What's New

Medical Centre Progress

The Mirboo North & District Community Foundation is in the process of building a modern, purpose built medical centre facility on the main street of Mirboo North, which will be leased and operated by the existing Mirboo North Medical Centre practice.   The aim of this project is to bring to…

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Community Grant for Hallston Hall

In May, the Community Foundation awarded a grant of $3,599 to the Hallston Mechanics Institute to support urgent roof and gutter repairs at the Hallston Hall and avoid deterioration of the internal roof structures of this much-loved community building – the only public building in Hallston. The first Hallston Hall…

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Community Grant for Yinnar

The Yinnar & District Historical Society and Museum is going to expand its display area through a grant from the Mirboo North & District Community Foundation awarded in June. The Y&D Historical Society have been displaying items of historical interest and importance in the old railway goods shed in Yinnar…

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Employment Opportunity

The Mirboo North and District Community Foundation is seeking a Communications Officer to join its team. The ideal candidate would be committed to supporting the Community Foundation build strong communities through giving, facilitating and investing in our district (Boolarra, Mirboo North, Dumbalk, Thorpdale, Yinnar and the surrounding areas). The position…

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New Directors for the Community Foundation

We are very pleased to share the news that two new Directors have been appointed to the Board of the Community Foundation as of 24th May 2021.  We welcome Ariane Ramsey, resident of Boolarra and Daisy Browne, resident of Mirboo North.  Between them, they add a great range of skills…

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Have an Impact in your Community

Community Foundations are not about one single cause; we are about a place and its people – about the communities of the towns of Mirboo North, Thorpdale, Yinnar, Boolarra, Dumbalk and the many rural communities in between.   We are about making those communities stronger through giving, facilitating and investing.  If…

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Design a Mural Competition

The Mirboo North and District Community Foundation have launched a creative design competition for students living in and around Mirboo North. This exciting opportunity will result in a transformation of the Community Foundation’s Courtyard at 96 Ridgway, where one lucky student will have the chance to paint alongside artist Melanie…

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Grant Irving resigns from Board of Community Foundation

‘It has been a unique privilege to serve the community of Mirboo North in a small way’, says Grant Irving of his directorship on the Board of the Mirboo North & District Community Foundation, ‘in enabling our District to face challenges presented and to flourish.’ A longstanding Director on the…

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Builder Appointed for Medical Centre

Community Foundation appoints Langden Construction to build modern medical and allied health facility in Mirboo North and district, opening in October 2021.

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Join our Board of Directors

The Mirboo North and District Community Foundation is seeking a Director to complement its current Board. The ideal candidate would be committed to strengthening our district (Boolarra, Mirboo North, Dumbalk, Thorpdale, Yinnar and the surrounding areas) and contributing to our Vision of a more healthy, vibrant and resilient community, working…

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Mirboo North Seniors create a Perpetual Fund.

The Mirboo North Senior Citizens gathered to enjoy a beautiful lunch at the Baromi Centre last week, ably catered for by the Friends of the Aged Care.  It was a celebratory lunch but had a number of poignant moments.  For many years these lunches have been a well-attended and much-loved…

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Education Support Fund Awards 2021

The Community Foundation hosted its annual Educational Support Fund (ESF) Awards night at Walter Tuck Reserve on Friday the 19th of February. The Community Foundation was delighted to help celebrate the transition of this lively group of young people and mature aged students to tertiary education in their first community…

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