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Huge Funds Boost for Gargarro
It’s not often small hamlets like Girgarre are honoured with a visit from a Minister of the Victorian Parliament. To the delight of a crowd of forty-one locals, Shire representatives and visitors, Mary-Anne Thomas, the member for Macedon and Minister for Regional Development made, a flying visit to Girgarre on Thursday 27 May. Ms Thomas stopped over on a tour of northern Victoria to announce a $1.48 million grant for Stage One of the Gargarro Gardens project.
Project Convenor, Doc McDonald said the funds were the boost the project had been waiting for. The grant, coupled with the $200,000 received from Growing Botanic Gardens Victoria program, plus an $18,000 local contribution, means all of the ‘See Garden’; the new entrance; viewing tower and the ephemeral stream behind the Sound Shell will be completed within the allocated 12-month time frame.
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SHOWCASING THE GOULBURN VALLEY'S FINEST PRODUCE
Girgarre Farmers’ Produce and Craft Market is held on the second Sunday of each month. From small beginnings, the farmers market has grown from six stalls to 120 and helped the community raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for the upkeep of its key facilities...
A WORLD CLASS BOTANICAL INSTALLATION
As a key part of the Girgarre Revival, the Gargarro Gardens project will see the development of a unique and world class botanical installation celebrating our indigenous flora and precious water resources. The site also features a large soundshell amphitheatre for the staging of musical and creative events...