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Bellarine Peninsula & west coast of Port Phillip Bay

General information about the Bellarine Peninsula & west coast of Port Phillip Bay including Geelong

Belmont Market

A large indoor/outdoor market featuring craft & bric a brac. A small entry fee applies. White Hat suggests that if you enjoy garage sales then Belmont Market is like having 20 or 30 garage sales in the one location. In addition the indoor space has a range of low priced merchandise.

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Drysdale Community Craft Shop Inc
The Drysdale Community Craft Shop has a range of unique uandcrafted uoods made by their members, Specialised baby bear, band bmbroidery, bnique jewellery, folk art, fand made cards, wedding charms, Australiana, paintings, patchwork & quilting. They also have a Lay-by and Order Service.

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Geelong Computer Swap Meet
A large number of stalls selling new and second hand computer equipment and related goods. A small entry fee applies.

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Geelong Showgrounds Market
An outdoor/indoor market with variety stalls, new and used goods. Casual stallholders welcome.

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Laverton Rubble & Riches Market
A large indoor/outdoor market with trash & trasure, produce, clothes, furniture, hardware and a range of other goods. White Hat guarantees that if you are looking for a drive shaft for a 1983 Monaro or a missing pice of that Royal Doulton tea set then it will be there. We're just not quite sure where.

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Mill Markets Newcomb
A large indoor market with permenant and casual stallholders selling antiques,collectables, vintage clothing, homewares, memmorabilia and retro fashions. White Hat suggests that if you enjoy the Chapel Street Bazaar in Melbourne you will find a similar range of items at the Newcomb Mill Market but with more space to move.

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Point Cook Market
Art and craft market including quality stalls, fresh produce, free children's entertainment and activities. Stall holder enquiries always welcome. Come along and "catch the colour" of the Point Cook Market

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Steampacket Gardens Art & Craft Market
A quality market on the picturesque waterfront at Geelong. With a large array of arts, crafts, clothing, gifts and food stalls. Even if you are not a confirmed shopper, White Hat can recommend this market as a pleasant place to stroll and browse on a Sunday sfternoon.


Werribee Open Range Zoo

Almost 200 hectares of grassy plains and sweeping river terraces are home to a collection of animals from the grasslands of Africa, Australia and Asia. More info >>
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An impressive museum exploring the maritime history of Southern Port Phillip Bay. More information >>
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Barwon Grange
A heritage home in Geelong from the 1850s with gardens and riverside walks. More info >>
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National Wool Museum
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Portarllngton Mill
A four storey sandstone steam mill built in 1856. This venue hosts various exhibitions throughout the year. More info >>
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The Heights Heritage House & Garden
A German prefabricated house and outbuildings in Geelong constructed in 1855 then later refurbished in 1930s style. More info >>
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The Mansion at Werribee Park

Great Ocean Road and hinterland

General information about the Great Ocean Road and its hinterland including Camperdown and Warrnambool & Port Fairy

Camperdown Rotary Craft Market
Home made & home grown goods. Historic tours (including the famous clock tower) available.

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Pombo Mart
A very large building (originally a butter factory) with a large range of antiques, collectables, old wares and plenty of surprises. White Hat recommends that if you are travelling the Princes Highway between Geelong and Warrnambool that you take a break at the Pombo Mart. There is a cafe and one of  the proprietors is Peter Brocklehurst "The singing cobbler" continues to ply his trade repairing watches and shoes, cutting keys and engraving. More information at Pombo Mart

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Up Markets
New Fashion,Vintage and Cultural Art, become a stall holder in Lorne new indoor permanent market, we do all the hard work for you selling your products seven days a week, prime beachfront location in the heart of lorne's lively shopping hub, stalls and wall space available now.

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Warrnambool Mill Markets
A market operated in the same style as the mills markets in Newtown and Daylesford. Stalls are available on a monthly lease and you will find all manner of clothing, jewellery, antiques, collectables and bric-a-brac. The market is located in the factory and gardens created by Fletcher Jones.

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Warrnambool Undercover Market
This market has a range of bric-a-brac and variety goods. White Hat can particularly recommend the fresh flowers and produces sold by farmers off the bck of their trucks at this typical down-to-earth country market. Despite the name of the market, there are also a number of outdoor stalls in fine weather. No dogs are allowed.


