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Featured Stories

Pitch your way to success

For the first time, Castlemaine has been selected as a host town... more

The Dead Salesmen Vinyl Launch w/ Mark with the Sea

Where: The Bridge Hotel, Castlemaine When: Friday April 24. Doors Open at... more

Shakespeare in the Castlemaine Botanic Gardens

OZACT presents Shakespeare’s AS YOU LIKE IT At Castlemaine Botanic Gardens on... more

African Children’s Choir to perform in Bendigo

Bendigo residents will be treated to a unique musical experience when the... more

State Festival’s “Slow” show

Among the many visual art exhibitions in Castlemaine during the state festival,... more

Full Moon and Stars – Painting Exhibition

New paintings by Jeff Gardner at the former historic Maldon 1863 Uniting... more

Castlemaine Instagram Tour

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Life

Smart Meter Shock!!

Based on the growing concern in Castlemaine (and throughout the world!), smart... more

Community is is the Answer

Film Screening this Thursday 13th November: ‘The Castlemaine Story: Innovation Towards Sustainability’... more

New book on the history of Malmsbury Reservoir

Malmsbury Reservoir – A history in news articles and pictures, by Rod... more

Watts MND Bike Challenge

Watts MND Bike Challenge The challenge for these 4 crazy cyclists is... more

Smart meters are about as dangerous as …

By Jonathan Borwein (Jon), University of Newcastle and David H. Bailey, University... more

Wittenoom My youtube movie

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Local

RSPCA MILLION PAWS WALK CASTLEMAINE

DON’T DRAG YOUR PAWS! RSPCA Castlemaine Million Paws Walk registrations gather momentum.... more

Shakespeare in the Castlemaine Botanic Gardens

OZACT presents Shakespeare’s AS YOU LIKE IT At Castlemaine Botanic Gardens on... more

African Children’s Choir to perform in Bendigo

Bendigo residents will be treated to a unique musical experience when the... more

Full Moon and Stars – Painting Exhibition

New paintings by Jeff Gardner at the former historic Maldon 1863 Uniting... more

The Laudanum Project are on their way!

The Laudanum Project are on their way to Old Castlemaine Gaol to... more

LARISSA TANDY WITH STRINE SINGERS RETURN TO AUSTRALIA WITH NEW SINGLE AND TOUR

LARISSA TANDY WITH STRINE SINGERS RETURN TO AUSTRALIA WITH NEW SINGLE AND... more

Sustainability

Showcasing Local Climate Leadership

The 6th annual Macedon Ranges Sustainable Living Festival returns this year showcasing... more

Earth Garden Presents

former head gardener at the Diggers Club Simon Rickard with his beautifully... more

Greens Benefit Gig @ TheBridgeHotel

Benefit Gig for the Mount Alexander Greens ahead of the Victorian Election... more

REDISCOVERING THE COUNTRY

To restore the world we need to re-charge our batteries. We can’t... more

A HISTORY OF SUSTAINABILITY IN MOUNT ALEXANDER SHIRE

A HISTORY OF SUSTAINABILITY IN MOUNT ALEXANDER SHIRE The recent upsurge of... more

‘Radio Roundup’

‘Radio Roundup’ with Ben Boyang &, Rusty Nails 3-5 Wenzdays This week-... 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

Pioneering Widow With Six Children Walked Overland From Adelaide To Castlemaine.

In 1851 a powerful little Cornish lady, who is buried in the... more

NO WORRIES (AUSTRALIA DAY)

To those who we know or will see walking along the street... more

Trains

Trains I’ve always had an unrelenting passion for trains – their signature... more

Book launch of Tiger Stone by Castlemaine author Deryn Mansell

Castlemaine Library in association with Black Dog Books invites you to the... more

Letter to Julian

Dear Julian I hope you are still OK in the Uruguayan Embassy.... more

Scotch thistle

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

Culture

Pitch your way to success

For the first time, Castlemaine has been selected as a host town... more

Shakespeare in the Castlemaine Botanic Gardens

OZACT presents Shakespeare’s AS YOU LIKE IT At Castlemaine Botanic Gardens on... more

African Children’s Choir to perform in Bendigo

Bendigo residents will be treated to a unique musical experience when the... more

Full Moon and Stars – Painting Exhibition

New paintings by Jeff Gardner at the former historic Maldon 1863 Uniting... more

The Laudanum Project are on their way!

The Laudanum Project are on their way to Old Castlemaine Gaol to... more

LARISSA TANDY WITH STRINE SINGERS RETURN TO AUSTRALIA WITH NEW SINGLE AND TOUR

LARISSA TANDY WITH STRINE SINGERS RETURN TO AUSTRALIA WITH NEW SINGLE AND... more