Maldon and districts community newspaper

The Tarrangower Times community newspaper reports on news and events in Maldon (Australia's first notable town), Newstead, Baringhup, Castlemaine, Walmer, Muckleford and surrounding areas.

The Tarrangower Times is available from the following outlets or by Subscription if you are outside our readership areas.

Castlemaine Newsagency | Loddon House Caravan Park & General Store, Baringhup | Maldon Newsagency | Busk Newstead

Cost: $1.40 | Published: Every Friday | Circulation: 668
Achievements: Celebrated 150 years in 2008.


This week in the Tarrangower Times


Streetscape: Have Your Say

Don’t forget that you’re invited to a community forum on Tuesday 13 June next week, from 6.45pm-8.15pm at the Maldon Community Centre, to discuss streetscape design options for the town centre. 

Under discussion will be issues such as paving, lighting and street furniture.  “Working within the Maldon Design Guidelines, we can all work together to preserve Maldon’s beautifully preserved streetscapes,” said Mayor and local Councillor Sharon Telford. “We encourage everyone who uses the town centre, or is passionate about preserving the town’s heritage values, to come along to find out more about the project.”

If you’d like to attend the forum, please contact Dallas on 5471 1768 or

MULGA Planting Day

Thirteen hard-working MULGA volunteers planted 30 trees and 70 shrubs at a community planting day last Sunday morning, at the end of Mill Street.  

The plants were grown from locally collected seed and the project was supported by a community grant from North Central Catchment Management Authority... 

Learn How To Save Lives

Castlemaine District Health community health nurse Carol Waddington is available to provide free information and demonstration sessions for clubs and groups who wish to learn or retrain in the use of cardiac defibrillators as well an introduction to CPR.  

A defibrillator is a life-saving device used to treat a condition that occurs when the heart unexpectedly stops pumping due to a sudden knock or an underlying medical condition....

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