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Changing Scenery

Scenery along the Kinglake ridge has changed markedly over the years since the first settlers set up farms in the area.  Many current...

Did You Know ...... ?

Did you know that the Kinglake ridge of the Great Dividing Range was once the meeting place for indigenous people, the Taungurung from...

A Working Life

For a good example of the energetic and enterprising early settlers of the Kinglake district, we need look no further than Horace and...

Cricket - West v East

The cricket competition between Australia and England for 'The Ashes' is often spoken of as 'friendly rivalry' but players and spectators...

Kinglake Primary School Update

2019 marks the 140th anniversary of the opening of Kinglake Primary School - or Kinglake State School No. 2188 as it was correctly known...

Opening of New Room and Transport Exhibition

The opening day of the new room at the Kinglake Heritage Centre, and the transport display in it, was a very successful and enjoyable...

The Railway to Kinglake

Articles in early newspapers tell the story about getting a railway line to Kinglake In May 1882, a letter to the editor, signed by...

Remembering Wallaby Creek

A recent conversation with a Whittlesea group interested in collecting stories of Wallaby Creek reminded me that both Whittlesea and...

Getting Along Not So Fine

In 'Oklahoma', the Rodgers & Hammerstein stage musical, the foreground story is about the hero and heroine, Curly and Laurey, but...

Kinglake West Glee Club

The Oxford dictionary gives two definitions for 'glee': 1. lively delight 2. musical composition for several voices. During the 1700s,...

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