Rushworth is a beaut heritage town is also a part of the rich dairy and fruit farmlands. Rushworth is located on the banks of the Waranga Basin. Rushworth is a very old town, with wide streets and with clusters of heritage buildings. Rushworth is deserving of an overnight so the town can be enjoyed.

Rushworth was established during the gold rush era in 1853 and was named, in 1854, by poet and later local Goldfields Commissioner Richard Horne. It is believed to be named after a Mr. Rushworth or because it was worth the rush to go to the gold fields around the town

The goldfields are no longer viable and have been closed.

Rushworth has two classic old Victorian pubs.

The Rushworth churches are spread around the town and poorly signed. They are all old and classic.

The Anglican could not be located.

The Museum is in the main street and has good prominence.

The Rushworth War Memorial is quite unique and is on the median strip.

Any visitor to Rushworth will delight in the place.

Heritage diary





Fireplace Dump Station
General Store Bottled Gas
Internet Caravan
Camping 4WD
Kitchen Facilities Disabled access
Laundry Toilets
Campervans Accommodation
Meals   Airport
Pets Allowed   Boat Ramp
Telephone Picnic Area
Roadside Rest Area Electricity
Scenic Swimming
Tap water   Thermal Area
Stream Water   Walking tracks
Rotary Club Lions Club
Gymnasium   Gardens
Winery   Whitewater Rafting
Surfing   Skydiving
Skiing   Scenic Flights
Postal Service Police
Movie Location   Mountain Biking
Kayaking   Jet Boating
Information Hospital
Hang Gliding Golf Course