The Man From Snowy River Museum

The Man From Snowy River Museum is a volunteer run community museum located in the beautiful Upper Murray region of North East Victoria. The extensive collection includes a number of nationally significant and locally significant items. Highlights include the Jim Simpson POW knitted rug, a comprehensive collection of early skiing memorabilia and Jack Riley mementos…

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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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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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