Spring Outings – Grantville Jetty at sunset

Grantville is about 103km from Melbourne CBD, about 60kms from my house on the way to Kilkunda and Phillip Island. I have not stopped at this jetty before, but have driven through Grantville many times on the way to and from other locations. I had seen some images take by other photographers for this location…

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Wimmera-Mallee Silo Art – Rosebery

Completed in late 2017, Kaff-eine’s artwork depicts themes that she says embody the region’s past, present and future. Kaff-eine also helped Rone on his Lascelles project. The silo on the left depicts women in the country. Farmers facing hardships of drought and fire with a tenacity that is born of the Mallee area. The silo…

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Wimmera-Mallee Silo Art – Sea Lake

Sea Lake is the newest of the Wimmera-Mallee (Victorian) Silo Art trail, which forms part of the Australian Silo Art Trail. There is also a water tank trail, but that is an entirely different story and I really have nothing to share with these as yet. This amazing installation was completed a few weeks before…

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Wimmera-Mallee Silo Art – Lascelles

The silo art in Lascelles was completed by well-renowned artist Rone, who has completed several large scale installation, especially in Melbourne, latest being at Burnham Beeches with his Empire. He has also completed some in Geelong, which we have yet to see. Rone spent several weeks getting to know the locals and then two weeks…

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Wimmera-Mallee Silo Art – Rochester

I reckon these silos have to be among the cutest, featuring a squirrel glider and an azure kingfisher, both local and native to the region. Painted by (Jimmy)Dvate. The town of Rochester is super proud of these silos, and why wouldn’t they be. If you would like to read more about Dvate or the cute…

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NE Silo Art Trail – Tungamah

Western Australian street artist Sobrane Simcock was commissioned to paint the privately-owned Tungamah Silos in 2018. This was the first silo to be painted in north-east Victoria, the beginning of the NE Silo Art Trail. Sobrane was the first Australian female silo artist. ~ Julz

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NE Silo Art Trail – St James

St James has a population of fewer than 100 residents and is small even by Australian small-town standards. The Artwork here depicts a mural of Sir George Coles, the founder of Coles supermarkets (Now one of the largest in Australia) who was a local to the St James township. The silo bunkers at St James were built in…

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Exploring the Goulburn, Mallee and Wimmera Regions of Victoria – Part 4

Day 4 After a truly awful night’s sleep, we were going to get up early to shoot sunrise at Lake Taylor, but the skies did not look promising, so we went back to bed to try to get some more sleep. Eventually, we gave up and after breakfast in town, we left Horsham. Heading via…

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Exploring the Goulburn, Mallee and Wimmera Regions of Victoria – Part 3

Day 3 We woke to grey skies but the rain had mostly stopped, just a few occasional random drops here and there. We made our way over to Sea Lake and the newest of the Silo Art only completed a few weeks ago, as well as some local street art as well. Then onto Lake…

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Exploring the Goulburn, Mallee and Wimmera Regions of Victoria – Part 2

Day 2 We woke to slightly cooler weather and drove back into Nagambie, past Black Caviar (This was the birthplace of the fairly famous Aussie Race Horse, not the food lol). We then drove over to Rochester for more silo art and morning tea. As we left the storm front that had been expected for…

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