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PRIDE OF THE MURRAY

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“The district was crying out for a largish functions venue and there’s enough history here to keep everyone from wedding photographers to holiday makers happy.”

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Local lore around the twin towns of Echuca-Moama on the Murray River has it that you can trace the fluctuating fortunes of Australia’s rural industry through the buildings on Perricoota Station. There’s the imposing double storeyed, nine-bedroom brick homestead, built in the 1860s as the HQ for pastoralist James Maiden, who

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