Hurstbridge Wattle Festival articles

Hurstbridge Wattle Festival 2023

We had a very successful day at the Hurstbridge Wattle Festival on Sunday, 27th August, meeting and speaking with really interesting and interested people who shared some local stories and recollections. A highlight of our day was making some good connections that will help our society to thrive into the future. And, of course, we […]

Hurstbridge Wattle Day 1912

The first Wattle Day at Hurstbridge 1912 Only a few months after the railway extension from Eltham to Hurstbridge was opened, a special train for a day excursion brought nearly 1,000 people from Melbourne to celebrate the Wattle Day holiday.  As the mass of passengers poured from the platform, they were greeted by photographers with […]