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Australian Air Force Cadets searching for new Horsham squadron members

Australian Air Force Cadets are on the hunt for new members for their squadron in Horsham. The youth development organisation is designed for people aged between 13 and 17 years. Number 422 Squadron Horsham is taking enrolments for the start of semester two. The squadron will have a recruitment information night at Horsham Army Reserve […]

Ararat mayor opens Lake Bolac NAIDOC exhibit

Ararat mayor Gwenda Allgood and councillors Fay Hull and Frank Deutsch opened the 2018 Lake Bolac NAIDOC Week Art Exhibition at Lake Bolac Information Centre.

Energy training option for Fed Uni Wimmera campus

Stuart Benjamin

Moves to establish western Victoria as the state’s renewable-energy heartland might spill into training and education opportunities and benefits for the Wimmera.

PHOTOS | Mobile zoo visits Dimboola

Billie Ward with a blue tongue lizard at Jamie and Kim’s Mobile Zoo at Dimboola Recreation Reserve as part of Wimmera Regional Library Service's holiday program.

Dimboola HPV expo to become a major attraction

Plans to establish Dimboola as the western Victorian base for a unique type of engineering challenge will gain momentum next month.

Words flow for Warracknabeal author Sammie Brown

IN PRINT: Warracknabeal teenage author Sammie Brown shows off a copy of her published book, The Guardian.  Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

A love of writing and storytelling and an ambition to pursue a career as an author is already paying off for Warracknabeal schoolgirl Sammie Brown. The 18-year-old Warracknabeal Secondary College student has had one book published, has another in the hands of publishers and a string of written works also waiting to hit the bookshelves. […]

Horsham West Primary School pays maths tribute to former teacher Bruce Summerhayes

Eh K'Lu Soe Khin and Taylah Blake work out a problem in a World Of Maths session at Horsham West Primary School.

Horsham West and Haven Primary School students immersed themselves in a ‘world of maths’ for the last week of term. The students combined a special tribute ceremony for late teacher Bruce Summerhayes with activities based around Mr Summerhayes’ love for mathematics. Students began the school week by dressing in the theme of ‘Wear a Number’ and donating a gold […]

Wimmera students prepare for Rotary science challenge

SCIENCE CHALLENGE: Rotary Club of Horsham East’s Tom Gallagher is pictured with Horsham St Brigid’s College students Drew Dodson, seated, Kaleisha McKerron and Lachlan Downie in preparation for a Wimmera Science and Engineering Challenge at Longerenong on July 18. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Students from across the Wimmera will get a taste of all things science and engineering at an event at Longerenong College on July 18. Rotary Club of Horsham East is hosting an inaugural Wimmera Science and Engineering Challenge at the college for students in years nine and 10. The challenge, open to all Wimmera secondary […]

Art display at Lake Bolac for NAIDOC Week

A handcrafted Aboriginal coolamon won by Lake Bolac Eel Festival at Reconciliation Victoria’s annual HART Awards will be on display at Lake Bolac Information Centre during NAIDOC Week. The festival won a Community Engagement award category during last month’s awards and event leaders will display the coolamon, or Aboriginal dish, alongside an Eel Festival NAIDOC […]

Horsham celebrates 30 years of SIDS support

Families from the latest new parents group at Kalkee Road Children’s and Community Hub have donned red noses to show their support for Red Nose Day. Horsham Rural City Council human services manager Mandi Stewart said Friday marked the 30th anniversary of saving the lives of Australian babies and children, with the theme A Little […]


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