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Tamsyn Lewis-Manou and Jason Richardson Appointed as Official Ambassadors for the 2023 Powercor Stawell Gift

2000 Strickland Family Women’s Gift Champion, Tamsyn Lewis-Manou and 1993 Powercor Stawell Gift winner, Jason Richardson will celebrate their history with the iconic Easter carnival in their role as Official Ambassadors for the Powercor Stawell Gift. Richardson, well known for his hosting roles for the Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games and

SGEM Board Member Profile: Neil Brennan

Stawell Gift Event Management member Neil Brennan believes it is vital to continue to build on the success of the Powercor Stawell Gift and its importance in Australian athletics.  “The historical significance of the Stawell Gift is something we should all celebrate but it cannot be used as a reason

40 years ago – Perry, Singleton, Dinan all featured but Dallas O’Brien took the prize

The Stawell Gift was in Dallas O’Brien’s blood so it was only a matter of time. We sat down with Dallas to recap the run of his life 40 years ago and what he’s been up to since. Congratulations on the 40-year milestone! How do you feel looking back on

Supercharged Family Day Activities Set for the 2023 Powercor Stawell Gift

This Easter Sunday local families and visitors alike will enjoy an all-new Family Day at the Powercor Stawell Gift Carnival. The full day of activities provides plenty of fun for the young and young at heart with free entry for children under 12 years of age. For those wanting to

50 Years ago – A whole new race

Won by 28 year old Bernie L. Moss from Croydon, the 1973 Stawell Gift carnival featured a host of new initiatives. The carnival was the first run under the new metric system, with the event changing in distance from 130 yards to its new 120 metre distance. The new VAL