Acknowledgement to Country
The Wombat Post is produced on the traditional lands of the Dja Dja Wurrung clans. We also acknowledge the neighbouring traditional custodians of the Kulin Nation and pay our respects to all Aboriginal peoples, their culture and lore. We acknowledge that First Nations Peoples have been telling their stories from these lands for many thousands of years.

Local News


Mayor’s Message

The Mayor, Cr Brian Hood, discusses current and future issues facing Council. In particular, the 2024/25 budget to be finalised next week, paints a bleak picture of the financial viability of the Shire.



Food Friendly Sangiovese

Sangiovese wins are lighter, medium bodied and has more noticeable acidity than most reds. For Clive Hartley, this aspect makes it one of the most food friendly wines as it sits behind the food slightly, and does not dominate it.

Living Well


Is All Art Commercial?

While most artists seek to remunerate themselves for their efforts, this isn’t always the case.  Similarly, not all commercial artists seek money for their creations.  

Featured Posts

Interview with Patrice O’Shea

Local resident, Patrice O’Shea, was recently awarded an OAM in the Kings Birthday Honours List. Patrice came into the HEP FM studio on Friday 21st for a live interview with Max Primmer and Robyn Rogers who host the Friday breakfast show. Listen to the podcast.

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