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10 tonnes of wild carp was used in the recent Port Lincoln trial.

How does one use 10 tonnes of dead carp?

Curtin University researchers are investigating options for the sustainable use of the carp biomass that could result from the potential release of Cyprinid herpesvirus 3 (carp virus), under the National Carp Control Plan (NCCP). The research project, assessment of options for utilisation of virus-infected carp, involves laboratory-based processing trials, as well as commercial-scale trials of processes that produce usable carp-based products including fertilisers, compost, fishmeal and aquaculture feed ingredients.

Bandsman reunites with his old band

  Local Dimboola bandsman Geoff Coote was in Warracknabeal on Saturday for the 130th anniversary of the Warracknabeal District Band. Warracknabeal hosted the Hawthorn City Brass...

Regional Library Chief retires

Wimmera Regional Library Corporation’s Chief Executive Officer Paula Clark has announced her resignation from the position and will retire on September 2. Ms Clark has...
Tonnis Wolthuis and Luke Hunter showing of their Redfin

Fishing success continues on the Wimmera River

Reports of good fish being caught are still coming into the Banner office this week, confirming that the river is healthy and producing good...

CENSUS 2016 … DO NOT PANIC

CHRIS Libreri the man heading up this year’s Census has one important message for those who are yet to receive their instruction letters in...

Hindmarsh Youth Council launch for a busy year

Hindmarsh Shire Council held their annual Youth Council Launch last Wednesday February 7, at the Nhill Memorial Community Centre. The evening began with an...

All welcome at the 11th annual Vintage Rally

Jeparit is the birthplace of Australia's longest serving Prime Minister, Sir Robert Menzies. People might already know this, but did you know Jeparit is...
official party

Schools join for ANZAC service at DMSC

Dimboola Memorial Secondary College hosted the schools’ ANZAC Day service attended by students and staff of  DMSC, Dimboola Primary School, St Peter’s Lutheran School,...
Dimmy Dawgs Col Campbell, Al Griffith, Danni Haebich and Emma Griffith who will walk 30klm for beyondblue and Wild Women on Top on Friday

Dimmy Dawgs walk for mental health

A team of four calling themselves the ‘Dimmy Dawgs’ comprising of Dimboola ‘locals’, Alistair Griffiths, his daughter Emma Griffiths, Danni Haebich and Col Campbell...

Dimboola the best spot for a Rowing Clinic

  The Dimboola Rowing Club is a hive of activity this week with 33 students from the Phoenix Community College in Ballarat participating in a...