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New Woodend Station waiting room

A new waiting room was built at Woodend Railway Station, equipped with modern features and taking architectural inspiration from the station's heritage-listed building on...

Project promotes pedalling

Macedon Ranges kindergarten students have learnt bike riding skills through a state government-funded initiative that aims to improve community health. As part of the ongoing...

Council calls for comment

Macedon Ranges council will be calling Romsey residents about the proposed installation of electronic gaming machines at the Romsey Hotel. The phone survey, running until...

New Mt Macedon station unveiled

Mt Macedon Fire Brigade held an official opening for its new fire station, providing larger and more modern facilities for volunteers. The $4.04 million station...

Migrant skills not being utilised: research

Better utilising the skills of migrants already living in Victoria would help address skills shortages and boost the state’s economy, according to new, Australia-first...

History of nursing in Macedon Ranges

Kyneton Museum is hosting an exhibition about the rich history of nursing and medicine in the Macedon Ranges. A collaboration between Kyneton Museum and the...

More specialist schools to access NDIS navigators

More students at state government specialist schools, including those in Brimbank, will soon have access to more tailored care and wraparound support. The second tranche...

Bombers clear on top

In danger signs for other sides, things are starting to click for Riddell in the Riddell District Football League. With a number of new players...

Double pain for Warriors

Western Warriors slight finals hopes are all but over in the Victorian Netball League championship with two losses last week. It was a fast-finishing...

Cannons, Knights depleted by nationals

Calder Cannons have won their last three games to push into fourth place on the Coates Talent League ladder, but all bets are off...

Silver medal for Ben

Sunbury martial artist Ben Hayes’ first karate competition in 12 years yielded a silver medal at the Shukokai Karate Tournament in Dandenong on June...

Slow start proves costly for Warriors

A fast-finishing Western Warriors left it too late to get the points in their Victorian Netball League Championship match against Boroondara Express on Wednesday...

Six Lions in interleague

The Sunbury Lions strong start to the Ballarat Football League season has been reported with the most players named in the interleague squad. An initial...

Empowering learners to make a positive impact

Global Village Learning (GVL) is redefining education in the Macedon Ranges by empowering learners to build communities that positively impact the world. GVL believes...

Debra Ogston takes the helm at Bacchus Marsh Grammar

Bacchus Marsh Grammar is pleased to announce the appointment of its fourth and new principal from 2025, Mrs Debra Ogston. This is an exciting appointment...

Exploring digital technologies at Sacred Heart College

Students in the Junior Years at Sacred Heart College study a range of subjects, with an aim of developing skills, interest, and knowledge across many...

Riddells Creek embraces individuality and diversity

Fostering a sense of belonging and connection, reflecting the school’s values of Caring, Respect, Integrity and Safety is a cornerstone of Riddells Creek’s ethos. Community...

Students are ‘partners in learning’ at Sunbury College

Sunbury College is a co-educational secondary college located in the heart of Sunbury’s township. The college is a thriving institution and is determined to...

Striving for success at Salesian College Sunbury

At Salesian College Sunbury, we boast a long and proud history of providing a high-quality education and learning environments for our students. Motivated by...

Legislation to lift standards

State government has passed legislation to improve council governance and integrity standards, so Victorians, including those in Brimbank, can have confidence in the local...

New youth justice Bill

The state government will reform Victoria’s youth justice system by introducing the Youth Justice Bill 2024 into parliament. This bill will be Victoria’s first standalone...

Take a walk on the wild side

Macedon zoologist Chris Humfrey will be hosting an Australian animal school holiday program at Jubilee Hall, with a focus on biodiversity education. Mr Humfrey, a...

Community Calendar

Pernaperna Women’s Group The group is currently knitting and crocheting blankets for First Nations peoples in palliative care across Australia. Pernaperna is a friendly...

From the archives

30 years ago June 28, 1994 Members of the Macedon Calder Action Group (MCAG) urges fellow residents to help push for a rural bypass to the...

Farm starts a ’Kindness Club’

A Lancefield animal sanctuary is launching a new school holiday program called ‘Kindness Club’, which promotes kindness and compassion towards farmed animals. Edgar’s Mission Farm...

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New Woodend Station waiting room

A new waiting room was built at Woodend Railway Station, equipped with modern features and taking architectural inspiration from the station's heritage-listed building on...