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About Rainbow

Our Community

Rainbow is a town with a big heart and relaxed lifestyle. The town proudly offers superb educational, recreational, medical and aged care facilities, while the unique wilderness areas nearby are ideally suited to outdoor pursuits. Dryland farming is the predominant industry in...

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Our History

Located approximately 400km north west of Melbourne, Rainbow was settled after the surveying and subdivision of the land area in 1893 and establishment of the railway line in 1899. Rainbow derived its name from a local natural feature known as ‘Rainbow Rise’ because of...

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Our Location

Rainbow is located in the southern Mallee district of Victoria, approximately 400km north west of Melbourne. Situated in a rich agricultural landscape, right on the edge of the Big Desert and its vast Mallee wilderness areas, Rainbow is the perfect base to...

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Latest News

Rainbow come home Premiers in Midweek Pennant

January 31 saw the finals of the North Wimmera Midweek Pennant being played at Warracknabeal Golf which included the Semi Final,...

Rainbow skatepark competition draws large crowd

About sixty people, split evenly between adults and children, attended the competition which was held at the Rainbow Skatepark on...

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Upcoming Events

Nov 01

Rainbow & District Secondary Education Centenary 1919-2019

Plans for the “Rainbow & District Secondary Education Centenary are well underway.

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