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Eddington Sprints - March 2017

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Eddington Sprints - March 2017 Rod Jackson photographs
Eddington is a small town on the Loddon River in Central Victoria, Australia 48 kilometres (30 mi) south-west of Bendigo. It is approximately 130 kilometres (81 mi) north-west from Melbourne.

There are two former hotels, a former general store, former police station and lockup, former primary school and former garage. There used to be a brewery, cheese factory, butter factory, several hotels, race course and Churches during the second half of the 19th century.

Eddington's population would be something less than 50 today.

Agricultural activities in the district include wheat and grains, cattle, rape seed, sheep, wine grapes and horses.

In Djadjawurrung language, Wembawemba language, Djadjawurrung and in Barababaraba languages, the name for the Loddon River is Gunbungwerro. In the Gannawarra and Barababaraba languages, the name for the river is Mudyin gadjin.

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