Dunkeld New Years Eve Y2K Street Party to celebrate the new millennium.
Son of local butcher John Myers and wife Betty, Allan was schooled at Dunkeld, then Monivae College in Hamilton, and Melbourne University, where he studied law. Allan studied at Oxford and taught at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, Canada. A barrister in 1975, he was appointed a Queen's Counsel in...
Glenthompson, Dunkeld Rams football club was formed.
Census records indicate that Dunkeld now has 397 residents
The Grampians National Park was listed on the Australian National Heritage List on 15th December 2006.
The plaque on the site of the Dunkeld School No 183 was unveiled on Friday 10th March 1989.
Mr Cecil John McArthur (dec) of Mirranatwa, Hamilton and late of Winchelsea was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for service to the community of the Western District. He was involved in a through a range of services including sporting and health organisations. He died on 28 March...
Henry Frederick Leech served in WW2 as a Bren Gunner in Singapore and Malaya. He became a prisoner of war and put to work in Changi, Mergui and Tavoy, then on the Burma Railway. He supported the Dunkeld Sub Branch of the RSL, serving as President, Secterary and Treasurer. He was awarded one of the...
Sandra Elizabeth Clarke (1907-2010) died at Devon Park, Dunkeld on 27th November 2010.
Catherine Funk, wife of Walter Funk of "Mount View", Dunkeld (1910-2010)
Census records indicate that Dunkeld now has 461 residents
Anniversary of St Andrew's Uniting Church, Mirranatwa was held on 6th November 2011.
The Dunkeld Consolidated School become a Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden school in 2011.
Joy Clarke, well known Dunkeld resident received a Council on the Ageing (COTA), Victorian Senior Achiever Award 2012 for her community work. These awards are given to seniors who have made a significant contribution to their local community and Victoria. The presentation was made at Government...
Jack Woodburn (1924-2012). Jack holds the record for being the youngest Captain in the Dunkeld Fire Brigade's history, assuming that position at the age of 23 years. Jack Woodburn made a major contribution to the development of the Dunkeld Fire Brigade, especially in the critical early years of...
Reg Cullinane (1932-2011). Member of the Karabeal, Duggan Swamp, and Dunkeld fire brigades . He was to be awarded a 60 year service medal at Dunkeld's 75th Anniversary dinner in October 2011, but died two months before the event. His medal was presented posthumously, and accepted on his behalf by...
Terrie received the North Hamilton Rotary Club "Pride of Workmanship Award" for her volunteer work in the Dunkeld community. This award is in recognition of above average dedication and skills shown by persons in an organisation or community.
Gladys Sophie McIntyre (1909-2012). Wife of Robert McIntyre of Karabeal, Victoria.
Barbara was awarded a Southern Grampians Shire Council Australia Day Community Recognition Award for her contribution to the community of Dunkeld. A modest and tireless volunteer with several organisations in the Dunkeld community. As the garden curator at Dunkeld Museum, Barbara tends the...
The Royal Mail Conference Centre near the Royal Mail Hotel was gutted by fire and was demolished. A new centre was later built.
The Uniting Church building, formerly Methodist church, was sold into private hands.
George Horace Beverage, commonly known as Horace, of Mirranatwa (1912-2013)
RSL Hall was demolished.
Ivo was nominated by the Dunkeld Museum for his voluntary work across the community which reflects his close connection to the area and its people. Ivo has lived in Dunkeld all his life and has a long association with the Hamilton Uniting Church performing practical pastoral care as well as...
Western District Health Service (WDHS) awarded the June 2014 Charlie Watt Volunteer of the Month award to Joy Darroch. Joy received the award for her outstanding contribution as a volunteer door knocker in Dunkeld for the Western District Health Services at Dunkeld over the years.
Looking through the Lens photo exhibition at the Community Centre on 23rd October 2015.
The Dunkeld Hall was extensively renovated and became the Dunkeld Community Centre was opened on Sunday 29th March 2015 and is now known as Sterling Place.
In 2016, Allan Myers was awarded the Companions of the Order of Australia (AC), one of the highest individual honours available.He received the award for service to the community through philanthropic leadership in support of major visual arts, higher education, medical research and not-for-profit organisations,...
Maria Myers received the nation’s highest Australia Day honour in 2016, a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) for her work in the arts, culture, education and indigenous rock art programs.
Opening of the Don Dickie Memorial shed on 28th May 2017. The shed was built in recognition to Don's service to the Dunkeld & District Historical Museum. A bequest from his estate funded the project.
Unveiling of the WW1 Plaque at the New Dunkeld Cemetery took place on 11th November 2018.
Felicity received the Southern Grampians Youth Award for her courage, determination and for inspiring and supporting other patients and their families during her long recovery from a brain aneurysm.
Valley Hall 80th Anniversary dance was held on 13th July 2019.
Geoff was awarded the Telstra, Southern Grampians Shire Council Employee of the year 2019. Geoff was employed as a caretaker for the Dunkeld Caravan Park.
Kelly was awarded the Police Community Award by the Rotary Club of Hamilton North. She was the major driver behind the D-Force education project and has served in the Victorian Police Force for 26 years at the time she received this award.
Irene Mary Gordon (1917-2019). Wife of Raymond Travers Gordon of Karabeal, Victoria.
Peter Flinn of Dunkeld - awarded Australia Day honours, member of the Order of Australia (AM) on 28th January 2020, for significant service to Agricultural research, pioneering the use of a new technology in Victoria's feed and fodder industry that is still in wide use more than 30 years later.
The first coronavirus case in the Southern Grampians was confirmed in a publication on 2nd April 2020.
Plaque listing all known burials in the old Dunkeld cemetery was erected inside the gate of the cemetery.
Kelly was the winner of the 2020 Victorian AgriFutures Rural Women's Award. She received a $ 10,000 Westpac bursary to help her pilot a working dog training school in Dunkeld.
Norma Edith Riddle (1918-2020). Wife of Percy Riddle of Dunkeld.