Ouyen Lake celebrations: Grigg’s dream comes true

Will, Simon and Sarah Grigg at the Ouyen Lake opening on Friday. Picture: Ben Gross

Will, Simon and Sarah Grigg at the Ouyen Lake opening on Friday. Picture: Ben Gross

ACCORDING to Simon Grigg, the sleepless nights and long days were all worth it when he saw Ouyen Lake officially open on Friday.

After the Walpeup Lake closed, the Patchewollock farmer took it upon himself to bring back a recreational lake in the Mallee.

“I always remember that the people with influence weren’t interested at the beginning but the locals said don’t stop what you are doing,” he said.

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