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Includes My Wyndham and My Brimbank feature columns.

MY PLACE: Michelle Huggan

Michelle Huggan is about a week into her new role as principal at Killara Primary School. She chats with Esther Lauaki. What is your connection...

Meet Sunbury business owner Michelle Hower

Michelle Hower has fond memories of growing up in Sunbury. So, when she started looking for somewhere to open a cafe, Sunbury immediately came...

My Macedon Ranges: Wildlife rescue volunteer Sue Anderson

Sue Anderson has been devoting her time, energy and equipment to rescuing injured wildlife for the past 18 years. What is your connection to the...

Bolinda’s Rob McIntyre

Rob McIntyre has always called Bolinda home. He's been involved in local sport in just about every way possible. He chats with Serena Seyfort.   What’s...

Kyneton’s Joan Foote-Jackson

Kyneton swimming and water safety teacher Joan Foote-Jackson was awarded the 2017 Swim Teacher for Infants, Toddlers and Preschool Award by Aquatics and Recreation...

MY PLACE: Molly Hemburrow

Molly Hemburrow has footy fever. The 16-year-old Sunbury resident, who works with the Western Bulldogs, is keen on a football career. She speaks with...

Meet Deborah Mullins

Photographic artist Deborah Mullins uses the region's landscape as her muse, particularly her own four-acre property, Hesket Farm. She speaks with Serena Seyfort.     What’s...

Christine Pruneau on being passionate about people power

Christine Pruneau is passionate about people power. The secretary of the Macedon Ranges Residents’ Association spoke to Esther Lauaki about what drives her.   What’s your connection...

Dr Sandra Morrow on retiring as a GP in Gisborne

Dr Sandra Morrow is retiring after more than two decades as a GP in Gisborne. She reflects on her role in the community as she...

Sue Love on giving her time generously to help others

Sue Love is a self-proclaimed Malmsbury enthusiast and gives of her time generously to help others. She spoke to Esther Lauaki about her vision for...

Fiona Corke on rescuing animals in the Macedon Ranges

Fiona Corke has gone from Ramsay Street to rescuing animals in the Macedon Ranges. She talks to Esther Lauaki about her greatest passions.   What’s your connection to...

Mother of two Sonia Hennessy on discovering Kangatraining

Gisborne mother of two Sonia Hennessy discovered Kangatraining while researching exercise courses … now she’s offering mums a training option that includes their bubs. The 43-year-old...

Max Langshaw on spending much of his life in the clouds

Community and family have kept Max Langshaw firmly grounded, even though much of his life has been spent in the clouds. He talks to Esther...

Rex Pilgrim on volunteering with the SES, CFA and Scouts

As a volunteer with groups including the SES, CFA and Scouts, Gisborne’s Rex Pilgrim says there’s always something to keep him busy. He talks with...

Chieko Hester immerses herself in Gisborne’s art scene

Japanese-born origamist Chieko Hester tells reporter Matt Crossman it wasn’t until she moved to Gisborne that she immersed herself in the art world.   How long...

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Two hospitalised following crash in Diggers Rest

A serious crash involving multiple vehicles on the Calder Freeway at the Diggers Rest - Bulla Road overpass this afternoon has left a child...

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