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Black day remembered

Many people still remember the events that unfolded on Saturday, February 7, 2009. The Black Saturday fires that swept across Victoria caused catastrophic damage and...

Residents shelter from bushfire

Residents around Benloch in the Macedon Ranges were told to shelter indoors during a bushfire last Tuesday. An emergency warning was issued about the blaze...

Macedon Ranges bushfire threatens homes

Residents in the regional area of Benloch in the Macedon Ranges have been told to shelter indoors immediately due to an out-of-control bushfire. An emergency...

Aware and alert call for residents

Hume mayor Cr Carly Moore has reminded residents to be safe during summer. Cr Moore said heatwaves, fire and extreme weather conditions were all realities...

Fire work spend for schools

Schools across the Macedon Ranges are set to benefit from much-needed maintenance work. More than 25 schools across the area will share in more than...

Bushfire defence raised

New technology will be used to protect parts of the Macedon Ranges from bushfires caused by power line failures. Works were carried out in Malmsbury...

Burn-off warning

Sunbury and Macedon Ranges landowners are urged to take extra care with any burn-offs as the weather warms up. Macedon Ranges council, in consultation with...

Three rescued from fire

Police helped save three people and a dog from a house fire in Werribee on Tuesday. Detectives from the Wyndham Crime Investigation Unit were on...

Fire centre cashed up

A new state emergency management institute in Mount Macedon is a step closer, with the state government announcing funding details last week. To get the...

Planned burn-offs ready to fire

If you see a lot of smoke around Little River early next month, don’t be alarmed. Wyndham council’s controlled burn program is starting on April...

Macedon Ranges burn restrictions lifted on small blocks

Burning-off restrictions have been lifted for land parcels below 4000 square metres in the Macedon Ranges to assist residents in getting fire ready. Macedon Ranges...

CFA house fires warning

Firefighters have pleaded with residents to play it smart, especially in their kitchens, following the release of new data that shows brigades were called...

Long fire season comes to an end

Fire restrictions will be lifted across the Macedon Ranges and Hume on Monday, signalling the end of a long and dramatic bushfire season. But...

Fire affected families receiving ‘amazing’ support

As many as 10 families whose houses were destroyed or damaged during last October’s bushfire near Lancefield are receiving weekly visits from a case...

Emergency warning issued for Kyneton fire

The CFA has issued an emergency warning for residents near Edgecombe, Woodleigh Heights, Bald Hill and Kyneton as a bushfire continues to burn.  The fire...

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Country football, netball club grants open

Applications for the Country Football and Netball program grants are now open. The $5 million state government initiative is designed to support clubs to...