Strzelecki Memorial

On Saturday 18 November 2023, His Excellency the Ambassador of Poland Professor Maciej Chmielinkski and Mayor Andrew Whitehead unveiled the Memorial on Towong Hill Road. The Memorial commemorates Sir Paul Edmund Strzelecki’s life and achievements and his ascent and naming of their highest mountain, named after his hero Tadeusz Kosciuszko. In March 1840 Strzelecki and…

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Horrie

The beloved story of Horrie begins overseas in early 1941, Egypt. As a pup, Horrie was found by Private Jim Moody, then becoming the unofficial mascot of the 2/1st Machine Gun Battalion, travelling from Egypt to Greece, Crete, Palestine and Syria. Intelligent and easily trained, Horrie acted as guard dog and many times gave early…

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Corryong Browsers Bookshop.

Welcome to one of the best little bookshop in the country. Corryong Browsers Bookshop (run by the Anglican community) is located in a quiet arcade in the main street of Corryong, one hour east of Albury Wodonga and just over an hour from the snow, in North East Victoria. Our rare, antique, and preloved books…

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Walwa Community Shop

Walwa Community Shop is open three days per week. The shop offers a little bit of everything from second hand clothing, bric a brac, shoes and a large collection of books. Run by local volunteers, they also supply free fruit and vegetables from excess supplies from local gardens. Walwa Community Shop was established by a…

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Poppies for Anzac and Everyone

For Anzac Day 2022, talented mural artist Simon White created a mural of a field of poppies on the Corryong Memorial Hall wall overlooking the Memorial Gardens. The scene could be a World War One battlefield on the Western Front depicted beneath the slightly misty summer skies of northern France. The mural shows the poignant…

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Upper Murray Anzacs – Men and Their Mounts

Artist Simon White’s mural tells the story of the bush horses or brumbies and the stockmen who mustered and brought the horses down from the High Country and the bush-covered hills surrounding the Upper Murray before the First World War. The breeders of the Remounts and Walers often turned the young horses out into the…

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Elyne Mitchell Library Display Panels

Corryong’s Elyne Mitchell Library is named after the prolific local author, most noted for her beloved ‘Silver Brumby’ series. Through Thowra the silver brumby, the Australian Alps have been explored and enjoyed by generations of children. Within the library you can find informative panels, beautifully curated with photographs and excerpts of the author. Following the…

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Ridges, Rocks and Rivers

Celebrating the regional microclimates and the natural diversity of the Upper Murray, Ridges, Rocks and Rivers colourfully captures your attention and draws your eye to the detail of the work. Found in the north east Victorian township of Corryong, this mural was born in the ashes of the Black Summer fires 2019/2020 which devastated the…

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Lower Mitta River, Mitta Mitta Valley, North East Victoria

This river section provides the best summer rafting in Southern Australia with the longest grade four rapid commercially available in Victoria. With enormous volume of water being pumped out of Dartmouth dam to create a deep fast flowing river with big waves giving conditions similar to the rivers of New Zealand and Canada. You will…

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Mighty Mitta River One or Two day Adventure

Mitta Mitta River Gorge Adrenalin pumping world class white-water rafting, 60 rapids classed from two to four, including, Grave Yard, Dislocation, S bend, Waterfall and Gobler. Experience towering granite river gorges and the exquisite wilderness of the majestic Alpine National Park during your 19 kilometres rapid descent. Plummet between intricate rock formations and tackle the…

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Leatherbarrel Creek picnic area

As the scenic and meandering Alpine Way winds through Kosciuszko National Park, it’s a great idea to take advantage of the many rest stops along the way. One terrific spot can be found at Leatherbarrel Creek picnic area, where steep mountainsides covered in tall forest surround a small grassy flat with plenty of shade. Pack…

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Lake Hume

Lake Hume is an impressive body of water held by an awe-inspiring dam wall and is an easy 15-minute drive from Albury Wodonga. There’s something for everybody at Lake Hume. For the adventurous, there is wakeboarding, water-skiing, tube-riding and stand-up paddleboarding. For those who like a gentler pace, the foreshore is the perfect place to…

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