Have you ever pondered how fortunate we are to live in the Wimmera?   Many of us make a choice to move here or remain here for a multitude of reasons.   I reflect on this when I hear a minority of people “canning” the place because it may not deliver on the outrageous expectations on life.   Let us dwell on the wonderful “quality of life” we enjoy with low unemployment, low living costs, great schools and importantly “caring” and “involved” people.   How fortunate we are to not spend 10 – 20hrs. per week commuting. We are not “off the grid”, but the contrary applies, where many locals work nationally and internationally, as required. Concerns about career prospects are often unfounded with national wage rates applying in Horsham as elsewhere…..but the difference, the cost of living is significantly lower, especially housing(often 50% lower).   The point of differe...

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