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LOCAL POZIBLE CAMPAIGN ‘KIDS BUSINESS’ LAUNCHED.

LOCAL POZIBLE CAMPAIGN ‘KIDS BUSINESS’ LAUNCHED. Castlemaine Secondary College Student Well-being Support... more

Citizen historians

I must congratulate Mount Alexander shire on the decision to implement the... more

Is an Ethical Superannuation Fund Best?

Can an ethical super fund deliver us an income in our retirement... more

A train ride worth more than gold for a group of people living with MD

Tomorrow will be a wonderful day in the lives of a group... more

Mittagundi – “one of the best experiences of my life”

For those who don’t already know, Mittagundi is an outdoor education centre... more

How to Cure Retirement

Kevin Vallence When I retired, my wife told me to join a... more

Castlemaine Instagram Tour

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Life

A train ride worth more than gold for a group of people living with MD

Tomorrow will be a wonderful day in the lives of a group... more

Mittagundi – “one of the best experiences of my life”

For those who don’t already know, Mittagundi is an outdoor education centre... more

Uninvited calls and being human

Well it just happened. One of those uninvited phonecalls, wanting to speak... more

How to Cure Retirement

Kevin Vallence When I retired, my wife told me to join a... more

The Potager: History, Art and Influence

The Australian Garden History Society Seminar- The Potager: History, Art and Influence... more

New book at Bokeh

New book at Bokeh Sixty people gathered at Bokeh Gallery in Daylesford... more

Local

First Anzac day in Castlemaine 1916

COMMEMORATING ANZAC [Mount Alexander mail 13 April 1916 AN IMPERISHABLE NATIONAL DAY-MEDALLIONS... more

Talking Justice in Bendigo

Is there always a clear and just solution to every problem? How... more

A train ride worth more than gold for a group of people living with MD

Tomorrow will be a wonderful day in the lives of a group... more

Doug Alderson – Furniture Maker

Doug Alderson lives and works in the Castlemaine area. Doug makes beautiful,... more

Nests and Vegetables. An Exhibition Review.

A vegetable fetish. Its not often that you come across one however... more

Man Bites Dog In Magazine World

A stunning makeover by one of Australia’s longest-running independent magazines – Earth... more

Sustainability

The Potager: History, Art and Influence

The Australian Garden History Society Seminar- The Potager: History, Art and Influence... more

Yoga and Castlemaine Landcare

Yoga & Castlemaine Landcare Working Bee Sunday 30th March 10am Happy Valley... more

Backyard Bee Workshop

The Goldfields Sustainability Group in conjunction with the Central Victorian Apiarists Association... more

Man Bites Dog In Magazine World

A stunning makeover by one of Australia’s longest-running independent magazines – Earth... more

Is industrial hemp the ultimate energy crop?

By Thomas Prade, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Bioenergy is currently the... more

Infinito Gold to sue Costa Rica for protecting its forests

Infinito Gold, a Canadian mining company, just slapped Costa Rica with a $1... more

Arts

Nests and Vegetables. An Exhibition Review.

A vegetable fetish. Its not often that you come across one however... more

Arts Open Castlemaine 2014

Take a look at the amazing line-up. On now: Arts Open 2014... more

Friday music: Harmonium, by Rogue Wave

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Bridge Hotel and Theatre Royal nominated in The Age Music Victoria Awards

By Kellie Jackson The Bridge Hotel and Theatre Royal are among five... more

Nazi bust: Unknown Marc Chagall painting found among works seized from Munich flat

Previously unknown works by Marc Chagall and Otto Dix are among the... more

48 journalists asked the same question with varying replies of despair

Joss Whedon, director of The Avengers, has a history of writing strong... more

Fiction

Scotch thistle

Scotch thistle, what made you so cynical about the rest of us?... more

Winter Sorrow

This poem was written to tell the story of the picture taken... more

Grandmother Grief

By Gloria Meltzer (as appeared in the Age and Sydney Morning Herald)... more

Seamus Heaney’s 1995 Nobel Lecture

When I first encountered the name of the city of Stockholm, I... more

Hash browns v new potatoes

By Ron Burrows Can you picture a waitress with  ‘scrambled yellow hair... more

Attention writers!

Get your work published alongside the likes of Brian Doyle, Alice Pung... more

Culture

Backsliders play Castlemaine

Australian rock and blues legends Backsliders (AKA Dom Turner and Midnight Oil’s... more

Talking Justice in Bendigo

Is there always a clear and just solution to every problem? How... more

Nests and Vegetables. An Exhibition Review.

A vegetable fetish. Its not often that you come across one however... more

The Potager: History, Art and Influence

The Australian Garden History Society Seminar- The Potager: History, Art and Influence... more

New book at Bokeh

New book at Bokeh Sixty people gathered at Bokeh Gallery in Daylesford... more

Man Bites Dog In Magazine World

A stunning makeover by one of Australia’s longest-running independent magazines – Earth... more