Community Interest articles from Dimboola and the wider Hindmarsh community.
Red Poppies - Torch of Remembrance
Charles Rees has written this piece about the significance of the poppy for remembrance, as we commemorate Remembrance Day 2020.
Honouring our nurses in peacetime and at war
Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Darren Chester is taking the opportunity today, on International Nurses Day, to recognise the contribution of nurses throughout our nation’s history.
Calamitous Times of History Repeating
Charles Rees reflects on the different Anzac Day we experienced this year in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, and he takes a look back at what was going on a century ago.
Dimboola Bowls | Last games for 2019 yield mixed results
The last game of pennant for 2019 gave Dimboola mixed results, with a win for Division Two, but a narrow loss in Division One.
Safety checks to take place at Horsham Aerodrome
Horsham is one of 16 aerodromes across the state to see flight path safety checks during the first week of December, with low-flying aircraft expected to be seen in and around the Horsham district.
Plastic bottle tops for a fantastic cause
The Member for Lowan, Emma Kealy has nominated her Electorate Office in Firebrace Street, Horsham as a collection point for plastic milk, water and soft drink tops that will be recycled to make prosthetic limbs for child victims of landmines in third world countries.
Seven years ago | Jeparit loses shops to fire
Seven years ago today the Jeparit community suffered the loss of two local businesses when the building housing the Jeparit Newsagency and Hardware shop and the adjoining cafe - the Janga Tuckerbag - was lost to fire.
Victorian Landcare Grants now open
The Member for Lowan Emma Kealy is encouraging volunteers helping to protect and restore Victoria’s land and environment to consider applying for funding under the latest round of Victorian Landcare Grants.
Anzac Day 2019 - Dawn Service
The Anzac Spirit of fortitude, courage, service and sacrifice is what was made 104 years ago in a land on the other side of the world called Gallipoli, Turkey. A place not ever heard of in Australia until then.
$1,800 Raised For Shaving Heads
Last Saturday morning three young locals took part in the World’s Greatest Shave to raise much needed funds for the Leukemia Foundation.
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