May 16, 2013
Boosey Creek Cheese's WARBY RED has won the highest scoring brie/camembert style "Silliker Award" and a Gold Medal at the 2013 Australian Dairy Product Competition. It also won a Gold Medal in the Victorian Dairy Product Competition 2013 of the Dairy Industry Association of Australia.
Feb 19, 2013
At various times since about 2000 the recreational use of the highly valued Lake Mulwala has been somewhat restricted by the waterweed Egeria densa. The good news is that a survey in March 2012 found that Egeria occupied only 1% of the lake, compared to around 60% in June 2008.
Dec 21, 2012
Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all the Sun Country on the Murray Team!! It looks like the weather is going to be perfect up here on the Murray River (especially compared to the coolish conditions further south).
Nov 22, 2012
Sun Country on the Murray was named as a finalist in the Tourism Marketing category at the 2012 Victorian Tourism Awards held at Crown last Monday night. Merran Socha, Executive Officer of Sun Country on the Murray said “it was a great thrill to get through to the finalist stage in one of the most competitive categories of the Tourism Awards. Entering the awards is a big job and the final document that was submitted was 30 pages.
Oct 31, 2012
Congratulations to all finalists and winners of the 2012 Cobram Barooga Business Awards. The awards are held annually to celebrate the efforts of business owners within the community. Congratulations to Cactus Country & Australian Native Farm Forestry for taking out the Tourism & Environment awards.
Oct 19, 2012
It’s all happening in Sun Country on the Murray this weekend, with the Foodbowl Festival in Numurkah, and the Multi Sport Festival in Yarrawonga Mulwala.
The Numurkah Food Bowl Festival features the Melville Street Market Day, Food Bowl Round Up Country Dance and Long Slow Brunch, all happening over Satuday & Sunday.
The Yarrawonga Mulwala Multi Sport Festival kicks off with junior events on Saturday morning, followed by the National Aquathlon Championships in the afternoon, and the Victorian Olympic Distance State Championships Triathlon Sunday morning. If you're not up for competing, head over to the foreshore for the Multi Sport Village, and cheer on all those participating.
Sep 12, 2012
Version 2.0 of the Sun Country on the Murray iPhone application is now available to download.
The official Sun Country on the Murray app contains information on the Sun Country region, including Yarrawonga Mulwala, Cobram Barooga, Numurkah, Nathalia, Barmah, and coming soon - Tocumwal, Finley and Berrigan.
Discover a number of unique attractions and experiences in the region, find a dining option to suit every taste and ensure you’ve got a comfortable bed to relax in at the end of the day.
The app works on both iPhone and iPad. To download the app go to http://bit.ly/P9V0D1.
Jul 2, 2012
The Sun Country on the Murray iPhone app was released June 2012.
The app features attractions, dining, accommodation and events for each town in the Sun Country on the Murray Region!
The app is currently going through another update, and we will be adding Tocumwal, Finley and Berrigan, as well as a number of new businesses in the region. For a sneak peek, see the video at http://bit.ly/TmCtmD.
Stay tuned – we’ll be releasing the latest version soon!
Jun 30, 2012
Enjoy our Sun Country on the Murray including beautiful Yarrawonga, Mulwala, Cobram, Barooga, Numurkah, Nathalia and Barmah.
Unwind, slow down and really take some time to enjoy the tranquillity that is instilled with the rhythmic and soothing flow of the majestic Murray River.
Inclusive of the Rivers Murray, Ovens and Goulburn, and of course Lake Mulwala, Sun Country is just that - a region blessed with copious amounts of sunshine during all seasons making it one of the best year round holiday destinations in Australia.
What ever it is you like to do you will find an attraction or activity to suit. Golf, water sports, adventure, fun, relaxing, art, fine food and wine and nature at its best, it's all here just waiting to be discovered and explored.