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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About Long Dicks Gully

About Long Dicks Gully Posted on May 3, 2010 by stanleyeditors Richard Clarke found gold near Stanley and that place became known as Long Dick’s Gully.  Why?  He had long legs and was thus given the nickname of “Long Dick”. Long Dicks Gully 2010 The first members of the Clarke family arrived in the area in the earlier […]

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