01 November, 2017

October 31 Nganko Nyawiyu

1860 Dunolly Hospital, with 20 beds, was officially opened. A celebratory Grande Ball was held in Simpson’s Bendigo hotel.

 1865 The Shire of Talbot was proclaimed.

 1915 Last meeting of the Borough of Tarnagulla,  which was then incorporated into Bet Bet Shire and titled Tarnagulla Riding.

 1975 Betley & Bet Bet Post offices closed.

 2015 Dunolly and surrounding areas were hit by a large storm that included hail stones the size of golf balls; much damage to property was reported while the lawn bowls ended early with the men enjoying an early beer on the verandah as they watched the rinks turn white with hail.

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