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Flood Warning for the Wimmera River

Note: This Flood Watch is a heads-up for possible future flooding and is NOT a Flood Warning (see note below) Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology...
DOUSED: Warracknabeal CFA member, Cory Bentley, mops up a fi re suspected to have been caused by a cigarette butt on Friday at the rear of the VicRoads yard in Warracknabeal.

Discarded butt likely cause of fire

WARRACKNABEAL CFA members responded to a small but potentially dangerous fire at the rear of the VicRoads compound on Friday which moved quickly into...

Hindmarsh Shire Council appoint new CEO

Hindmarsh Shire Council has a new Chief Executive Officer. At a special Council meeting on Thursday evening, the Council appointed Mr. Greg Wood as...
Fallen Trees on Horseshoe Bend Road after wind storm

Wind storm causes havoc along the river

  On Friday evening the regulars gathered at the Dimboola Rowing Club. Bill Thomson and Phil Colquhoun came down the river on their riverboat and moored...
Dion Lervasi, David Brennan and Jarrod Lyons at the Wimmera Catchment Management Authority barbeque and presentation last Friday evening.

No silver bullet with the Carp Herpes

Wimmera Catchment Management Authority hosted a barbeque and presentation night on the Wimmera River as part of the Dimboola Fishing Classic.  The main focus...
Russell Barber showing the root system of the Khaki Weed that has established itself in and around Dimboola.

Infestation of Khaki Weed around Dimboola

The manager of Dimboola Caravan Park, Russell Barber wants to make the public aware of the spread of Khaki Weed that has established itself,...
Jim and Peg McCabe after celebrating 70 years of marriage.

McCabe’s celebrate 70th wedding anniversary

Jim and Peg McCabe are celebrating 70 years of marriage. They were married on February  26 in 1947.   The couple celebrated the special milestone in...

Prestigious Award for Daniel and Kimberley

On Tuesday 10th October the Hindmarsh Shire Council hosted a civic reception in honour of the Order of Australia Central Highlands Regional Group ‘Student...
silo-trail

Wimmera Mallee to become largest outdoor gallery

  VICTORIA’S Wimmera Mallee region is set to become Australia’s largest outdoor gallery with a new project to create a silo art trail stretching 200kms...
Vin Versace releases a native catfish caught on Sunday morning with the electrofishing boat.

Scientists give carp a shock on the river

Two research scientist from Austral Research Consulting were in Dimboola on Sunday morning fishing for carp with the a research vessel designed to electrically...