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Jack River: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Yarram Courthouse Gallery


The Yarram Courthouse Gallery is a community art space run by members of the gallery with support from staff and volunteers from Mirridong Services Inc. It is located in the renovated Courthouse, a well-known historic building in the main street of Yarram, South Gippsland.

Local and regional artists can display their work, raising the profile of the artists in the community. They have regular exhibitions of visual and creative arts. The exhibition space includes professional track lighting, a security system, moveable walls and plinths, allowing for various display options. It also has toilet facilities and a kitchen area to facilitate exhibition openings.

The gallery, open every day except Wednesday, shares the building with the local Information and Tourist services as well as a gift shop, both of which bring in a flow of visitors. Gallery members work with exhibitors to provide assistance in arranging exhibitions and openings.




Commercial Road
Yarram, VIC, 3971

Located 8.3K from Jack River

Yarram Historical Society


The Yarram and District Historical Society has a long and distinguished history. First formed in May 1911, it was the first sub-history centre of The Royal Historical Society of Victoria to be formed in Victoria.

Under the leadership of Rev. George Cox this group flourished until Rev. Cox in 1915 enlisted and went to serve in the war,the group then closed. The Society was reformed in 1964.

The Society has many items of historical interest, large archives of local history, books, photographs, ephemera and other memorabilia covering the Old Alberton Shire.

The records of the Yarram and District Historical Society include the areas and towns of Yarram, Alberton, Tarraville, Port Albert, Woodside, Tarra Valley, Won Wron, Macks Creek, Carrajung, Devon North, Jack River, Alberton West, Alberton East, Gelliondale, Hedley, Stacey's Bridge, Blackwarry, Balook, Baloong, Willung, Binginwarri, Willung South, Calrossie, Hiawatha, Woranga, Wonyip, Darriman and Giffard.




Carpenter Street
Yarram, VIC, 3971

Located 8.5K from Jack River

Tarra Bulga National Park


Tarra-Bulga National Park in South Gippsland is well known for its giant Mountain Ash trees, beautiful fern gullies and ancient myrtle beeches. The park covers some of the best examples of original cool temperate rainforests of the Strzelecki Ranges.

Walk to the impressive Corrigan's Suspension Bridge, which stretches through the rainforest canopy, affording spectacular views of the lush fern gully on the forest floor below.

Before you go
Conditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website.

Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.





Grand Ridge Rd
Balook, VIC, 3971

Located 14.3K from Jack River

Tarraville Church


The tiny town of Tarraville, located near Port Albert is notable for its early wooden Church of England - Christ Church. The building is listed on National Estate records as Victoria's second oldest timber building.

The Christ Church is a rectangular timber Gothic Revival which was built in 1856 to a design by J. H. W. Pettit and George Hastings.

It was reputedly the first church in Gippsland and is a rare surviving example of drop slab construction, with the building being constructed without the use of nails. In recent times it has been painted blue and cream.




Old Sale Road
Tarraville, VIC, 3971

Located 15.0K from Jack River

Gippsland Regional Maritime Museum Port Albert


The Gippsland Regional Maritime Museum Port Albert is located in Gippsland's first port, Port Albert, discovered in 1841 by the survivors of the wreck of the steamer 'Clonmel' on the Ninety Mile Beach. Explorer Angus McMillan arrived at almost the same time.

The Museum has an extensive collection of historic artefacts, photos and documents housed in the heritage listed Bank of Victoria built in 1861 to store gold from the Gippsland Gold Rush.

The Museum houses an extensive library and archive which is available for research and there is a comprehensive education kit of student activities.

The landscaped grounds contain the fishing boat 'Morning Star', 'Suzy' and the Cliffy Island workboat. There is a Trotman's anchor from the steam tug and trawler 'Wybia', two large sailing ship anchors, the restored Citadel Light, channel markers and beacons and an offshore oil/gas drill bit. There is a large timber deck where groups can sit and have tea and coffee.

The museum is open 10:00am to 4:00pm daily from September to May. Weekends and school holidays June to August.




78 Tarraville Road
Port Albert, VIC, 3971

Located 16.4K from Jack River

Agnes Falls Scenic Reserve


Hidden within the rolling green hills of the Strzelecki Ranges, the meandering Agnes River cascades over rocks into a deep picturesque gorge.

At 59 metres, Agnes Falls are the highest single span falls in Victoria.

Take a short stroll through the Blue Gum Forest to a viewing area overlooking the falls or relax and enjoy a picnic under the shade of tall blue gums on the grassy banks of the Agnes River.

Before you go
Conditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website.

Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.




Silcocks Hill Road
Toora, VIC, 3962

Located 23.3K from Jack River

Jack River: Events

Yarram Courthouse Garden Home Produce Market


The Yarram Courthouse Garden Market encourages everyone to bring their home grown produce to sell at their community market.

Bring your own chairs, table and umbrella (for shade).

Donations to Mirridong (Stall Holders only).

Please call or email for more information.


Event Dates
2017
      27th Oct


9 Rodgers Street
Yarram, VIC, 3971

Located 8.3K from Jack River

Yarram Variety Market


Located in Gippsland's beautiful countryside, the Yarram Variety Market is a small country market with approximately 30 stalls.

There is an SES sausage sizzle, Red Cross canteen, Red Cross cake and bric-a-brac stall, clothing, crafts, plants, produce and tools stalls.

All stall fees go to help maintain the hall and grounds.

Yarram Variety Market occurs on the First Sunday of the month from 8:00am to 1:00pm.


Event Dates
2017
      5th Nov
      3rd Dec
2018
      7th Jan


Commercial Road and Church Street
Yarram, VIC, 3971

Located 8.4K from Jack River

Port Albert Make It, Bake It, Grow It Market


Port Albert holds a Make it, Bake it, Grow it and Collectibles market on the fourth Sunday of every month.

Around 25 stalls at Port Albert Hall catered by the Hall committee.

Port Albert is an easy two hours drive from Melbourne via the South Gippsland Highway and equally accessible from the Prince Highway being only one hour from the Latrobe Valley towns of Morwell and Traralgon via the Hyland Highway.


Event Dates
2017
      26th Nov
      24th Dec
2018
      28th Jan


Victoria Street
Port Albert, VIC, 3971

Located 16.4K from Jack River

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