Want to start or grow your business in Hindmarsh?

Let us help you!

Our Economic Development Team is here to help you start or grow your business in Hindmarsh Shire. Each of our towns has a unique competitive advantage with opportunities in industry such as agriculture, food and beverage, tourism and health.

Perfectly situated halfway between Melbourne and Adelaide in Western Victoria, our secure water source, affordable living and low overhead costs make starting a business easier in Dimboola, Jeparit, Nhill or Rainbow.

We can assist you in enhancing your business through:

  • Grant assistance
  • Group development and networking opportunities
  • Sourcing a ready and willing workforce
  • Connecting you to service providers and support services
  • Business planning and mentoring

Your dream of owning your own business can be a reality in Hindmarsh. Let us help you get there. Click on the below links for more information.


Department Projects

Council is actively seeking business investment into Dimboola, Jeparit, Nhill and Rainbow.

Please contact us to if your company or business wants to invest, relocate, startup, expand or downsize.



With the easing of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, Hindmarsh Shire customer service centres and libraries will gradually reopen to the public.

From Wednesday 17 June 2020, the telephone operating system will be operational between the hours of 9:00am and 5:00pm from Monday to Friday.

From Monday 22 June 2020, the Nhill customer service centre will be open for appointments only between the hours 9am - 12noon and 2pm - 4pm Monday to Friday.

Jeparit and Rainbow customer services centres and the new Hindmarsh Shire Libraries service in Nhill, Jeparit, and Rainbow will be reviewed on a regular basis, with the aim to open mid-late July subject to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions.

Dimboola customer service and library will be reviewed on a regular basis, with the aim to open mid-late July subject to completion of the current building works and COVID-19 pandemic restrictions.

See more council services changes or information about COVID-19