Bendigo Bank Mirboo North, David Lewis – June 2020

A man of many interests and a wealth of experience Many locals would be familiar with, his wife Marilyn and their two children; Jennifer, a pharmacist at the Royal Children’s Hospital and Paul, a croupier at Crown Casino. David and Marilyn have a lovely property at Hallston where they raise beef cattle and produce hay….

Boolarra community Hotel News Winter 2020

They say that ‘no news is good news’ and after all the virus updates, closures, openings, updates, uncertainties, and updates we’d agree with the n.n.i.g.n. message. Despite that, we’ve got some news that is good news – the Bistro will reopen on 5 June, for Friday to Sunday evening meals. At this stage we’re limited…

Pay it Forward – Bendigo Bank

Mirboo North & District Community Bank Pay it Forward Campaign. Over the last month, the Mirboo North & District Community Bank has implemented the Pay it Forward Campaign. This campaign is collaborating with Lamezleighs Cafe, Healing Leaves, Jimmy Jambs, and Café 3869 in Yinnar (and soon to be implemented in Boolarra also). The campaign has…

Boolarra Community Hotel – March 2020

Tom Curtain Strikes The Right Chord We were lucky to have Tom Curtain return to Boolarra with his outback themed show – We’re Still Here. The underlying message was about the stick-with-it-ness (that’s a better term than resilience) of rural communities. For the staff, volunteers, and patrons of the Hotel, the message was very apt….

What’s Cooking at Boolarra Community Hotel? – Dec. 2019

Whew! Thanks to more than 70 people who volunteered to help keep the pub running, we can now look forward to keeping this important community asset. The Friends of the Boolarra Community Hotel group have enthusiastically taken on the challenge of making sure the grounds and buildings are kept tidy, the inside and outside of the pub is sparkling clean,…

Bendigo Bank Mirboo North and District AGM and Grants night – Dec. 2019

30th October 2019 Another exciting financial year has passed for our Community Bank with in excess of $85,000 contributed back to the community in grants, donations and sponsorship. At a well organised event on the 30 October, the Mirboo North & District Community Bank held its combined AGM and Grants night. This year Warren Warner…

OSMI Reasons for having a wind farm in Delburn – Dec. 2019

We often hear “I’m all for renewable energy, but why here?” Here is a brief summary of why Delburn has been chosen for this wind farm proposal. The difference between limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees as opposed to two degrees is exp onential. It’s the difference between saving the coral reefs, potentially many livelihoods,…