Donald

About

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: www.travelvictoria.com.au/donald/ .

Accommodation

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 www.motelstarnaud.com.au/

Donald: Donald Motor Lodge – see www.donald.org.au/where-to-stay/item/donald-motor-lodge

Birchip: Birchip Motel & Caravan Park – see www.caravanparkphotos.com.au/birchip/

Useful Links

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

Tourist information:  see www.wimmeramalleetourism.com.au/and select the appropriate town.

More links have been provided in the relevant information pack.

Contacts

General enquiries:

Website: www.goingruralhealth.com.au

Phone: (03) 5823 4500

Email: going-ruralhealth@unimelb.edu.au

 

Specific enquiries:

Website: www.goingruralhealth.com.au

Phone: (03) 4301 6853

Email: tricia.thorpe@unimelb.edu.au

Acknowlegements

Thanks to mattinbgn for the use of pictures.

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