Here’s a collection of sights and memories along the Goulburn Valley highway and Hume Highway/Freeway from Rushworth to Melbourne.
My Live Local collection
Rushworth, Victoria, Australia
We’re starting here for our day out in Melbourne. We’re going to drive across to Murchison, join the Goulburn Valley Highway and continue down to Seymour, then onto the Hume Freeway to Melbourne.
Another way to go to Melbourne
Before the highway south of Nagambie was upgraded, we used to go to Melbourne via Colbinabbin, Heathcote, Toobarak, Lancefield, Romsey and Sunshine. That’d bring us in at Tullamarine airport.
Another way to Melbourne
If you travel south to Whroo, you can take the "back road" through the forest to Nagambie. Alternatively, you can continue through the forest to Graytown then onto Heathcote.
Cross the Goulburn River
There aren’t that many places where you can cross the Goulburn. Northwards, the next is on the Rushworth-Toolamba Road, then Shepparton, and then further north, on the Murray Valley Highway.
T-intersection – very dangerous
The map doesn’t show the "old" Goulburn Valley Highway but it runs alongside the railway line (shown). The upgraded, four-lane highway is shown to the east. We travel directly south for a short distance alongside the railway line and meet it. Before the highway"
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