With the huge success of The Stawell Gift.
The Stawell Gift draws attention of athlete's across the country.
A world class event, such as the Stawell Gift is enough of a reason for the Wimmera, to join Victoria's bid to host the 2030 Commonwealth Games, according to Northern Grampians Mayor, Tony Driscoll.
The Mayor says internationally - recognised Stawell Gift was a glowing example of Wimmera capabilities.
He says he had no hesitation in saying the region had a role to play in the concept.