Rain revives Lake Eildon

IT DOESN'T seem that long ago that on any weekend you could have fired the proverbial cannon down Eildon's main street without hitting anything, apart from an innocent local on the way to the milk bar.

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The Peppercorn Hotel at Yea.

Beyond the fires

The regions devastated by Black Saturday are in recovery and visitors are welcome back.

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Castlemaine’s Empyre Boutique Hotel

Country town treasures

Sue Wallace explores Ballarat, Bendigo and Castlemaine, finding trinkets, quirky cafes and other curiosities.

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Pyramid Hill

Pyramid Hill
Small service town in the Victorian wheatbelt.
Pyramid Hill is a small town of around 500 people which is named after an adjacent hill. It is located in a wheat-growing area 252 km north of Melbourne via Bendigo and 18 km north-east of Durham Ox which is located on the Loddon Valley Highway 84 km north of Bendigo. The Pyramid Hill Rd continues in a north-easterly direction and eventually joins the Murray Valley Highway at a point about 5 km south-east of Cohuna. There is an hotel, a caravan park and a golf club.

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Victorian goldfields

Rich vein, fine vines

The eureka moments come fast for Anthony Dennis as he discovers a treasury of food, wine and historic buildings in the Goldfields of Victoria

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Lucky strike

Sandy Guy tries her hand at gold prospecting with a metal detector and has a golden moment.

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