Who We Are

Providing over 100 services to the communities of Dimboola, Jeparit, Nhill and Rainbow, we pride ourselves on supporting our resilient residents with attractive, safe towns and a strong local economy.

We aim to meet the needs of our diverse communities through a range of activities and services and place a strong importance on continuous improvements to ensure a sustainable future for our communities.


Council acknowledges the traditional Wotjobaluk owners of this land. Council pays its respects to Wotjobaluk Elders both past and present and extends that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People who are part of Hindmarsh Shire.

Vision Mission Values

Our Vision

A caring, active community enhanced by its liveability, environment and economy

Our Mission

  • To provide accessible services to enable the community to be healthy, active and engaged;
  • To provide infrastructure essential to support the community;
  • To protect and enhance our natural environment;
  • To foster a thriving and diversified local economy where economic growth is encouraged and supported;
  • To realise the excellence in our people, processes and systems;

Our Values

  • Hindmarsh Shire Council is committed to the following values:
  • Leadership and direction;
  • Transparency and accountability;
  • Honesty and integrity;
  • Trust and respect;
  • Diversity and equality;
  • Justice and fairness;
  • Sustainability; and
  • Aspiration.