Barwon Park
A historic bluestone mansion in Winchelsea. White Hat can particularly recommend a visit to this example of life in an 'establishment' Western District grand homestead. More information at The White Hat Guide to Barwon Park.
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Cape Otway Lighthouse
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Flagstaff Hill Maritime Muesum

Grampians & the blunt end

General information about the Grampian Ranges and 'blunt end of Victoria including Hamilton and Horsham

Stawell S.E.S. Market
An indoor/outdoor market with trash & treasure, hardware, oddments.

Johnny Mullagh Cricket Centre

Wimmera, Mallee & Mildura

General information about the Wimmera, Mallee & Mildura

Millewa Pioneer Village

Goldfields & Macedon Ranges

General information about the Goldfields and Macedon Ranges including Ballarat, Bendigo, Ararat & Stawell and the Macedon Ranges and Spa Country

Daylesford Mill Markets

A large indoor market with an emphasis on antiques, retro fashion and collectables. New stallholders are welcome. White Hat recommends that the serious browser for retro and memorabilia sets aside plenty of time because there are a large amount of goods on display. More information at Daylesford Mill Markets >>



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Ballarat Trash & Trivia Market

Over 400 stalls selling secondhand goods, crafts,etc.

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Bendigo Prince of Wales Showground Market

A large indoor/otdoor market with fresh produce, hardware, trash or treasure and bric-a-brac.Free admission and free parking with a family atmosphere.

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Ballarat Antique Market
This large antique market with a wide range of items is located on two floors of an old school building and also contains a museum with a small entry charge.It is morein the nature of a very large antique store and does not appear to have the space to cater for casual stallholders. When White Hat last visited (in April 2008) there was also a specialist coins area.

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Castlemaine Farmers Market
The Castlemaine Farmers' Market that is located in the centre of the Historic Township has more than 40 quality stallholders showcasing produce from Central Victoria. The Market sells locally grown and made produce.

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Daylesford Sunday Market
Brought to you by the Daylesford Spa Country Railway, the Daylesford Sunday Market is one of the largest outdoor markets in Victoria with something for everyone. Also on offer are Vintage Train rides to the sleepy town of Bullarto on vechiles from the early to mid 20th Century Set in the historic Daylesford Railway Station, entry and car parking is free.

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Gisborne Olde Time Market
An outdoor market with 220 stalls selling arts and crafts with no second hand goods.

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Gisborne Village All Seasons Market
An indoor market with plants, crafts and bric a brac. It is run by volunteers to support The Elms and The Oaks Aged Care Facilities for Macedon Ranges Health Services.

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Maryborough Sunday Tourist Market
Bric-a-brac and other goods. This market is operated by the Lions Club who over ten years have donated an impressive amount of money raised by the running of this market to various charities and community projects.

Ballarat Fine Art Gallery
Australia's oldest regional gallery. and home of  the original Eureka Flag. More info >>
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Bringalbit
Bringalbit is a country property near Mt. Macedon retaining some of its original remnant Peppermint Gums, Yellow Box and Manna Gums fail to break the winds. These have been supplemented  confers, oaks, willow and poplar thickets, Monterey pines and Osage trees, nearly all planted in the 19th century. The large trees, together with a small creek feeding a couple of dams and the garden lake before cascading down it’s rocky falls below the spillway forms a peaceful retreat in country Victoria. There is a 60metre Quince Walk that delights in Spring and Autumn. Elsewhere in the garden swathes of roses, lavender, dianthus and gaura soak up the sun on the north facing terraces with their silver foliage context of snow-in-summer edging. There is a small entry charge per person (children free). More info >>
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Bulla Hill Miniature Railway
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The Golden Dragon Museum

Central Victoria

General indformation about Central Victoria including Echuca

Queens Gardens Craft & Produce Market
An outdoor market selling a wide range of goods in the beautiful Queens Gardens The April 2013 market will be held at the Shepparton Showgrounds in conjunction with the Shepparton Rotary Motor Show

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Tallarook Farmers Market
Visit this quaint town nestled in the foot of the Tallarook Ranges just one hour out of Melbourne, easy access via Hume highway or by train. To be held at the Tallarook Mechanics Institute. Purchase from a selection of locally grown produce including fruit, vegetables, honey, mushrooms, eggs, olive oil, wine, breads, nuts and be entertained by the 'Spotted Quolls'. A delicious day out. More info at www.tallarook.info

"The Willows" Museum
"The Willows" Museum
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Benalla Art Gallery
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Benalla Costume & Pioneer Museum
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Cactus Country

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Royal Australian Armoured Corps Memorial & Army Tank Museum
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Torrumbarry Weir

Mornington Peninsula

General information about the Mornington Peninsula

Bittern Country Market
An outdoor market next to the railway station with trash & treasure, craft & local produce. You can find more information on Bittern Market in our newsletter No.144 and newsletter No.145.

