Dunkeld General Store

Heading from the Grampians to Derrinallum, we HAD to stop at the Dunkeld General Store! … Why? Because we needed a good hit of coffee, and Adrian and Melissa know exactly how to make the perfect cup! When Adrian and Melissa owned and ran Mejavo’s in Bristol Road, Torquay we’d relish sitting outside in the sun, sipping on a latte and usually eating a lamington… or a mini mud cake… or an anzac bickie. When…

Derrinallum ANZ Bank Closure

Last week we attended a meeting in Derrinallum about the ANZ Bank closing in November 2014. Bendigo Bank branch reps were there to discuss the possibility of having an Agency in Derrinallum, and what funds would need to be pumped into it, to be financially viable. In a nutshell, they want $20 million from our community, broken down into $10 million in new accounts and $10 million in loans transferred from other banking institutions or…