It was a busy Sunday morning at Rosehill Racecourse, and as the sun rose over the beautiful Victorian town, the crowd were enjoying the spectacular spectacle of a fireworks race in full swing.
It was the most anticipated event in the Victorian town for a long time, with many hoping to see a repeat of last year’s spectacular fireworks show.
The venue was also the setting for the first ever fireworks show for a public event in Australia.
But the excitement surrounding the racecourse has now ended, with the state government announcing that it will no longer hold the event.
“Rosehill Race Course is now a private event for the public,” Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews said in a statement.
It was the Victorian government’s decision to close the race course in 2018, but many locals have been left disappointed by the closure.
Rosehill, a Victorian suburb of Melbourne, is located just north of the town of Mount Isa.
It is a small town of about 7,000 people, with only three shops and a few restaurants.
In the early 1900s, it was the home of the Royal Melbourne Police Force.
The area was once a busy shipping port, with ships sailing in and out of Melbourne’s port.
The Rosehill race course was a popular venue for weddings, ballroom dances, and the like.
It’s still popular for weddings today, with more than 200 weddings held at the venue in 2017 alone.
Victoria is home to more than 250,000 registered firescrimes victims, with nearly 5,000 homicides reported in the state last year.
The Victorian government said the closure of Rosehill was a blow to local businesses, but that the closure will be reviewed when the Victorian Government reopens the Victorian Cup.
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