About us

Wimmera Mallee News is the new service that is intended to bring news and advertising into one portal from our mastheads, The Warracknabeal Herald, The Horsham Times, Dimboola Banner and the Rainbow Jeparit Argus.


Warracknabeal Herald

The Warracknabeal Herald is a bi-weekly newspaper printed Tuesday and Fridays. The Herald has been in circulation for over 135 years and continues to be printed on the premises in Warracknabeal.

Warracknabeal has a population of 3,100 people and is the economic and local government centre of the Shire of Yarriambiack with a population of around 10,000.
Warracknabeal services the northern Wimmera and southern Mallee districts of the region, which is predominantly a rich wheat, cereal, legume and oil seed growing area. Fat lamb production is also a key income producer of the area. Much of the manufacturing in the area is aligned to servicing these industries.


Manufacturing, farm machinery - sales and service, auto parts, printing and publishing, agriculture, concrete production, crops, cereal and oil seed production, sheep, wheat.


Real Estate, Motoring, House, Education, Money- Investment, Farming, Gardening.

Prime circulation area

The Warracknabeal Herald has a circulation that reaches through the northern Wimmera and southern Mallee regions of north-west Victoria, servicing the townships of Warracknabeal, Brim, Beulah, Hopetoun, Minyip, Murtoa, Rupanyup, Watchem, Birchip, Jeparit, Rainbow and Yaapeet.
89 Scott Street, Warracknabeal 3393
Ph: 03 5398 2033
Fax: 03 5398 1031


The Dimboola Banner

The Dimboola Banner is a weekly newspaper printed on Wednesday.  The Banner has been in circulation for over 140 years.

Dimboola is situated approximately halfway between Adelaide and Melbourne on the Western Highway, with a population of 1424. The Dimboola Banner was first published in 1879.

Prime circulation area

The Dimboola Banner circulates in the Shire of Hindmarsh including Dimboola, Jeparit, Gerang Gerung, Kiata, Antwerp and Tarranyurk.
100 Lloyd Street, Dimboola 3414
Ph: 03 5389 1440


Rainbow Jeparit Argus

The Rainbow Jeparit Argus is a weekly newspaper printed Thursday.

Rainbow and Jeparit are two towns which service the commercial, educational and medical needs of people living in an area spanning 2,000 square kilometres. The population of 1,000 is spread within the two towns and on farming properties in the district.  The Rainbow Jeparit Argus reflects the agricultural and social interests of the community, and also maintains a vibrant interest in district history.

Prime circulation area

The Rainbow Jeparit Argus circulates throughout the townships of Jeparit, Rainbow and surrounds.
30 King Street, Rainbow 3424
Ph: 03 5395 1517