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Transitioning to independent housing

While there are significant barriers to accessing suitable housing in Castlemaine, a small number of local families have successfully transitioned a family...
Pastoral Care Coordinator at Castlemaine Health Danni Moore invites local community members to view their online Remembrance Service of Reflections and Memories and pause and remember those beloved community members who have passed.

Reflections and memories

Castlemaine Health is pleased to offer its annual Remembrance Service of Reflections and Memories as an online service.Continuing COVID-19 restrictions require everyone...

Full house for launch

The community turned out in force for the long awaited official launch of the Mount Alexander Shire Disability Advocacy Group (MASDAG) Disability...
George Milford and his kaleidoscope. Photo: Jim Foley.

A kaleidoscope of memories

George Milford produced a home made kaleidoscope to recall memories of people and events at the final service at the Newstead Uniting...

Take a cultural field trip

Mount Alexander Shire Council’s Mondo Lounge invites young people to discover more about Indigenous culture by taking part in a field trip...

St Vinnie’s thank you

St Vinnie's Foodbank hosted a morning tea at St Mary's Catholic Church last Friday to thank representatives of Castlemaine and district churches,...

Rotary celebrates 100 years

Members of the Castlemaine Rotary Club recently met to celebrate Rotary's 100th anniversary.Rotary started in Australia with the first club formed being...

Seniors set to roar

A special information meeting of the Positive Ageing Advocacy Group (PAAG) was held recently at the Castlemaine Community House to inform various...

Shelter receives outpouring of support

Shedshaker Brewing held a special fundraising screening of film 'Kangaroo - A Love-Hate Story' at The Taproom at The Mill Complex on...

New era for historic school

Grey skies and rain didn't deter the Winters Flat Primary School community from turning out in force to celebrate the official opening...

Accessing the Big Build

How can we strategically access the state government’s Big Build funding to invest in social housing?As part of the Mount Alexander Shire...

Anzacs honoured

Our Anzacs were honoured at services across the region on Anzac Day. Community members turning out in force to show their respects...

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Vaccination rates reach new milestone

In positive news there were no new covid cases in the Mount Alexander Shire overnight and local active cases have been revised down...