Greater Shepparton City Council, in association with the Greater Shepparton Heritage Advisory Committee, presented the Biennial Greater Shepparton Cultural Heritage Awards in the Classic Room at Goulburn Valley Hotel on Saturday, 1st May.
Murchison and District Historical Society were the proud recipients of two of the Awards presented by Mayor Cr Kim O’Keeffe, the first being the “Community, Multicultural and Indigenous Event and Tourism” Award for the Rock on Murchison event held in September 2019, and the second being the “Other Contribution” Award for the Murchison and District Historical Society Website.
In addition, Wayne and Rachel Backway won the award for “Restoration of a Heritage Place” for their former home, “Ravenscraig”, in Stevenson Street, Murchison.
The awards recognise outstanding contributions to cultural heritage conservation, research, education, promotion, interpretation, training and awareness-raising within the Municipality.
Well done Murchison.