Lake High – Great Victorian Walk for Autism

Teams walking 15 or 30 kilometres, on the Great Victorian Rail Trail to Mansfield from either Maindample or Woodfield, for a finish celebration of bubbles and music at Mansfield’s Station Precinct, raising funds for autism. Transport to walk start location provided. Early morning start for 30 kilometre and late morning start for 15 kilometre. Dress…

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NAIDOC Week Launch

Join in to celebrate the start of Mansfield’s NAIDOC week with Taungurung elder Aunty Bernadette Franklin welcoming you to Country as they conduct a cleansing ceremony and raise the flags to acknowledge the past and the future. Followed by a morning tea alongside NAIDOC art display by Aunty Angela Ten Buuren (Franklin) in the Visitor…

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NAIDOC Week – Mullum Wetlands Walk and Ring Tree talk

Learn about the native flora, bush tucker and indigenous practices in this entertaining and educational walk with local Vern Simsen and Peter Roberts . Followed by a presentation from Dr Pieter Mourik AM about the little known Aboriginal Ring Trees with a cuppa and bite to eat or Visitor Information Centre. Meet at Mansfield Visitor…

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NAIDOC Week

A celebration of the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples with a range of week-long events and attractions as well as a number of unique daily events, all of which are free. The NAIDOC art display by Aunty Angela Ten Buuren and the Aboriginal Art Exhibition at the Visitor Information…

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NAIDOC Week film: Croker Island Exodus

1942, Croker Island, as Japanese bomb the north, 95 aboriginal children and their missionary carers make a remarkable journey to safety 3000 miles across the Australian continent. Join in at Mansfield Armchair Cinema to view this special film. Free popcorn, candy bar and drink included. This film forms part of Mansfield Shire Council’s NAIDOC Week…

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Sharing Taungurung Culture

Tilly Annuscheit will be sharing her Taungurung culture through storytelling and art with 5 to 10 year olds at Mansfield Library for NAIDOC Week. Bookings essential.

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Pyrography Workshop

Award winning artist Iluka Sax-Williams freehand burns traditional designs and stories. Pyrography translates from Greek to ” writing with fire”. This workshop forms part of Mansfield Shire Council’s NAIDOC Week celebration. Events are free but registration is essential as spots are limited.

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NAIDOC Weaving Workshops

Artist, storyteller and weaver Isobel Morphy-Walsh will guide you through traditional weaving practices, their usage and the significance behind them. Two 2 hour workshops available – 10.30am-12.30pm and 2pm -4pm. These workshops are part of Mansfield Shire Council’s NAIDOC Week celebrations. Events are free but registration is essential as spots are limited.

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Murrindindi Beanie and Fibre Festival

The Murrindindi Beanie and Fibre Festival is a community event, a feast of fibre art, fabulous beanies, winter warmers and more. Expanding to become the Fibre Festival of the North East, the event features an arts precinct full of market stalls, yummy treats, pre booked workshops, quilt displays and fibre art over multiple sites, all…

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Breakfast on the Lawn

Community gathering for breakfast and to kick off the Mansfield High Country Festival with a hearty feed, beverages and morning inspo conversation. All are welcome. Funds raised support Mansfield Autism Statewide Services.

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