Molesworth is a town in the upper Goulburn Valley region of Victoria, Australia. The town is in the Shire of Murrindindi and on the Maroondah Highway, 117 kilometers north east of the state capital, Melbourne.
A beautiful Village, Molesworth has many properties owned by the same families for many years. Much of the beauty of Molesworth and its healthy population of native flora and fauna is due to the farming wisdom of the Molesworth community.
With the beauty of Molesworth comes the extremes of a country that can’t be tamed but can be understood and cherished. The local waterways that in just hours can become a violent intensity of rushing water destroying and cleansing and leaving just as quickly as it came. The might river that bursts its banks in flood and sweeps through the lowlands creating both health and destruction in its wake. The hills and gullies that create vortexes for fires to quickly take hold and burn ferociously.
The farming families in Molesworth have learnt to read the land and live gently with it. They’ve learnt to nurture it, holding onto its beauty, health and character and protecting its native flora and fauna.
Molesworth is loved by it’s inhabitants and visitors, it’s an oasis from a crazy world, somewhere to visit, cherish, to protect and share with its native plants and animals.
If you take the time to stop for a moment and look around you may see many of the beautiful, sometimes hidden inhabitants of Molesworth. It’s almost like you walk back in time.
The flora and fauna live in harmony with the farming community, often sharing paddocks, food and water in harmony with domestic farming animals.
Wedge tailed Eagles, Black Cockatoos that come down from the hills a few days before bad weather coming in or the Kookaburras that sing before the rain are all inhabitants.
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