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Newly announced Labor candidate for Lowan, Maurice Billi, is congratulated by Member for Western Victoria, Jaala Pulford.

Maurice Billi to contest Lowan for Labor

Stawell resident Maurice Billi has been endorsed as Labor’s candidate for the seat of Lowan at this year’s state election. Mr Billi is the school...
Jeparit’s Premiership team. Back from left: Victor Lothian, Adrian King, Mick Preston, Tim Braendler, Brad Keller, Liam Preston, Steve Leach and Jeremy Preston.

THE Preston brothers, Mick and Jeremy, have led Jeparit to the West Wimmera Cricket Association Premiership for 2016-17. On Saturday they made the two top...

All aboard the Walking School Bus

Last Friday saw nearly forty Rainbow P-12 College students took part in a Walking School Bus as part of the Walk Safely to School...

Bush walk excites Yaapeet students

What’s in our bush? How does it cope with dry times? These questions ‘ignited the imaginations’ of the Yaapeet Primary School students and their...
Wimmera Health Care Group

GASTRO UPDATE: Wimmera Base Hospital

MEDIA RELEASE Gastroenteritis precautions are still in place at the Wimmera Base Hospital. Director of clinical services Don McRae said existing cases of gastroenteritis were still...
Cr Ron Ismay

The ‘Two Ronnies’ take lead of Hindmarsh Shire

Hindmarsh Shire Council has elected the Mayor for the 2017/2018 period.  Cr  Ron Ismay won the vote after Cr Debra Nelson served as Mayor...
New Australian 5 dollar note

Next Generation $5 Banknote Enters Circulation

Australia’s new $5 banknote enters circulation today. Issuance is being supported by an information campaign to ensure that the Australian public is able to...
Dimboola Civic Hub Site

Library and bridge funding dashed by the Feds

    Hindmarsh Shire Council plans to build a Dimboola Civic Hub and the replacement of the Albacutya Bridge  have been put in jeopardy after failing...
20 councils across Victoria now support the Rural Living campaign.

Rural living standards to be discussed

For the first time in local government history, the State Government has agreed to consider the level of services needed by all Victorians to...
Ron Ismay

Ismay and Lowe return to North Ward

THE Hindmarsh Shire Council election has seen all the former Councillors return to Council, except for the unsuccessful Wendy Robins. Ron Ismay and Ron Lowe...