Australian Heritage Festival Benalla – The Arthur Baird Story

The Arthur Baird Story Wilfred Arthur Baird was born in Benalla. He joined the Australian Flying Corps at Point Cook where he was an instrument fitter and air mechanic. In 1916 he enlisted and was sent to the Middle East where he served with distinction. On his return, he joined fellow servicemen when QANTAS was…

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ANZAC Day Commemorations Benalla

Benalla RSL sub branch ANZAC Day commemorations begin with the 6am Dawn Service in the memorial precinct in the Benalla Botanical Gardens. The ANZAC Day March will leave from the corner of Bridge and Carrier Streets at 10.30am and finish at the memorial precinct in the Benalla Gardens. The Cenotaph Service will take place at…

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Australian Heritage Festival Benalla – Fmaily Tree Maker Workshop

Hosted by Benalla Family Research Group Inc, get the best out of Family Tree Maker, including syncing with your Ancestry Tree. Facilitators are experienced researchers and will be using interactive and big screen format. This workshop is suitable for all skill levels and they welcome all participants to join the exchange of workshopping problems together.

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Australian Heritage Festival – Benalla Airfield History Presentation

A presentation will be given on the history of the Benalla Airfield and its contribution to the war effort during World War 2, the life of service members on the Station, and a presentation of the historical exhibits present in the Museum. Members will be available to facilitate and answer questions, and close up activities…

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Australian Heritage Festival Benalla – Connections: Opening the Archives

Come and enjoy the architecture of this amazing building built in 1900, FCJ College, stroll through the old convent, reminisce about past school days, connect with the traditions and history of this co-educational secondary college that is 124 years old. Perhaps reconnect with classmates, connect for the first time with the architecture of this impressive…

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Ned Kelly Discovery Hub

Experience the captivating tale of Ned Kelly’s Last Stand, an iconic moment in Australian history that continues to spark debate and fascination. Step into the world of this enigmatic figure, perceived by some as a ruthless murderer and by others as a courageous champion against corruption, more than a century after his infamous escapades through…

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Winton Fun Day

Experience the adrenaline of driving your own car on the iconic track where Supercars race! Enter now for an exhilarating day at Winton Raceway, renowned as the ‘Nation’s Action Track.’ Their Fun Days offer you the exclusive opportunity to navigate your vehicle around this legendary circuit. One of the standout features of the day is…

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Winton Sprint Series Round 4

The Winton Sprint Series offers an accessible pathway for motorsport enthusiasts to transition from track days to competitive racing. With its longstanding history spanning over 30 years, the series hosts multiple rounds throughout the year at the renowned Winton Raceway circuit. Participants have the opportunity to challenge themselves against the clock in a competitive setting.…

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Winton Sprint Series Round 3

The Winton Sprint Series offers an accessible pathway for motorsport enthusiasts to transition from track days to competitive racing. With its longstanding history spanning over 30 years, the series hosts multiple rounds throughout the year at the renowned Winton Raceway circuit. Participants have the opportunity to challenge themselves against the clock in a competitive setting.…

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Winton Sprint Series Round 2

The Winton Sprint Series offers an accessible pathway for motorsport enthusiasts to transition from track days to competitive racing. With its longstanding history spanning over 30 years, the series hosts multiple rounds throughout the year at the renowned Winton Raceway circuit. Participants have the opportunity to challenge themselves against the clock in a competitive setting.…

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