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Greens to restore Goldfields rail passenger services

Victorian Greens leader Greg Barber has committed to reopen of Goldfields Rail... more

Castlemaine artist David Frazer & Paul Kelly join forces

Acclaimed Castlemaine artist David Frazer will have collaborator Paul Kelly to officially... more

A HISTORY OF SUSTAINABILITY IN MOUNT ALEXANDER SHIRE

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

OUR GREAT GUM FORESTS

OUR GREAT GUM FORESTS. [The Argus Sat 26 Jan 1889] BY TELEMACHUS.... more

THE GLOBAL ENERGY MARKET’S MOMENT OF TRUTH

THE GLOBAL ENERGY MARKET’S MOMENT OF TRUTH Standard If you want to... more

Ranjini and the Fortune Teller

My son is married to Anusha, a Sri Lankan of Dutch/Sinhalese descent.... more

Castlemaine Instagram Tour

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Life

Coalition gives young people an on-air voice

Member for Northern Victoria Amanda Millar today announced the opening of the... more

Female Family Law Solicitor available in Castlemaine

Experienced female Family Law Solicitor, working in a variety of areas of... more

‘Radio Roundup’

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

Time Bank for Castlemaine residents

Talented but cash-strapped Castlemaine residents can gain access to valuable skills and... 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

Local

Castlemaine artist David Frazer & Paul Kelly join forces

Acclaimed Castlemaine artist David Frazer will have collaborator Paul Kelly to officially... more

Coalition gives young people an on-air voice

Member for Northern Victoria Amanda Millar today announced the opening of the... more

Scar Stories Exhibition – presented by Mount Alexander Shire Council

Castlemaine’s iconic Phee Broadway Theatre is showcasing a series of photographic portraits... more

‘Radio Roundup’

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

MONSTER MEETING MAY 9 1853

MONSTER MEETING AT CASTLEMAINE.In consequence of the wanton and unjustifiable destruction, by... more

A cross-section of training and learning needs finds Mount Alexander Shire facing significant change.

Newly appointed manager of Castlemaine Continuing Education Steve Jackson met on Wednesday... more

Sustainability

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

Time Bank for Castlemaine residents

Talented but cash-strapped Castlemaine residents can gain access to valuable skills and... more

Learning how to grow great fruit

With many people now trying to grow more of their own food,... more

CLIMATE CHANGE-THE BIGGER PICTURE

CLIMATE CHANGE: THE BIGGER PICTURE Charles Eisenstein challenges our obsession with climate... 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

Castlemaine artist David Frazer & Paul Kelly join forces

Acclaimed Castlemaine artist David Frazer will have collaborator Paul Kelly to officially... more

Heatwave TPP at CASPA

Heatwave TPP Press Release June 12, 2014 Heatwave TPP June 21, 9pm... more

OUR GREAT GUM FORESTS

OUR GREAT GUM FORESTS. [The Argus Sat 26 Jan 1889] BY TELEMACHUS.... more

Coalition gives young people an on-air voice

Member for Northern Victoria Amanda Millar today announced the opening of the... more

Scar Stories Exhibition – presented by Mount Alexander Shire Council

Castlemaine’s iconic Phee Broadway Theatre is showcasing a series of photographic portraits... more

Ranjini and the Fortune Teller

My son is married to Anusha, a Sri Lankan of Dutch/Sinhalese descent.... more