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Connewirricoo: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Harrow Discovery Centre and Johnny Mullagh Interpretive Centre

Nestled in the rolling hills of Victoria's Western District on the banks of the Glenelg River, the Harrow Discovery Centre is the heart of Victoria's oldest inland settlement.

More than a visitor centre, the centre will take you on one of the most incredible journeys in Australian history.

In 1868, a team of Aboriginal stock workers from south-west Victoria, were transformed into Australia's first international touring sports team to England.

Almost 150 years on, the centre is dedicated to telling their story and in particular that of their best all-rounder, Johnny 'Unaarrimin' Mullagh.

A rabbiter and shearer, Johnny Mullagh delivered more than 1,800 overs to the best batsmen in the world at the time with an average of 1/10.

Join in and follow the amazing journey and learn of the unbelievable achievements of Australia's First XI.

In addition to the centre's Indigenous cricketing history, the band of volunteer staff has several touring programs to offer to guests, including the award-winning 'You Must Remember This ... '.

The centre is a true destination for sport and history buffs, alike.

Blair Street,
Harrow, VIC, 3317

Located 12.6K from Connewirricoo

Bilston's Tree

It is estimated Bilston's Tree - a red gum - was a seedling about 1200 AD and would have reached very large proportions by the time of the arrival of European Settlers.

It was a well known landmark and referred to as 'Big Tree' or 'The Big Fella' by the middle of 20th century. The tree is now familiarly known as Bilston's Tree.

A large limb broke off the northern side of the crown in 1973, and from the Eastern side in 2013, but this has not affected the general health of the tree which remains a tourist attraction for the Casterton District.

A local sculptor has had the opportunity to create some beautiful animal carvings on the fallen limb.

Glenmia Road
Dergholm, VIC, 3312

Located 23.4K from Connewirricoo

Connewirricoo: Events

First XI Legends Concert

The First XI 1868 Legends concert will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first team to tour England.

Welcome to Country, Smoking Ceremony, Didj playing, Dancing by the Fighting Gunditjmara and performances by artists including Isaiah Firebrace. Isaiah is a descendant of Couzens of the First XI 1868- he won X Factor in 2016 and represented Australia in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2017. Todd Cook, Neil Murray and Benny Walker will also be performing as will Peter Swaine and Darren Rix (a descendant).

Event Dates
      11th Mar

Blair Street
Harrow, VIC, 3317

Located 12.8K from Connewirricoo

Harrow Long Lunch

Enjoy a lunch to remember in beautiful Harrow as the cooks from the Bay Riders Community Centre International Cooking workshops serve up their culinary delights.

Experience top class jazz with 'Kalimna', raffles and prizes.

Lounge the day away at this classic long lunch. BYO drinks.

This is a fundraiser for the Bay Riders Community Centre.

Event Dates
      24th Mar

Blair Street
Harrow, VIC, 3317

Located 12.8K from Connewirricoo

Harrow Bush Nursing Centre Black Tie Ball

The famed biennial Harrow Bush Nursing Centre Black Tie Ball is back again.

Have a party in Harrow enjoying fine food, raffles, prizes and fabulous music from the RockDoctors from Adelaide.

This is the major fundraiser for Harrow Bush Nursing Centre. They are once again providing transport home on buses from Hamilton. Get a group together. This night is fabulous fun and not to be missed.

Event Dates
      9th Jun

Blair Street
Harrow, VIC, 3317

Located 12.8K from Connewirricoo

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