out and buy yourself a treasure.
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Wanderings Exhibition of Abstract and Impressionist Artworks

Come along and view this impressive exhibition of abstract and impressionist artworks by Barbara Pritchard and Linda Wilson.
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Whistlestop High Tea - High Country Harvest

Whistlestop High Tea is in its fourth year, this popular event combines cycling from station to station along the High Country Rail Trail with a progressive high tea of ribbon sandwiches, scones and delicious, old fashioned 1950’s tucker.
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Wodonga Skills and Job Centre Tallangatta Outreach

The Wodonga Skills and Job Centre has established a free outreach service at the Tallangatta Library and Community Centre.
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Wodonga Skills and Job Centre Tallangatta Outreach

The Wodonga Skills and Job Centre has established a temporary outreach service at the Tallangatta Library and Community Centre. From 9.30am to 3pm on Thursday 8 and Thursday 15 December, a careers and jobseeking expert will be available for Towong residents seeking guidance and advice. It is a free service offering face-to-face personalised careers advice.
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Women of the River Country Exhibition

The Women of the River Country exhibition developed by the volunteers and staff of the Mannum Dock Museum in South Australia has been produced as a national touring exhibition across 3 States and 16 venues.
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Women's Health Forum

Towong Shire Council, the Tallangatta Health Service and Jean Hailes for Women's Health are proudly presenting a Women's Health Forum at the Tallangatta Library and Community Centre on Tuesday 30 May.
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Writing Workshops with Ian Trevaskis

Prolific local author Ian Trevaskis will host a series of writing workshops for Towong Shire’s aspiring authors.
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Ye Olde Christmas Faire

The Triangles in Tallangatta will be filled with market stalls, Christmas hampers and a car boot sale on Saturday 26 November when the Ye Olde Christmas Faire returns.
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