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Latest news from the Arcadia District

Sale of Arcadia School Site

Posted on 29 March, 2008

The Sale of the Arcadia School and ResidenceOn Saturday March 29th 2008 the Arcadia school, residence and land was auctioned; Vic Roads had bought the property in its land acquisition program prior to works commencing on the duplication of the Goulburn Valley Hwy in June 2006. The property was ...

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Calder Woodburn Memorial Re-dedication

Posted on 16 March, 2008

The Re-dedication of The Memorial was held on Sunday March 16th 2008 at the new Vic Roads Rest Area situated beside the new Goulburn Valley Freeway at Arcadia; there were about seventy people present for the ceremony. Bernard Kennedy & Roger CruseBernard Kennedy Pres of The Arcadia Progress ...

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Arcadia's Official Rainfall Recorder

Posted on 10 July, 2007

Gerald measuring the 22mm of rain that fell on March 20th 2007In 1969 Gerald and Marjorie Quirk replied to a request from the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) for rainfall recorders in country areas, thus they became the official rainfall recorders for station no 081095 Arcadia. For they past 37 ...

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Arcadia Freeway Update

Posted on 7 March, 2007

In an interview with Rob Trebilco who is Cut & Fill's Project Manager for the duplication of the Arcadia section of the Goulburn Valley Hwy, he indicated that the project was on schedule and expected that the duplicated highway would be completed and open to traffic in November this year. ...

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Sky photos of freeway construction courtesy of Vic Roads

Posted on 10 February, 2007

Dry Creek area. Karramomus Road area. Doyle's Road area. Bell's Lane area The Castle Creek The fill excavation site on Sorraghan's property.

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