Historical information

This ticket is for a dinner given by the Shire of Tambo to welcome the Victorian State Governor, his wife and parliamentary guests to the official opening at Bruthen of the Bairnsdale to Orbost Railway on Tuesday 11th January 1916 at 1pm. The cost was to be five shillings. Bruthen Railway Station was opened on Monday 10 April 1916, as part of the Orbost railway line. The station officially closed on Monday, 24 August 1987.


This item is associated with the Bairnsdale to Orbost Railway.

Physical description

A light green ticket with black print - "Welcome Lunch for His Ex The Gov & Lady Stanley and State Cabinet and Parliament at Bruthen Mechanics Institute". It has been endorsed by H.S. Howlett, president of the Shire of Tambo.