Residents in the small town of Girgarre devoted a decade to turning an empty paddock into a world-class botanic garden, which opened this month.
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The Pasifika community: firmly planted in Melbourne’s west
A strong Pasifika presence in Tarneit is bringing together community through a vibrant community garden and cultural festivals.
Helping hands get Mooroopna back in the game after floods
After the October 2022 floods, an army of local volunteers sprang into action to help get the Mooroopna community back on its feet.
Unique accommodation experiences in Victoria
When it comes to making the most out of your stay in Victoria, tourist attractions, events and festivals are just the beginning.
Honouring the strong Ukrainian community in Noble Park
A ‘Peace and Harmony’ road mural in Noble Park is giving the local Ukrainian community a renewed sense of national identity and unity.
New lights create a bright future for Darnum Sport
Lighting upgrades for the 125-year-old Nilma Darnum Football Netball Club will strengthen local sport and community ties.
After the floods: Cohuna’s Inland Beach, parks and promenade are back
Though it’s 300 kilometres from a coast, Cohuna has a popular beach. It’s part of a new waterfront development, typical of the town’s creative flair.
Medicinal cannabis flowers in Greater Shepparton
VIDEO: Greater Shepparton will soon be home to the lawful production and supply of this plant with therapeutic benefits.
Whittlesea community groups are leading the charge to renewable energy
The Whittlesea Community Energy Transition Project is giving community groups their own renewable energy solutions to help power their facilities.
For the love of the dog
When we tap into the power of our canine companions, great things are possible.
Festive drops around regional Victoria
Fancy a drink this festive season? Here’s some around regional Victoria that might wet your whistle.
Off-grid housing project promotes sustainable living
A new sustainable, off-grid living project in Bass Coast is aiming to change homeowners’ perceptions about new builds, while creating local jobs.
Connection to Country: Traditional Owner experiences in Victoria
There are so many First Peoples led tourism experiences for visitors to explore in Victoria, here's a guide to some highlights.
Diving in to restore Princes Pier for future generations
A team of commercial divers is restoring more than 250 piles at Melbourne’s iconic Princes Pier, securing this landmark for future generations.
Helping Siberian Huskies find their happy home
A group of volunteers are ensuring surrendered Siberian Huskies find a comfortable and loving forever home.
Building a future for sustainable housing on the Great South Coast
Portland Airport will become the home of FormFlow’s new modular home manufacturing site, with up to 200 homes to be delivered each year.
Wetland sculptures share stories and spirit of Yorta Yorta Nation
The Yorta Yorta people were the original inhabitants of the Winton Wetlands, now their living culture is being retold in a series of sculptures.
Glass half full for dairy hub in Mortlake
A former pie factory has been transformed into a major dairy hub, shared between an artisan Victorian cheesemaker and an organic dairy business.