The latest news from Dimboola and the wider Hindmarsh community.
Stormy weather expected this afternoon
A severe weather warning has been issued for parts of Victoria, including the Wimmera and Mallee, for later today and into tomorrow morning.
Police set for Operation Compass
Police will patrol Victoria’s major roads and highways across the Melbourne Cup weekend as travel restrictions continue to ease.
Local CFA respond to fire near Antwerp
Five CFA units responded to a small fire south of Antwerp yesterday evening.
$30k awarded in Hindmarsh Business Assistance Grants
Hindmarsh Shire Council has awarded $30,000 to businesses across the district under the first round of their Business Assistance Grants program for this financial year.
Design work continues on Wimmera River Discovery Trail
In 2019 Hindmarsh Shire Council received funding from State and Federal Governments to implement the Dimboola to Lake Hindmarsh section of the Wimmera River Discovery Trail.
Closure of Albacutya Bridge
Hindmarsh Shire Council has permanently closed the Albacutya Bridge after a condition inspection revealed the bridge is further deteriorating.
Fundraising begins for new fire station
The Dimboola Fire Brigade has begun fundraising to contribute towards the construction of the town’s new fire station.
Tidy Towns Awards delayed
Keep Victoria Beautiful announced earlier this week that The Sustainable Communities - Tidy Towns Awards that were to be announced this weekend have been postponed to a date to be fixed in early November.
Regional communities getting behind vaccination rollout
Residents of the Wimmera Mallee are turning out to get their COVID-19 vaccinations with the Hindmarsh LGA above the state average for both first and second doses.
New Electronic Vehicle Charging Station in Jeparit
Another Electronic Vehicle Charging Station has been installed in the Hindmarsh Shire, with Jeaprit added to the growing list of locations to now offer this service.
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