It’s people who make history and the Murray is a place of bushrangers and poets, of daring last stands and people who became myths. Learn the stories of the explorers, farmers, aviators and pioneers who shaped this remarkable region.
Of course, the history of the Murray begins much earlier. Discover more than 40,000 years of Aboriginal history. Come face to face with the ancient living culture of the Indigenous clans who lived on the banks of the Murray River and nearby flood plains for thousands of years. They used canoes to fish and made nets and dams to trap fish, animals and birds. The region's First Nations people are keen to share their stories with you.