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).
Rural health students have access to accommodation managed by health service partners.
Please contact the health services directly for accommodation booking. Donald hospital is part of East Wimmera Health Service. See https://ewhs.org.au/ for contact details.
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/
Thanks to mattinbgn for the use of pictures.