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Vintage Market (Rosebud West)
Vintage Market - held at Broadway Bazaar. This is a permanent market, full of vintage and retro bargains held in the old Broadway Theatre in Rosebud Pde, Rosebud. (beach side of the Rosebud Cinemas.) With over 60 permanent stalls of clothing, bric a brac, collectables, jewelry, curios. Café attached. Ph (03) 5982 1212. Open 7 days. Mon - Sat : 9.30am - 5pm. Sun : 10am - 3pm . More information at Rosebud Vintage Bazaar


High Tea
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McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park
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Mornington Railway
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The Museum of HMAS Cerberus
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The Sorrento Museum and Heritage Gallery

South Gippsland, Latrobe Valley & Phillip Island

General information about South Gippsland and the Latrobe Valley plus Phillip Island

Berwick Akoonah Park Market
A large indoor/outdoor market featuring craft, fresh produce, clothes, bric - a - brac. More information at Akoonah Park Market.

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Koowee Community Market
A community market with craft, trash, teasure and trinkets.

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Latrobe Country Markets
New & second hand goods, produce, craft, plants & trees, discount groceries and lollies. This market, one of the oldest in Victoria was formerly known as the Morwell Sunday Market.

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Longwarry & Disrtict Fire Brigade Market
An indoor/outdoor market with over 150 stalls selling Bric-a-brc and other goods. This market raises funds for he CFA.

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Yarram Market
An indoor/outdoor market featuring craft, plants and other goods. In 2007 the April market will be on 8 April

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South Gippsland Tourist Railway

Yarra Valley & Ranges

General information about the Yarra Valley and Ranges including the Dandenong Ranges and Healesville.

Gully Market
An outdoor market at the foot of Mount Dandenong comprises of a large Fruit and Veg stall, ferns, natives, rare bulbs, statues, jewelry, arts and crafts and many more. Water and some powered sites are available both Saturday and Sunday.

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Healesville Community Market
Set among the tall trees there is ample space for stall holders and has a great range of stalls and espresso coffee. The Healesville Community Racecourse Market has a friendly and relaxed country atmosphere and the wider community benefits with stall fees being donated back to community groups and projects.

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Lilydale Farmers Produce Market
Lilydale Farmers Produce Market featuring farm fresh produce, variety fresh foods. Easy access and Parking. Over 50 stalls. Organized by Rotary Clubs of Montrose & District, Lilydale and Chirnside Park.

National Rhododendron Garden
At The National Rhododendron Gardens you will find brilliantly coloured blooms of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, cherries and daffodils. Seasonal changes ensure the gardens are a delight all year around. When not in bloom, you can still soak in the beauty of rich bark textures, seed capsules, foliage shapes and beautiful fragrance as you stroll through the grounds. More information at National Rhododendron Garden
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The Singing Gardens of C.J.Dennis

High Country and north-east Victoria

General information about the High Country and North-East Victoria & Upper Murray

Albury/Wodonga Community Market
A large market with trash & treasure, produce, clothing, crafts and general goods. White Hat feels confident that you are unlikely to find goods in this market which have 'fallen off the back of a truck' - the venue is the Taxation Department carpark!

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Corowa Federation Craft Market
An outdoor market selling arts & crafts, homegrown produce

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Wangaratta Trash & Treasure Market
Trash & treasure plus local produce.

East Gippsland & the pointy end

General information about East Gippsland and 'pointy end' of Victoria

Maffra Variety and Farmers' Market
The Maffra Variety and Farmers Market offers a unique blend of fresh seasonal produce with stalls showcasing the best Gippsland has to offer. Discover Gippsland's best locally grown produce. Stalls can include: Vegetables/Fruit/Apples Hartdale Venison Seafood / Honey Poultry / Eggs Coffee / Hot Food Wines and Cheese Plants / Flowers Cakes /Biscuits/ Breads Soaps / Cosmetics Arts / Craft / Woodcraft Clothing / Jewellery Games / Toys Bric a Brac /Tools Oils / Incenses and much more

Sale Swing Bridge
The bridge opens at 3pm and 4pm on Saturdays and Sundays and 11am on the 2nd Wednesday of the month. More information at The White Hat Guide to the Sale Swing Bridge.

You can find a comprehensive guide to markets around Australia at The White Hat Guide to Markets in Australia.

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