• History & heritage

Military History in the Girgarre Township

11 Station Street, Girgarre, Victoria, 3624

Outside attractions on parkland in Station Street Girgarre include the Cenotaph (opposite the RSL Building) and a short 100 metre walk to a commemorative wall dedicated to the 'Closer and WWI Soldier Settlers of Girgarre and Stanhope North'. In the grounds of the RSL building and viewed from the street is a huge wall mural and gun emplacement.

Just around the corner is the Girgarre Memorial Hall constructed following World War I (frequently open) with features recognising battlefronts of World War I and the contribution of service personnel from the Girgarre District which includes framed photos, medals and service details.

Caravans and motorhomes can access free camping in the grounds next to the Memorial Hall. Alternative camping second Sunday in month when Girgarre Market being held. Toilets and showers are available. There are no lunch facilities available in Girgarre, however Stanhope is only six kilometres away. Some provisions can be obtained from the Girgarre post office.

Anzac Day Dawn service 5.50am and Remembrance Day 11:00am will be followed by complimentary sausage sizzle and drinks held annually. Anzac Day Golf and Bowls Tournament held at Valley View Golf Bowls Club, Curr Road Kyabram with proceeds to Girgarre RSL.

Content: GIRGARRE RSL SUB-BRANCH
Facilities:
  • Car park
  • Picnic area
  • Public toilet
Opening hours:

Open at all times

Accessibility:
  • Suitable for guests with sufficient mobility to climb two or three steps, but would benefit from fixtures and fittings to aid balance
Entry cost:

Free entry

11 Station Street, Girgarre, Victoria, 3624

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