Community

Celebrating our volunteers

National Volunteer Week is Australia’s largest annual celebration of volunteering and is held from May 20 to 26, providing an opportunity for organisations to acknowledge the people who give their time, experience and talents freely to the community.

The Good Coat Drive is back!

The Salvation Army Castlemaine is urging local community members to dig deep and donate whatever they can to support them in their vital work supporting the most vulnerable in our community as part of the 2024 Red Shield Appeal.

Volunteers Expo on soon

During National Volunteer Week (May 20-26), Australia’s largest annual celebration of volunteering, Dhelkaya Health and Castlemaine Community House (CCH) are delighted to invite local organisations to participant in the '2024 Volunteer Expo' at the Castlemaine Town Hall on Tuesday May 21.

All welcome at VIEW

The members of the Castlemaine Evening VIEW Club (Voice, Interests, Education of Women) are celebrating the club's 28th birthday in June, and are proud of their achievements over the years, and still a strong and vibrant club. The primary aim of the club is to raise money for The Smith Family 'Learning for Life' program, providing funds for disadvantaged young Australians to get the most out of their education.

Degrowth Central Vic launch

As part of the Castlemaine Free University's (CFU) monthly gathering at the Northern Arts Hotel on Monday May 13, Degrowth Central Victoria will be holding their special launch event.

Celebrate local history!

Shedshaker Brewing’s 'Keg for Good' returns next week with the Castlemaine Historical Society Inc being this month’s recipient.

A zen meditation to raise awareness

An action on the steps of the Castlemaine Market Building this Saturday April 27 aims to increase awareness about the Climate Change Amendment Bill.

Supporting youth mental health

Headspace has been supporting the young people of Bendigo and surrounds for 12 years, providing vital access to mental health services.

Lions and Falcons light up

The Mount Alexander Women’s Sports Club, Mount Alexander Falcons and Harcourt Lions footy and cricket players will be scoring goals and taking wickets well into the evening at Harcourt Recreation Reserve, thanks to a recent lighting upgrade.

Your community house welcomes you

Castlemaine Community House (CCH) has a new executive officer and she is throwing open the doors for Term 2 and welcoming everyone in to explore how they can learn a new skill, meet new people and connect with local services.

Mental health training

Lifeline, a leading provider of crisis support and suicide prevention services, is pleased to announce a series of

New co-op celebrates launch

The Castlemaine Community Investment Co-operative launch at the Castlemaine Town Hall on March 6 was a fitting community celebration of co-operative’s recent formation. 

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