Award winners celebrated

Community members gathered in Victory Park Wednesday for the annual Australia Day-Survival Day event and the announcement of our community award winners. Young Citizen of the Year Billy Lister, Citizen of the Year Kerry Reid, Mayor Bill Maltby, Senior Citizen of the Year Kelly Skinner and Event of the Year – Gold Sounds Music Conference representative Fionna Allan pictured were all smiles after the ceremony. Four locals and a former Castlemaine resident have also received Australia Day Honours. See today’s Mail for our extensive Australia Day Awards coverage.

Lisa Dennis
Editor of the Castlemaine Mail newspaper and senior journalist on our sister paper the Midland Express. Over the last 24 years Lisa been proudly reporting news in the Mount Alexander and Macedon Ranges communities.