Coming Events

Sunday 23 February 2020

The Friends of Coolart Annual General Meeting will commence at 11.00 am in The Observatory at Coolart.

AGM Guest Speaker – Ilma Hackett

Ilma is a well-known local historian and member of the Balnarring and District Historical Society.  Ilma has written extensively about Coolart over the years and collaborated with Parks Victoria and the Friends of Coolart on various Coolart-related projects.  We are delighted to have Ilma sharing some of the history of Coolart at our AGM in 2020 which marks 125 years since Coolart was purchased by Frederick Grimwade and construction of the current homestead commenced.

For more information regarding the AGM please email

Read Ilma’s article published in Peninsula Essence Magazine Feb 2020 Grimwade story