Nestled along the picturesque Avon River, Boisdale, a charming town located just 10 kilometers north of Maffra, has a rich history and vibrant community spirit. This quaint hamlet traces its roots back to the mid-19th century when it was part of the Boisdale run, established for Lachlan Macalister in 1842. The name "Boisdale" is believed to have been inspired by a village in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland, reflecting the town's heritage and the Scottish influence that permeates its history.

Today, Boisdale has a strong agricultural presence, the region is predominantly characterized by dedicated dairy farmers who have embraced the fertile lands along the Avon River. Additionally, Boisdale is becoming renowned for its growing vegetable industry, contributing to the region's economic vitality.

One of Boisdale's prominent features is the breathtaking backdrop of the High Country in the distance, providing residents and visitors alike with sweeping views of this natural wonder.

The heart of Boisdale beats with the lively spirit of its local football and netball club. This sporting community serves as a gathering point for residents, fostering a sense of camaraderie and competition that defines the town's character.

Boisdale Consolidated Primary School is another cornerstone of the community, playing a vital role in shaping the future of Boisdale and surrounding areas.

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