East Gippsland acknowledges the Gunaikurnai, Monero and the Bidawel people as the Traditional Custodians of the land that encompasses East Gippsland Shire. We pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in East Gippsland, their Elders past and present.

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Sporting Events

Quad Crown - The Big O

The newest event in the 2024 Quad Crown Series will be run out of the historical gold mining town of Omeo, located on Victoria’s famous Great Alpine Road. Previously this region has been better known for epic road rides and back gravel grinds, but a brand new XC and Gravity trail build project unde...

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Medieval Winter Fire Festival

A festival of all things Medieval. Come dressed in your best medieval costume to join the fun. See flaming sword combat demos, a great fire act, medieval demonstrations, play medieval games, lantern parade, the duck trebuchet, good food and drinks and of course a bonfire. All backed by medieval mus...

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East Gippsland Winter Festival

Experience how locals winter in East Gippsland as the region comes alive in a festival of light, food, music, art and culture. Featuring more than 100 plus spectacular events right across the region, the East Gippsland Winter Festival presents one of the largest and most diverse winter festival pro...

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South East NOW

A group show of artists with a connection to Gunnai Kurnai Country. Includes exhibitions, artists talks, and children's workshops. There will be more details to follow. Special Opening event 5.30pm Friday 21 June. ​ Images: Ray Thomas, Barlajan the Platypus. Limited edition print Patricia Pittma...

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The World of Musicals in Concert - Bairnsdale

Following a sell out 2022 Australia tour - The World of Musicals in Concert Returns to Australia in 2024 featuring an all new show. The World of Musicals in Concert has graced stages across the globe and features a world-class ensemble of multi-talented artists who exquisitely perform classic hits,...

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Alice Hesse - Nature Inspired Weaving

"My exhibits are an expression of the experiences in nature that have inspired my creativity. I learnt some basics of weaving from the Yolngu women of Mapuru North East Arnhemland (The Arnhem Weavers) during my time working in the community. However, most of my weaving has deviated from the traditio...

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Meralin Fawcus - Artworks with a Twist

​Meralin Fawcus lives in Metung, and has been painting since 2010. She works in water based oils, felt pen, and coloured pencil and has dabbled in lino-cut. Meralin’s background is over 45 years in the graphic design, advertising and marketing industries, working as an Art Director, Illustrator and ...

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