Don’t forget the Halls Gap market will be held over the long weekend. Sunday 10th March from 9am to 1pm.

This outdoor market features home grown, home made arts, crafts, clothes and produce. School parents serve hot and cold refreshments along with a barbecue featuring delicious egg and bacon rolls. All proceeds go to the Halls Gap Primary School.

Come and support your local Primary School with this wonderful market.

Australian Hearing  will have a bus outside the Halls Gap information centre Thursday 7 March  from 9am to 3pm conducting free hearing checks. It is great this service can come to our community. So if you are in town access this service.

Lee-Anne and Alison at Budja Budja Neighbourhood House are very excited to launched their new program.  The Art and Craft room has just been renovated so there is extra space to run more programs and events.  If you have an idea to run a program, share an interest or run an event/meeting give Alison/Lee-Anne a call a the house on 5356 4751 press option 2.  Opening hours Tues/Wed/Fri 9-3pm and Thursday 9-4pm.

Download the program here: 1Budja Budja Neighbourhood House PO Box 66, 20-22 Grampians Rd, HALLS GAP VIC 3381 p_ 03 53564751, option 2 m_ 0491 090 456 (3)

Grampians Music Festival 2019 – Only one week to go – tickets still available get yours today.  Great line up.  If you love your live music then this is the event for you.




Join us and local Bird and Animal expert Neil Macumber on a walk around the picturesque grounds of Brambuk bird watching followed by a slideshow of some of the rare and not so rare animals seen in the Grampians.
All welcome

When : Saturday 2nd February 2019 at 4pm
Where : Mural Room at Brambuk – The National Park & Cultural Centre,
277 Grampians Rd, Halls Gap
4pm –5pm Bird watching walk
5pm –6pm Slide show
6.30pm All welcome for a meal at the Halls Gap Hotel – RSVP

The Halls Gap Community Garden if free for all locals.  There is a small and dedicated volunteers who need some more help.  If you love to garden or would like to learn more please consider volunteering at our community garden.   In particular we need help with weeding and watering.

Kellie Soule from the Grampians YHA has volunteered to co-ordinate the Community Garden. For all enquiries, contact her on 5356 4544 or 0448 371 189 or at


The Pomonal & Halls Gap Playgroup will be running on a new day.  Yes, parents with preschoolers can come along to Playgroup on Fridays from 9.30am to 11am during school terms.

Playgroup will be running every second week at the Pomonal Primary School starting 1 February 2019 and every second week at Budja Budja Neighbourhood House will have story time starting 8 February 2019.   Down load poster with all the dates, times and venues here: Halls Gap_Pomonal Playgroup (6)

For more details contact Jess Mackley on 0428 317 752


Have you ever wanted to join a book club.  Well here is your chance.  The Halls Gap Book Club are looking for new members.

The group meets at 7.30pm on the 3rd Thursday of each month in the Budja Budja Neighbourhood House.  Our interesting and diverse book selections are sourced through the Wimmera Regional Library Corporations book-club reading list. Cost is $3.00 per month (10 months for the year).

Monthly book discussions are informal and enjoyed with a light supper.  New readers are always welcome.

February’s Book is thriller “King Of The Road” by Nigel Bartlett.  “When David’s 11-year-old nephew goes missing and he finds the finger pointing at him, he has no choice but to strike out on his own – an unlikely vigilant running away from the police and his own family, and towards what he desperately hopes is the truth about Andrew’s disappearance.”

For more details contact Lee-Anne at Budja Budja Neighbourhood House on (03) 5356 4751 and press 2 or email