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Event Calendar

Castlemaine Botanical Gardens, near Tea Rooms

Start: Sat 7th April 11:30 a.m. | End: Sat 7th April 4 p.m.

Refugee families from Melbourne, newcomers to the region and local families and friends are all welcome to enjoy the hospitality of our wonderful community.

Bring a rug or chair and join the fun of this family day out - music, circle dance, games, face painting, a petting zoo and lots more.

Test yourself in the mighty 'Tug of Peace'

Phone: 0410 799 297 | Email: solway@mmnet.com.au |

Getting to our Region


Easily located in Central Victoria, the region is less than 90 minutes north west of Melbourne and conveniently accessed by road and rail.

Stunning villages and towns are located close by, making the region an ideal base from which to explore Central Victoria.

For town maps, please click on the 'By Car' tab.