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Disability funding for Macedon schools

Gisborne Primary School is among 20 schools to receive funding as part of a state government disability inclusion package. The Victorian government announced more than...

A drop above the rest

A Mount Macedon distillery has been recognised with three gold medals at the 2021 International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC). Founded by Michael Harris and...

Listening to elders

Proud Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung man Uncle Andrew Gardiner has received a new role within the First Peoples Assembly of Victoria, which is working to...

Connection to country

Hume councillors have endorsed a proposal to rename three conservation areas in Sunbury using Woi Wurrung language. Last week councillors approved the commencement...

Arbitration request costs ratepayers $3000

An application for an internal arbitration process between two Hume councillors has cost ratepayers $3000. Councillor Trevor Dance made an application for a misconduct finding...

Tourism funding boost

Daylesford and Macedon Ranges’ hard done by tourism sector has received a boost with $100,000 in funding announced to deliver a marketing campaign. The...

Young legal minds honoured

Hume council’s best and brightest young legal minds have been recognised by the Victorian Bar for their academic excellence. Fourteen recipients from schools including...

Police seek witnesses after stabbing on Sunbury-bound train

Police are seeking witnesses to a stabbing on a Sunbury-bound train last week. It is alleged a man travelling on a train between Footscray...

Coaches replacing trains as major power outage limits V/Line services across the state

Coaches are being organised to replace V/Line trains across the state, as a major power outage in the CBD has severely limited the regional...

Ranges towns are hot property

The average time that properties in Woodend and Gisborne spent on the market was cut by more than two weeks in the year to...

High suicide rate cause for concern

Advocates have voiced their concerns at the state of mental health in the Macedon Ranges, as they struggle to identify the cause of the...

Grant help make memoir a reality

An author in the Macedon Ranges has received a prestigious grant that will help fly her north to write the first ever memoir of...

Jobless rate on the rise

Unemployment is on the rise in Sunbury and the Macedon Ranges as Hume records the highest jobless rate in the state. National Skills Commission...

Inspired by nature

For photographer Tiffany Warner, there’s no place like the Macedon Ranges to hone her craft. “My family and I left the Macedon Ranges for...

Rare plants on show

A garden containing rare and unusual plants in Macedon is opening to the public later this month. Stephen Ryan will accept guests to his...

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Pharmacies ready to vaccinate

Pharmacies across Sunbury are ready and waiting for federal government approval to administer COVID-19 vaccinations, as new research indicates stocking pharmacies is the key...

Lockdown extended