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There were good crowds in both Rainbow and Jeparit for Australia Day 2019. Over one hundred people attended the Rainbow event and about sixty at Jeparit. Hindmarsh Shire Mayor Ron Ismay attended both events along with...
Australia Day started early in Hindmarsh Shire, commencing with a barbeque breakfast in Rainbow at 7.30 am, followed by ceremonies in Jeparit, Dimboola, and finally Nhill. The Hindmarsh Shire ambassador, Alice Pung, provided...
Dimboola Memorial Secondary School student and School Captain for 2019 Rebekah Albrecht has won the Dimboola Junior Youth Citizen Award for 2018. Sharon Cook presented Miss Albrecht with he award.” “Miss...
The Dimboola Victorian Railway Institute (VRI) branch was formed in 1936 and the VRI hall was built in 1940. The hall had a wealth of railway history and has been used for many functions,...
Lorraine Roberts was awarded the 2018 Dimboola Citizen of the year at the Australia Day ceremony last Saturday morning. Lorraine has had an outstanding association with Girl Guides in Dimboola, teaching and helping many...
Dimboola’s Australia Day Ceremony saw a large crowd gather at the Old Shire Offices at Dimboola. The morning proceedings started with the Nhill/Dimboola Band entertaining with a wide variety of music while everyone found...
Dimboola is grieving this week with the passing of Jim McCabe at the age of 96. Long time Dimboola stalwart Mr McCabe only just relocated to McCloud in Melbourne, to be closer to his...
District Aboriginal Wotjobaluk Elder, Aunty Nancy Harrison shared her view on the debate about changing the official date of Australia Day when she performed a ‘Welcome to Country’ at the Australia Day ceremony at Dimboola on Saturday.
CYCLISTS wearing blue and purple with “Save a Life” written on them took to the Silo Art Trail raising awareness for Organ donation over the...
Wheat City Derby Angels represented by Stacey Drage the Community Event of the Year Award following their successful hosting of the Statewide Stampede Roller Derby Tournament last September.

Derby Angels recognised

WARRACKNABEAL’s Wheat City Derby Angels were awarded the Yarriambiack Community Event of the Year Award at the town’s Australia Day celebrations held at...