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In Isolation

Current residents of the Kinglake district, who commute to work to the city and other places off the mountain, and those who make a day...

The Gold Days in Kinglake

An excursion, organised by the Kinglake Friends of the Forest in 2021, to the site of the old Big Ben gold mine on Mount Robertson has...

Schools On Stage

In 1910, each of the three Kinglake district schools held a concert. At Kinglake West, on Friday 22 April, after many weeks of practice,...

Marvellous Tank Murals

The tank murals beside the Kinglake West Mechanics Institute and the Kinglake West Primary School have now been now completed and what a...

Schooldays in Kinglake

Come February, the children of the Kinglake district will be back at their respective schools and, hopefully, 2022 will be a more...

Great Debates - Our Heritage November 2020

By 1900, a large number of selectors had established farms across the Kinglake district plateau from east to west. In 1897, the first...

Walking Kinglake - Our Heritage July 2020

The Kinglake Ranges Heritage Trail is an excellent place for a walk in the crisp country air, with tall trees and beautiful views along...