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   Mini Reunion - Hanging Rock in Macedon Ranges, Central Victoria, Australia - 10th May, 2010

  
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Mini Reunion - Hanging Rock in Macedon Ranges, Central Victoria, Australia - 10th May, 2010

Photos & text supplied by Keith Trowell

Mini Reunion - Hanging Rock in Macedon Ranges, Central Victoria (Australia) - 10th May, 2010
Engaged in strong arm activities are:
L-R: Keith Trowell (Rhodes 1954-57) and Nigel Hayward (Rhodes 1953-56)
Nigel and his wife Angela were visiting from Queensland.


Hanging Rock is said to have been a key gathering place for people since the beginnings of human habitation in the Macedon Ranges. We are told that the Rock was a key natural feature and a sacred place for local Aboriginal people. It was thought to be a boundary point of five tribes and a site for mediations, initiation ceremonies, corroborees and dispute resolution. With respect, we too thought it an appropriate site for Australian Old Cambrians to meet.

In recent times, this was where the movie, "Picnic at Hanging Rock" was made based on the book by Australian author, Joan Lindsay.