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


Make our region a hub of sustainability

The Times recently spoke to Carmela Leone from Innovative Business Training about a very important upcoming seminar on Wednesday 27 September, at the Castlemaine Continuing Education building from 9am to 5pm.  

It will be the launch of the accredited short course ‘Apply environmentally sustainable work practices’. Partnership organisations: Mount Alexander Sustainability Group, the Newstead Enviroshop, DELWP and Sustainability Victoria are involved in the day’s program. 

Residents and business people are all invited to this exciting launch. Carmela said that, “It is hoped that people from all over the Shire of Mount Alexander will come along especially from Maldon.” The program will focus on how businesses and homes can save money by reducing their energy, water and waste...

Nicky Rose is off to Kona

Popular local personal trainer and fitness coach Nicky Rose (Fitness Studio 74) is off shortly to compete in the Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii, on 14 October.  

Nicky is travelling with some of her family (she has six children) her greatest supporters...

Maldon Twilight Dinner Update

Everyone will be delighted to know that the Maldon Twilight Dinner is in very safe hands under the leadership of Pamela Jewson and a new committee. 

Pamela has a long history in event management, spanning 20 years, after studying for an Advanced Diploma in Events Management, she also taught the subject, and was the co founder of the Golden Plate Awards, together with her business partner and husband Digby Hughes, of the Golden Plate Award in 2003. 

With the new committee, and a dedicated group of volunteers, Pamela is currently working on the finer details of the 2018 Maldon Twilight Dinner. This includes matters such as layout, catering, entertainment and all the other details that need to go together to ensure a successful and popular event, not just locally, but state wide...

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