Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Nhill Free Press & Kaniva Times


Locally owned by Gladdis Enterprises.

Covers issues and events in the towns of Nhill and Kaniva.

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Latest articles

2024 Hindmarsh Shire Youth Council

Hindmarsh Shire Council announced the 2024 Youth Councillors with a certificate presentation on Friday 9 February 2024 at the Dimboola Library. The Youth Council leadership and team-building weekend retreat with Bonnie from Youth Leadership Academy Australia got underway after the certificate presentation.

Liam Holland in top 25 high achievers for 2023

On the 26th January Liam Holland had the opportunity to wine, dine and mingle with the Governor of Victoria, Her Excellency Margaret Gardner and several hundred other people from all over Victoria. These invitees were all handpicked for the Australia Day Reception at Government House for being high achievers in their careers or education.

Romance in the air

During the WW2 years, the Nhill Aerodrome was the setting for the Nhill RAAF Astro Navigation and later the Aircraft Armament and Gas Schools, where over 10,000 people received training under the Empire Air Training Scheme.

Earlier articles

School’s back

Nhill College welcomed their new Foundation students on Thursday pictured with Mrs Grover and Mrs Kerber.

Charlies Surf School for West Wimmera youth

A visit to the beach is not something that happens everyday for many of the young people in West Wimmera. For most it is around a 2 hour drive to the nearest beach.

We welcome you – Freedom Welcome Church

Despite the Salvation Army closing its doors in Kaniva, Pastor Sam Faavae is leasing the Church on a monthly basis until its eventual sale ... So far 25 people from Kaniva, Serviceton, Bordertown and Nhill have been attending the church.

Hindmarsh Australia Day

Monica Revell. Australia Day started early in Hindmarsh Shire on Friday 26 January 2024, commencing with a BBQ breakfast in Rainbow at 7:30am, followed by ceremonies in Jeparit, Dimboola, and finally Nhill. Hindmarsh Shire Council Mayor, Cr Brett Ireland, attended all four events on the day where he addressed the crowd and presented Hindmarsh Shire’s 2024 Australia Day Awards.

Update on Kaniva drinking water upgrade

Kaniva’s drinking water upgrade is scheduled to be finished supplying treated water supply to Kaniva by December 2024. Kaniva is the largest town in the GWMWater service area that is yet to receive a drinking water supply.

Fire risk not over in the Wimmera

For the first time in many years, a fire observing aircraft will be situated for the next month in the Wimmera due to the alleviated fire risk during this time. Aircraft are strategically positioned across the State depending on risk, and while this area has had aircraft in place when required, Horsham aerodrome will now have a fire observing aircraft fulltime, for at least the next 30 days.

Nhill Free Press & Kaniva Times is run by Gladdis Enterprises and covers issues and events in the townships of Nhill and Kaniva.

Nhill Free Press & Kaniva Times 
27 Victoria Street, Nhill Vic 3418
Phone: 03 5391 1555  I  Fax: 03 5391 1264 

Editor: Emily Gladdis
0428 112 321  I  editor@nhillfreepress.com.au

Publisher: Daniel Gladdis
03 5391 1555  I  editor@nhillfreepress.com.au

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