Yallourn North had a wide variety of of criminals (just like any were else), some were more akin to slap stick comedians, others were not as funny and there were some serious criminals – although no one from the Brown Coal Mine area were sentenced to hang until dead.
There are rumours some of the Kelly gang spent time in the hills around Yallourn North while hiding from the police. The walking tour will take you to Yallourn North’s historical law and order locations, and some of the places crimes occurred, we’ll journey through the criminal history, and end with the criminal history of the Haunted Hills. Many people say that the legend of the Haunted Hills was sent around by sly grog traders and other criminals who wanted to be left in peace… Join us the crime tour to discover and join us on a ghost tour to compare and decide for yourself.
Join us as we walk around the murky past of Yallourn North. Read about the the History of the Brown Coal Mine here.
Duration 1 hour and half
Tickets $25, or $20 concession, family rate available (2 adults, 2 children – teenagers are probably a better audience due to the crimes covered).
Crime in the Brown Coal Mine:
Friday the 18th of December, 2015 at 7:30 – 9pm at Lions Park, Yallourn North
Tuesday the 29th of December, 2015 7:30pm – 9pm at Lions Park, Yallourn North
Sunday the 3rd of January 2015 7:30pm – 9pm at Lions Park, Yallourn North
Saturday the 16th of January 2015 7:30pm – 9pm at Lions Park, Yallourn North
Friday the 22nd of January at 8pm – 9:30pm at Lions Park, Yallourn North
Friday the 5th of February at 8pm – 9:30pm at Lions Park, Yallourn North
Friday the 26th of February at 7:30pm – 9pm at Lions Park, Yallourn North