The latest news from Dimboola and the wider Hindmarsh community.
135 years of The Overland
The Overland, the longest-running inter-capital passenger rail service in Australia, is celebrating its 135th birthday this week.
Speeding Mercedes intercepted on Western Highway
Several calls from the public drew police attention to a speeding SUV on the Western Highway from Serviceton towards Horsham on Sunday morning.
Australia Day 2022 in Hindmarsh Shire
Australia Day will be celebrated across the Hindmarsh Shire with events hosted in Dimboola, Jeparit, Rainbow, and Nhill on January 26.
Little Desert fires under control
The three fires started by lightning strikes in the Little Desert yesterday are now all listed as under control or contained.
Fiery start to the New Year
A large bushfire has ravaged the local communities of Poolaijelo and Langkoop in the south-west Wimmera since New Year’s Eve.
Hot weekend brings elevated fire risk, fire agencies warn
With temperatures set to soar over the coming long weekend, Victorian fire agencies are warning people living in or travelling to regional areas to monitor fire conditions.
Dimboola CFA amazed by community and government support for new fire station
The Dimboola Fire Brigade recently began fundraising to contribute towards construction of a new fire station, with Brigade members expressing their appreciation at the generosity of the Dimboola and wider community.
CFA warning to be aware of elevated risk
Victorians living in or travelling around regional areas have been warned by the CFA to take care this weekend with the forecast for an elevated fire risk and severe thunderstorms.
Hindmarsh Round One Community Action Grants Awarded
At its most recent meeting, the Hindmarsh Shire Council awarded local community organisations grants from the first round of the Community Action Grants program for the 2021/2022 financial year.
Monday declared day of Total Fire Ban
Tomorrow, Monday 13th December 2021, has been declared a day of Total Fire Ban in the Wimmera and Mallee districts.
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