Climate activists take to the streets

A group of local climate activists caused quite a stir in Castlemaine on Thursday.

Climate crisis concert

The School Strike for Climate group from Castlemaine Secondary College will be hosting a concert on Saturday November 11 at The Goods...

Castlemaine climate activists defend trespassing charges

Castlemaine climate activists Bernard Tonkin, Dean Bridgfoot and Laura Levetan appeared at the Bendigo Magistrates Court on Monday facing charges of trespassing at the Bendigo branch of NAB.

Red Rebels to gather

Central Vic Climate Action is hosting a number of events to encourage creative action in response to the escalating environmental crisis including...

LISTEN: Local water storage discussed in new podcast

Goulburn-Murray Water has released a new podcast episode to help keep the community informed about how storages are managed.

Capping and rehabilitation completed at Castlemaine landfill

Mount Alexander Shire Council has completed capping and rehabilitation works at the Castlemaine Landfill site which represents one of the biggest projects...

Online mapping project for local tree-lovers

An exciting new tree mapping portal will allow people from central Victoria to "log" their favourite old trees.

The future of native forest logging

After decades of tireless campaigning conservation groups across the state let out a sigh of relief when the state government announced the end of native timber harvesting last month.

Local schools win sustainability awards

Two local schools have been recognised at the ResourceSmart Schools Award held in Melbourne last week for their amazing sustainability work. Chewton...

Wararack to launch climate plan

In response to the climate crisis, local coalition Wararack is launching a shire-wide, community-led effort to establish regenerative ways of living.
Members of Harcourt Valley Landcare want the council to conduct a thorough biodiversity assessment of the area as part of the council's strategic planning for the area.

Harcourt community calls for a thorough biodiversity audit

Residents of Harcourt are calling for Mount Alexander Shire Council to commit to a thorough assessment of the valley’s plants, animals and...

‘Don’t NAB our future’: students protest outside bank

The students are part of the movement, School Strikes for Climate, an Australia-wide student-led group of young people, united by their concern for the future of the planet.