To utilise our unique facilities, to enable the protection of our endangered species and expansion of the wonderful variety of natural native fauna and flora in our community parklands, and to increase the community use, awareness and knowledge of these native species
To preserve, protect, develop and maintain the flora, fauna and environmental features of the Hamilton Community Parklands in cooperation with DEPI and the Southern Grampians Shire and other bodies.
To study and monitor, or cooperate with others in the study or monitoring of any programs, specifically those related to the flora and fauna of the Hamilton Community Parklands.
To develop an educational display centre to facilitate the study of those aspects of the ecology unique to Western Victoria.
To foster the Arts in the Hamilton District
The Hamilton Institute of Rural Learning is a not-for-profit Incorporated Association dedicated to fostering its objectives within the local community. It relies on a membership base and a dedicated small group of volunteers for support.
You are invited to join HIRL as a member by downloading and completing the membership form.
Becoming a member of the MUD Gallery enables you to sell your creations through the Gallery. A separate membership application is required for the MUD Gallery and you will need to hold membership to HIRL for insurance purposes.
If you have some time free, there is always something for you at HIRL.
Volunteering with the HIRL community is both interesting and rewarding. If its gardening you're into, like a bit of admin, or just want to help out at events, everyone has something to bring to HIRL. We welcome all ages, all abilities and all personalities to join our fun and friendly team. No matter if it's a half a day a month or practically full time, you can make a difference!Tell us what you'd like to do!