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Councillors state their intentions

Debra Nelson Hindmarsh Mayor, Cr Debra Nelson yesterday announced that she will re-stand for election in the forthcoming Hindmarsh Council election “After giving the matter much...
The natural flow of the Wimmera River has seen the weir in Jeparit flushed with fresh water, which has excited local fishermen and women.

Jeparit celebrates arrival of natural flow to town

When a natural flow that started in the Wimmera’s upper catchment a month ago arrived in Jeparit on Monday, the river’s final stop before...
Community members hear from speakers regarding the future development of the Primary School site and Arts Grant funding

Two committees formed for Rainbow projects

About thirty people attended a meeting in the Mecca supper rooms on Monday evening. The meeting was called to form two committees, one to...
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.
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...

Visitors found safe

Around 4pm on Sunday 12th June, three females approximately 40 years old and a six year old female child set off along the Desert...
Julie Fuller looks over the selection of movies for sale at the Rainbow Cafe with Tina Chen before the movie hire section of the store ends.

Video Hire ends in Rainbow

AFTER thirty three years it is no longer possible to hire videos in Rainbow. The hire of videos in the old VHS format began...
BUMPER: Contractors work stripping a barley crop North of Warracknabeal ahead of what most experts are saying will be one of the best harvests in recent years, much to the delight of the regions grain and pulse growers

Crop update looks at record production

BUMPER: Contractors work stripping a barley crop North of Warracknabeal ahead of what most experts are saying will be one of the best harvests...
Ex Carlton player Jake Edwards spoke at length about his own mental health issues as part of the first Outside The Locker Room sessions.


  AROUND one hundred people attended the first Outside the Locker Room session which was held at the Jeparit Recreation Reserve on Monday April 24....

Essential works carried out

ON Friday August 11 essential maintenance to a power pole in Federal Street took place. The old wooden pole was removed and was replaced by...