Welcome to The Chaffey Trail, an immersive heritage experience consisting of twelve connected and historically significant sites. Take a journey and explore the story of how the Mildura Region became an irrigated oasis in the midst of an arid land (Australia’s first irrigation colony). Discover heritage sites, view buildings of interest and learn about the events and people who created this unique community.
EXPLORE THE HISTORY OF THE CHAFFEY TRAIL
In 1847, the Jamieson brothers were granted a licence to take up land for pastoral use.
In 1858, this site was officially named Mildura.