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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.

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...

Little improvement to ambulance response times

MEMBER for Lowan and Shadow Minister for Country Health, Emma Kealy MP says that despite claims by the State Government of the best ambulance...
Member for Lowan Emma Kealy enjoyed meeting with the locals in Rainbow before visiting the newly opened skate park.

Kealy tackles tough issues in Rainbow

Member for Lowan, Emma Kealy, visited Rainbow last Thursday. This was the last stop on a busy trip for her as she had visited...
Hindmarsh Shire Mayor Ron Ismay, Australia Day Ambassador Maree Caldow, Jeparit’s Citizen of the Year Sharon Reilly and Jeparit Town Committee President Jason Hutson.

Rainbow and Jeparit celebrate Australia Day

Rainbow was the first town in the Hindmarsh Shire to celebrate Australia Day. The Lions Club members, looking great in their new uniforms, cooked...

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...

Chance to see Rainbow’s Oasis transformation

WIMMERA Mallee residents will be able to see Rainbow’s Small Town Transformation in action on Saturday at the official project launch. Over the past year...

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...
District Governor Malcolm Qualtrough hands his bannerette to Jeparit Lions Club President Steve King.

Jeparit welcomes District Governor

JEPARIT Lions Club welcomed their District Governor, Malcolm Qualtrough, for a meal during his tour of Lions Clubs in 201 V1-4 District on Wednesday...
Emma Kealy in her hot lap

Thrills and spills at Rainbow Enduro

With mud, rain and windy conditions, there were thrills and spills galore at the first Rainbow Desert Enduro which was the third round of...