Town Criers News

The Town Crier walks the streets of The Original Gold Rush Colony, bell ringing - making announcements about community activities, achievements and other worthy news of the day. Listen up - it could be important or just plain fun!

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Event Date: 
24 Feb 2014

Jan and Ross Stocker of Narooma are now the proud owners of The Two Dolphins, Colin's work on Intermarriage.

Logo 2013 Finalist
Event Date: 
28 Aug 2013

The South Coast Tourism Awards are the principle tourism event on the South Coast of NSW and celebrate the very best of the best in our industry. This year will be the 17th South Coast Tourism Awards.

The Awards will be presented at a gala presentation dinner at The Shellharbour Club on Wednesday evening the 28th of August 2013.

Birthday - 21st  With Newest Staff
Event Date: 
2 Nov 2012

With so much going on at The Original Gold Rush Colony we nearly forgot that the Theme Park celebrated its 21st anniversary on the 2nd November.

The park has grown from its original Old Mogo Town Status, and recovered well from its years of being closed.

Fire Crew From Mogo
Event Date: 
9 Oct 2012

Quick thinking by Manager Gerogina Jackson, and Rapid Response Time by the Mogo Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade and Fire Services of the Batemans Bay area averted what could have been a disaster.

Event Date: 
27 Jul 2012

Maureen and Robert represented the Original Gold Rush Colony as sponsors of the Annual NSW P&C Conference, held this year at the Bankstown Sports Club in Sydney.

They were constantly amazed by the passion and dedication of P&C representatives of all ages, from all over the State, in their efforts to enhance the education of the youth of our country.

Crown crossing the road
Event Date: 
5 Jun 2012

Update 24/08/2012

The repairs to the storm damage are finally complete. The Original Gold
Rush Colony owners and staff are delighted with the way John Aust and
his team have been able to recreate the 1850's look for the new shed
housing the Rock Crusher and Betsy the Steam Engine. The tours will once
again be able to include the pulsating sound of the stamper battery.

Activity - Maze And Mural
Event Date: 
3 Dec 2012

Update (3rd December 2012)

The maze is finally open. Thank you to the NSW Government for the financial support through Destinations NSW 2011/2012 Regional Tourism Product Development Program and a big thank you to the South Coast Regional Tourism office for the support given over the last 12 months.

Old Fashioned Hospitality
Event Date: 
6 Apr 2012

Back by popular demand!

The Diggers Rest Tavern situated in our gold rush village will be open for lunches and afternoon teas from Friday the 6th of April through the New South Wales school holidays.

Come in and enjoy some old fashioned hospitality after paying for entry into our award winning heritage venue.

Historical Character - Queen Victoria
Event Date: 
8 Mar 2012

Part time "Miss James" has worked overtime to create a virtually life size portrait of Queen Victoria who reigned over the British Empire during the 1850's Australian Gold Rush.

Previously Old Mogo Town
Event Date: 
15 Feb 2012

Welcome to the new Website for The Original Gold Rush Colony in Mogo on the South Coast of NSW Australia.

Please update your links & bookmarks to: www.goldrushcolony.com.au

Old Mogo Town & South Coast Accommodation Websites - Combined

Old Mogo Town New Website Gold Rush Colony NSW

This new website combines all the information previously found on the Old Mogo Town (oldmogotown.com.au) and South Coast Accommodation (south-coast-accommodation.com) websites.

You will also find new information & web resources as the business, previously known as Old Mogo Town, continues to develop and grow under the new company name - The Original Gold Rush Colony - introduced in 2010.    > > Read More...

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