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/ .
Rural health students have access to accommodation managed by health service partners. Please contact the health services directly for accommodation booking.
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/
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.
Thanks to mattinbgn for the use of pictures.