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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

Thrills and spills at Rainbow Enduro

With mud, rain and windy conditions, there were thrills and spills galore at the first Rainbow Desert Enduro which was...

Oasis Update

We have known for years that Rainbow is an Oasis between the Big and Little Deserts but between now and...

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Upcoming Events

Oct 28

Town Garage Sale

​Need a clean out? Love a bargain? This event is for you.

Nov 07

El Disaster Car, Bike, Tuck & Tractor Show

​Proudly sponsored and supported by the Eureka Hotel Rainbow for the Prostrate Cancer Foundation of Victoria.

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