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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...

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...

Kindness to Elders

A ‘Kindness to Elders’ event was held in Macedon for World Elder Abuse Awareness day, brought together by the efforts of several local groups...

Birds of a feather

Mountview Theatre in Macedon was filled with colour and music for an event featuring folk singer Judy Small. The lunchtime event was organised by Sunbury...

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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...