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Work continues at Enduro site

Rainbow Desert Enduro committee members and members of the community were hard at work preparing the Bow Hill site on Saturday ahead of the...
Chris Holland demonstrating his printer

Big weekend for Jeparit

A big weekend for Jeparit saw an influx of visitors over the long weekend with the caravan park booked out and nearly thirty campsites...
Thomas, Ben and Katherine Gosling at the official opening of the exhibition.

Embodied Landscape exhibition opens

The Embodied Landscape Exhibition opened last Saturday at Rainbow’s Turbo Gallery and Artist Residence. The exhibition features photos from Melissa Powell and Jeremy Kruckel, along...

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...
The Dimboola stadium will receive $100,000 to replace its roof.

Draft budget adopted by council for public comment

At Hindmarsh Shire Councils monthly meeting last week, council approved the shire’s draft budget for the forthcoming financial year. Council will increase rates by 2.25...
Rainbow Hospital staff were pleased to see the removal of the large red fire hydrant box that blocked the view of the football oval from the Day Centre room window.

Fire hydrant box finally removed

After many years of campaigning for the removal of the red fire hydrant structure that obstructed the view of the north end of the...
Joanne Thomas with Nancy Jolly at the Biggest Morning Tea last week.

Biggest Morning Tea delights crowd in Rainbow

The organisers of the Biggest Morning Tea event, which was held in Rainbow last Thursday, were extremely pleased with the attendance. About sixty people enjoyed...
Claude visited Rainbow P-12 College and spoke to the students about Bravehearts and why he walks with a lawn mower. Principal Allan Coffey was excited to have Claude visit the school to talk to the students.

Claude “The Mowerman” Harvey arrived in Rainbow early on Friday afternoon and quickly got...

Doin’ it for the kids Claude pushes his lawnmower across the country raising money for Bravehearts along the way. Bravehearts provide counselling for children who...
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.

Budget win for Rainbow Learning Group and Neighbourhood House

Rainbow Learning Group and Neighbourhood House could receive funding thanks to the Victorian Government. The Government is delivering record new funding to neighbourhood houses across...