Mount Leura

  • Mount Leura to decide hill climb championships

    THE seventh and final round of the Victorian Hill Climb Championship is bound for Camperdown’s picturesque Mount Leura this weekend.

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  • Mounts celebrate indigenous links

    CAMPERDOWN and Derrinallum’s indigenous links were highlighted and celebrated over the weekend as part of local NAIDOC Week celebrations.

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  • Clean slate for post office

    AT more than 150 years-old, Camperdown’s historic post office is undergoing a major upgrade with specialised contractors working to repair its slate roof.

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  • Going batty

    WITH three different types of bats recorded and a variety of native fauna detected, last weekend’s wildlife survey on Mount Leura has been hailed a “huge success”.

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  • Eruption points and lava strata

    AT somewhere between 15,000 and 20,000 years of age, the Mount Leura and Mount Sugarloaf complex is still considered an infant in volcanology terms.

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  • Little explorers at Mount Leura

    MOUNT Leura was abuzz with activity over the weekend, with the Mount Leura and Mount Sugarloaf Committee hosting the inaugural ‘Come and Explore Day’.

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  • Mounting rescues on the slopes

    ABOUT 80 emergency services personnel put their skills to the test on Sunday as part of a group training day held at the Mount Leura reserve.

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  • Bird’s-eye views

    THE majesty of Mount Elephant is now visible worldwide, thanks to the use of a drone to create a virtual tour online.

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  • Friends group fights extension

    PLANS to expand quarry operations at the base of Mount Leura has prompted an objection from the Friends of Mount Leura Group.

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  • Lake road tops wish list

    REOPENING the access road around Lake Bullen Merri remains a long-term hope for the Camperdown community, a public meeting revealed this week.

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