Category Archives for Stanley History

The Nine Mile News Issue #85

Stanley Victoria Community Newsletter, April 2017   Donate to this most important of causes at StanleyWater.org.au In this issue: SRCI Community Update Cue Springs Update and notification of fundraising activites. Notice of Art Exhibition to be held from 12th – 21st May as part of fund raising efforts. Stanley Landcare Group Great article with good […]

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Barrister praises Stanley’s Tenacity

Courtesy of the Ovens and Murray by Jamie Kronborg A Barrister representing the Stanley community in its Victorian Supreme Court appeal against a Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal planning decision says that the outcome will determine the future of groundwater ”mining” in the state. Daniel Robinson – who is acting for a local advocacy organisation […]

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Bushfire Anniversaries

This Nine Mile News edition brings two Stanley bushfire anniversaries. They are: 2003 – January 21st: This bushfire swept from the lower Buckland Gap over the Dingle Range, destroying a weekender cottage in the pines above the Stanley cemetery. Then it spotted over the cemetery & the Beechworth-Stanley Road roaring on towards Yackandandah, going as […]

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A little Stanley History

Ian Smith has also been delving into Stanley’s History and has come up with an interesting timeline. Stanley – My  Home Town – Stanley’s History From GOLD to TIMBER to SPUDS to APPLES to CHESTNUTS to Tourists and RETIREES…

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