Living and working in East Wimmera.Information Pack

Donald is situated on the Sunraysia Highway (B220) between St Arnaud and Birchip, 39 km from St Arnaud, and is in a region known for wheat, barley and lamb production. The township itself is surrounded by a number of lakes, including Lake Buloke, 8km north of the town, which is renowned for its local birdlife.

Local and national artists have painted murals on a number of local buildings, which are quite striking (see below).

More information on Donald can be found at: .


Rural health students have access to accommodation managed by health service partners. Please contact the health services directly for accommodation booking.

Alternative options:

St Arnaud:  Motel St Arnaud – see

Donald: Donald Motor Lodge – see

Birchip: Birchip Motel & Caravan Park – see

Useful Links

For more information on the region, and what it has to offer, please visit the web links below.

Tourist information:  see select the appropriate town.

More links have been provided in the relevant information pack.


General enquiries:


Phone: (03) 5823 4500



Specific enquiries:


Phone: (03) 4301 6853



Thanks to mattinbgn for the use of pictures.