Marysville, Victoria

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Marysville is a small town, 34 kilometres north-east of Healesville and 41 kilometres south of Alexandra, in the Shire of Murrindindi in Victoria, Australia.wikipedia
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Black Saturday bushfires

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The town, which previously had a population of over 500 people, was devastated by the Murrindindi Mill bushfire on 7 February 2009.
When the southerly change struck, it swept towards the town of Marysville.

Shire of Murrindindi

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Marysville is a small town, 34 kilometres north-east of Healesville and 41 kilometres south of Alexandra, in the Shire of Murrindindi in Victoria, Australia.
It includes the towns of Alexandra, Buxton, Eildon, Flowerdale, Kinglake, Marysville, Molesworth, Strath Creek, Taggerty, Yarck and Yea.

Steavenson Falls

Steavensen Falls
It was named after Mary Steavenson, the wife of Assistant Commissioner of Roads and Bridges John Steavenson after whom the popular Steavenson Falls are named.
Steavenson Falls, a waterfall on the Steavenson River, is located 4 km southeast of Marysville, Victoria, Australia.

Little Oberon

In 2004 a telemovie, Little Oberon starring Sigrid Thornton, was filmed in and around Marysville.
The movie was filmed during 2004 in and around the town of Marysville, Victoria.

Yarra Track

The town was established as a stopping point on the Yarra Track, the route to the Woods Point and Upper Goulburn goldfields, with a butcher's shop and store in existence by the time the town was surveyed in 1864.
This Track involved the climbing of the Black Spur, descent into the Acheron Valley, and then through Marysville to the Cumberland where it followed the existing route.

Narbethong, Victoria

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The No.1 Mill 5 miles from Marysville was destroyed and the town of Narbethong was wiped out.
It originally was part-time, sharing a teacher with Marysville and Buxton.

Black Friday bushfires

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The town came under serious threat during the Black Friday bushfires in 1939, residents saw the fire cross from Mt Gorden to Mount Margaret.

Clement Wilks

It prospered following the reconstruction of the Yarra Track as an all weather dray and coach road under engineer Clement Wilks in the 1870s.
He designed a number or small bridges and culverts including the Wilks Creek Bridge, that commemorates his name, on the Marysville Road.

Lake Mountain (Victoria)

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It has been used as a base for the Lake Mountain ski resort.

Electoral district of Eildon

Eildon
It includes the towns of Eildon, Healesville, Kinglake, Marysville, Mansfield, Warburton, Powelltown, and other towns in the Mansfield, Murrindindi, Yarra Ranges and Nillumbik local government areas.

Yarra Ranges National Park

Yarra Ranges
The town is also used as an access point to Yarra Ranges National Park and Upper Yarra Reservoir Park.

Healesville, Victoria

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Marysville is a small town, 34 kilometres north-east of Healesville and 41 kilometres south of Alexandra, in the Shire of Murrindindi in Victoria, Australia.

Alexandra, Victoria

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Marysville is a small town, 34 kilometres north-east of Healesville and 41 kilometres south of Alexandra, in the Shire of Murrindindi in Victoria, Australia.

Victoria (Australia)

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Marysville is a small town, 34 kilometres north-east of Healesville and 41 kilometres south of Alexandra, in the Shire of Murrindindi in Victoria, Australia.

Census in Australia

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At the 2011 Census, the population had reduced to 226, by the 2016 Census it had risen to 394.

Woods Point, Victoria

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The town was established as a stopping point on the Yarra Track, the route to the Woods Point and Upper Goulburn goldfields, with a butcher's shop and store in existence by the time the town was surveyed in 1864.

Mechanics' Institutes

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The Marysville Post Office opened on 1 March 1865 followed by a school in 1870, and a public hall, library and mechanics institute in 1890.

Television film

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In 2004 a telemovie, Little Oberon starring Sigrid Thornton, was filmed in and around Marysville.

Sigrid Thornton

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In 2004 a telemovie, Little Oberon starring Sigrid Thornton, was filmed in and around Marysville.

Ash Wednesday bushfires

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The Ash Wednesday bushfires of 1983 also came close to Marysville but burnt around the town and caused no damage to property.

Class action

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In February 2014 a class action trial against electricity company SP AusNet was due to begin in the Victorian Supreme Court.

AusNet Services

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In February 2014 a class action trial against electricity company SP AusNet was due to begin in the Victorian Supreme Court.

Supreme Court of Victoria

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In February 2014 a class action trial against electricity company SP AusNet was due to begin in the Victorian Supreme Court.

Settlement (litigation)

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An A$300 million settlement was announced before the trial began.

The Wilderness Society (Australia)

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According to The Wilderness Society, the local community has opposed logging, which threatened the area's old growth forests and tourism.