The Orginal Gold Rush Colony - Staff & Community

The people and groups who make up the Community at The Original Gold Rush Colony in Mogo on the South Coast of NSW Australia form a strong network to help make the venue a great experience for day tours, overnight & holiday stays, school and group camps and retreats and functions of all types.

The Woodies

Community Roles: The Eurobodalla Woodworkers Guild
The Eurobodalla Wood Craft Guild was formed in 1987.  Since that time it has had several bases. Since 2009 the club has been located in the grounds of The Original Gold Rush Colony.  The aim of he club is to provide people with the opportunity to work with wood on many different projects...
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Community Members - The Woodies and Andrew

The Spinners

Community Roles: Gold Rush Colony Artisans and Clubs
The Eurobodalla Spinners group meet in The Diggers Rest Tavern at the Original Gold Rush Colony 2 wednesdays a month and on heritage days. New Members welcome. School groups may be lucky enough to experience these charming ladies in the background. The Eurobodalla Spinners (TES) at the Original...
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Artisans - Community  Members - The Spinners

Moruya Antique Machinery And Tractor Association

The club was formed in late 1996 and incorporated in 1997. The Moruya Agricultural Society had wanted to display some vintage farm machinery at their 120th Anniversary Show in 1996 to facilitate this a small group of local men who had discovered a common interest in vintage tractors agreed to...
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Community Members - Moruya Antique Machinery And Tractor Association

Shane Wehner

Community Roles: Head Coach and Owner of Broulee Surf School
Shane began surfing at the age of 10 under the guidance of his father Kel, local surfboard maker and surfing coach. At the end of high school, Shane pursued a professional surfing career on the ASP world tour for 10 years; the highlight a second place finish in the prestigious Pipeline Master in...
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Warren And Dorothy Randall

Community Roles: Our Wonderful Volunteers
Dorothy is our volunteer curator. She subtly moves the pieces in the living museum of the Original Gold Rush Colony to create continual interest as she dusts and polishes. Warren has been the engineering dynamo on the premises. He has ensured that the waterwheel keeps turning, and the crusher...
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Community Members - Dorothy and Warren