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 | Newstead Country Store

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


This week in the Tarrangower Times


Back to school!

Maldon Primary School had about half the students attending with the grade Prep-2 students returning to face-to-face teaching last Tuesday. 

“It was wonderful to see all the children playing in the playground again, sharing what they have been doing for the last nine weeks and just reuniting friendships,” Principal Alisa Burdett said. “It really was lovely hearing the voices in the classrooms and the laughter in the playground again.”...

Maldon RSL turns 100!

The Maldon RSL officially turned 100 last Wednesday 20 May, 2020.

The branch had planned a dinner for the RSL members and partners on the Wednesday evening and a Picnic in the Park the following Sunday for the community to celebrate this milestone with the RSL Members.

Unfortunately, we were defeated by a silent enemy, COVID 19. 

In preparation for our 100th celebrations, the Maldon RSL members have focussed on preserving and presenting our memorabilia...

Bombers pays tribute to Scott Whitehead

WHITE Line Fever: ‘The phrase often used to describe that moment when a player steps into the arena and in doing so is transformed, but those who feel that fever often do so long before they step over the chalk.’

We’ve all heard the phrase and witnessed those who suffered it, but never really knew where the term came from or why.

That fever was more often than not derived from a passion and loyalty so deep that most of us mere mortals could never fully appreciate or understand. To those that knew him, Scott Whitehead was the embodiment of that passion and loyalty. He had the fever....

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