A time for reflection

Australia Day-Survival Day commenced with a poignant smoking ceremony led by local Jaara elder Uncle Rick Nelson on Leanganook (Mount Alexander) at dawn on Tuesday. Uncle Rick later welcomed community members to the Australia Day-Survival Day service at Victory Park. For full details on all our 2021 award winners see the Castlemaine Mail. Out Now.

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.