Media Release

20 Year Anniversary Win: Rebecca Foster’s Achievement

Bec Foster is a walking (or running) example of going for gold in everything she does. Two decades ago, at the age of 33, Rebecca won the Strickland Family Womens Gift. Three months ago, she gave birth to Amelia, “my little angel and blessing” at the age of 53. In

Bookmakers: Updated Information

IMPORTANT UPDATE Following consultation with stakeholders, and the review of information which addressed the concerns of Stawell Gift Event Management Limited (SGEM) regarding betting at the Powercor Stawell Gift, SGEM is pleased to advise bookmakers will be on-site at Central Park for the 2024 Powercor Stawell Gift. Spectators will be


In recognition of International Women’s Day, we delve into the key roles played by some of the women within the Stawell Athletic Club (SAC) committee, whose dedicated efforts have been instrumental in shaping the Powercor Stawell Gift carnival. Shev Healy: Leading with Experience and Dedication Shevahn “Shev” Healy took on

Newcastle Runners Prepare for Powercor Stawell Gift: A Showcase of Talent and Determination

As the Powercor Stawell Gift approaches, a group of runners from Newcastle, NSW, is preparing to make their mark on the iconic Easter event. The contingent includes several squads, all honing their skills at the Fearnley Dawes Athletic Track, as well as the Maitland Regional Athletics Centre.  Ramona Casey, a

Q&A with Councillor Lauren Dempsey, Northern Grampians Shire Council

Are you a Stawell local? I live in Stawell, moving to the town just over 11 years ago from Geelong.  What is your role at the Council and any other job? I am a current first term councillor at the Northern Grampians Shire Council. I also work in the preventative