Out and About Victoria Wimmera Useful Contacts

Useful contacts - Grampians and Wimmera

Tourism information: Local councils:
  • Horsham Rural City
  • Southern Grampians Shire
  • West Wimmera Shire
  • Hindmarsh Shire
  • Yarriambiack Shire
  • Buloke Shire
  • Northern Grampians Shire
  • Ararat Rural City
  • Pyrenees Shire
Hospitals: ‚Äč
  • Wimmera Base Hospital, Horsham
  • Hamilton Base Hospital, 20 Foster St, Hamilton
  • Ararat Hospital (East Grampians Health Service), Girdlestone Street, Ararat
  • Stawell Hospital, 27-29 Sloane Street, Stawell
  • Note: There are numerous smaller medical centres and services available at smaller centres
Shopping centres: There are shopping centres and precincts within each major rural city, with boutique and specialist stores at many of the smaller centres.

Transport services:
  • The Western Highway runs through Ararat, Stawell and Horsham, connecting to Melbourne in the east and the South Australian border to the west.
  • The Henty Highway connects Horsham to Hamilton to the south, continuing on to Portland on the south coast.
  • Trains run through Ararat and Hamilton to Melbourne. Buses travel to the city from Horsham.