Published on 25/11/2022 in Document

Yallourn - Year by Year - 1933 - Robert Dixon above

The first sod in the Victorian Government’s ambitious scheme, to generate electricity at Yallourn, was turned more than a century ago (sometime around 1920); and for the next six decades the township of Yallourn ‘took root, bloomed, withered and died’….




Published on 02/11/2022 in Document

This photograph is said to have been taken in 1922. The first school at Yallourn was a weatherboard cottage at 4 Hillside. Source: ‘Virtual Yallourn’

1922 - Yallourn State School

NOTES ON EARLY DAYS OF SCHOOLING AT YALLOURN 




Published on 24/10/2022 in School Photos

Back Row:  Ian Brown, Richard Christie, Clive Scott, Tony Smith, Brian Shaw, Frank Shine, Eddie Wissmer, Tony Rozenstein, Walter Zajarski, Terry Sullivan, Alan LeLivre, Eddie Blythe, Neville Douglas, ? , Neil Clancy, Svetle Petrovic, Ron Cook, Maurice English, Roger Vale, Wayne Mooney, David Hebb

Middle Row: Peter Ganz, Richard Kurec, Arkie Ivanic, Katrina Anderson, Diane Edwards, June Morgan, Barbara Malek, Janice Cole, John Thorpe, John Walsh, Murray Champion

Front Row: Maureen Kitney, Eunice Hill, Monika Karpinski, Penny Heath, Thelma Daniels, Elizabeth Armstrong, Greta Kunca, Olga Tabaczynski, Jillian Dolphin, Judi Vincent




Published on 07/10/2022 in Document

1981 - Time Capsule from St John's Church 1923

This photograph shows Rev. Blair Grace, of St Aidan’s Anglican Church in Newborough, holding one of the items placed in a time capsule and buried at the St John’s Church in Yallourn in 1923.

The contents of the time capsule included a selection of documents related to the Church in that era. Among the capsule’s contents were a letter, an advertisement and various handwritten notes by the Parish Minister at that time - Rev. Dicker.




Published on 16/09/2022 in Document

1955 - LVFL GRAND FINAL:   YALLOURN  v  SALE

INTRODUCTION

As the 2022 AFL Finals approach, the above press release may prove of interest to football followers and former supporters of Yallourn Football Club.  




Published on 06/09/2022 in Document

The first sod in the Victorian Government’s ambitious scheme, to generate electricity at Yallourn, was turned more than a century ago (sometime around 1920); and for the next six decades the township of Yallourn ‘took root, bloomed, withered and died’….




Published on 08/08/2022 in Document

Title:  Yallourn-Railway Station staff with local Victorian Railway employees group on steam locomotive 131. 12-7-1948.

Source: State Library of Victoria. Reference:  H2009.18/234




Published on 16/07/2022 in Document

Pictured - Yallourn Guides 1948

 

YALLOURN GUIDES, REVEREND PERCY DICKER & ARBOR DAY - 1925 -1965

This photograph, of the early years of Yallourn Guides, is part of a collection held by the Anglican Diocese of Gippsland.




Published on 16/06/2022 in Document

"Jack's a Legend in his time" - a video by The Local Footy Show 2022

Click the link below to see the story of Jack Huxtable

https://www.facebook.com/TheLocalFootyShow/videos/568929247983897

You may also like to read a much earlier story we have on this website about Jack - click on the link below:

http://www.virtualyallourn.com/stories/yallourn-football-club-1945-65-jack-huxtable-1952-office-bearers-les-jones-reg-baker-roger




Published on 14/06/2022 in Document

Yallourn - Year by Year - 1931

The first sod in the Victorian Government’s ambitious scheme, to generate electricity at Yallourn, was turned more than a century ago (sometime around 1920); and for the next six decades the township of Yallourn ‘took root, bloomed, withered and died’….




Published on 07/06/2022 in Document

IMAGES OF YALLOURN

1956 - ‘LITTLE OLYMPICS’  CARNIVAL AT  THE  YALLOURN OVAL

Julie posted this photograph on the Virtual Yallourn website in October 2010; and the coloured banners, summer dress styles, massive crowd and the tree lined background suggest that the photograph was probably taken at the Little Olympics at Yallourn in 1956.




Published on 16/05/2022 in Photo

Ann McAlister, Merlene Wilkinson




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Cousins - John Crane, Colin Crane




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Heather Norden, Norm Hall, Jan Hall




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Graham Dowers, David McLennan




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Lexine Baillie, Ketty Kelava, Lidia Ingravalle




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Susanne Berg, Anne Gray




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Norm Hall




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Lorraine Holt, Brenda Baker, Heather Norden




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Mavis Webb, Julie Francis