The town’s backdrop, Mt Fraser, stands out in contrast to a landscape otherwise known for its expansive plains. Beveridge is a growing residential area only 40km from Melbourne, located directly off the Hume Highway. It is known as being the birthplace of notorious bushranger Ned Kelly.
History and Heritage
Beveridge was named after Andrew Beveridge who built the Hunter Tryst Inn in 1845. The towns history is tied to the notorious bushranger Ned Kelly. The Kelly farm in Beveridge is known as the birthplace of Ned, and was his home for the first nine years of his life. Ned's father built the home in 1859 and it is still standing today. You can view the house as well as the Catholic Church that Ned attended school as part of the Ned Kelly Touring Route.
Explore the Area
The history of Ned Kelly is just the beginning of the attractions in Beveridge. The Hunters Tryst is known for its classic pub food and weekly parma night. Beveridge is also home to Mandalay Estate, a growing housing estate with a lifestyle club including a golf course and club house. The club house contains the popular Club Mandalay restaurant which offers a wide range of cuisines to cater for all.
This page was last updated on 2 June 2020.