A View Through the Valley

Kat Brown with A View Through the Valley

A View Through the Valley Kat Brown, local Corryong linoprint artist, was inspired to create “A View Through the Valley” after the 2019-2020 Black Summer fires. Kat was commissioned by The Man from Snowy River Tourist Association to produce this artwork with the aid of a bushfire recovery grant from Border Trust. The installation is…

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Jack Riley – The Man from Snowy River

Corryong VIC - Upper Murray Tourism copy

Statue of Jack Riley – The Man from Snowy River The bronze statue of Jack Riley, the Upper Murray’s Man from Snowy River was unveiled in 2010. The funds for the $110,000 statue were raised by The Man from Snowy River Tourist Association. The community of the Upper Murray supported the various fund raising activities…

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Corryong Wetlands Project

Corryong Wetlands Proposed Plan

Projects: Corryong Wetlands The Corryong Wetlands Project is still in the very early stages of development. The vision of the project is to re-vegetate an area of land on the outskirts of Corryong. (The area is bounded by Parish Lane, Stock Route and part way to Strezleki Way.) Cemetery Creek runs through the area. The…

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Corryong Streetscape

Corryong roundabout plantings

Projects: Corryong Streetscape In 2016, MFSR Tourist Association negotiated with the Towong Shire regarding the beautification of the Corryong streetscape. MFSR TA took on the dual project of rejuvenating the two roundabouts in Hanson St. These roundabouts are now planted out twice a year with colourful seasonal annuals such as petunias for summer and pansies…

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Horrie

Horrie Statue in Corrong

Projects: Horrie In 1941, when in Egypt, Private Jim Moody adopted Horrie, an Egyptian terrier. After this, Horrie became the unofficial mascot of Moody’s 2/1st Machine Gun Battalion. Horrie then travelled thorough the Middle East with the battalion. Firstly Horrie travelled to Greece. Then he moved with the army to Crete and Palestine and later…

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Sound Shell Mural

Sound Shell Mural, Corryong

Projects: Sound Shell Mural The Man from Snowy River Tourist Association commissioned Franco Franco at work on the Sound Shell Mural Arcidiacono for the Corryong sound shell mural project. The mural is in Corryong’s Attree Park. Although Franco lives in Stanthorpe, Queensland, he has visited the Upper Murray many times over the years. Artist Franco…

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