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Tash Burleigh and Al Mah Haha claim "special" Goulburn Cup win
Seven-year-old gelding, Al Mah Haha has won back to back Goulburn Cup wins. That meant three of his four career victories came in Goulburn. Trainer Tash Burleigh, who was confident before the event, said she felt he raced better at home. Click on the link above to see her post race thoughts.
Goulburn Bustle back at the Regional Art Gallery
There's great news for art lovers out there, with the Goulburn Bustle back for another year at the Goulburn Regional Art Gallery. The exhibition generates new perspectives on the great bustling crossroads that is our collection, our legacy, and a labour of love. There are three other galleries including at the Window and in the workshop.
Goulburn's Jacob Casey wins joinery competition at the Australian WorldSkills Championship
Jacob Casey is through to the international WorldSkills Championship following his victory in the national joinery competition. He had to build a pentagon frame with angle joints and three curve bars in the middle. In the 14 hours of competitions, he was judged on how precisely and accurately he did his drawing as well as conformation and internal and external joints. What an achievement!
Photographer Geoff Henderson shares his adventures with new exhibition
Geoff Henderson is a amazing photographer. He has spent decades travelling and mountain climbing and is now featuring his experiences in photographic form. The exhibition features a selection of landscapes and portraits taken in Nepal, Myanmar, Thailand, Bhutan and Vietnam to name a few. The exhibition will run until the end of November at the Goulburn Club.
Goulburn receives six new citizens at citizenship ceremony
Goulburn received six new citizens recently. Himel Roy and Arun Pallathery Haridasan from India, Judith Alcock and Noel Johnson-Barrett from New Zealand and Rey-Ann Borres and Eleonor Ortega were welcomed by Goulburn Mulwaree Council mayor Bob Kirk at the citizenship ceremony. Due to COVID-19, there was only a small uptake this time around compared to previous ceremonies.
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