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



Are you a budding writer, or love a challenge?

Well this competition might just be for you!

Called Flash Fiction, the aim is to write a short story in 150 words that includes the word ‘heritage’.Yes, that’s the strict limit for the word count and it has to include the heading.

Mike Smythe from The Book Wolf in Main Street, Maldon is generously sponsoring the competition. There are two sections – the Open Section and the Primary Schools Section – and the winners will receive a $50 voucher and $25 voucher respectively from The Book Wolf.

The competition closes on Friday, October 11 at 5pm. The finalists and the winning entries will be published in the TT.

Entries can be sent to the Tarrangower Times, P.O. Box 18, Maldon 3463, emailed to Jeff or dropped into the TT’s office 4/93 High Street, Maldon 3463.

Terms & Conditions of Entry

  1. The competition is open to all ages. 
  2. Works must be 150 words or less and in English. 
  3. Applications will be judged anonymously. 
  4. Entries will be independently judged and only finalists and winners will be notified. The judges’ decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered into. 
  5. The finalists will be published in the Tarrangower Times and this agreement for publication is a condition of entry. 
  6. The finalists will be displayed at the Book Wolf and at the Athenaem Library in Maldon. This agreement for display is a condition of entry. 
  7. Only previously unpublished work will be accepted. 
  8. There is no entry fee. 
  9. Multiple entries and simultaneous submissions are allowed. 
  10. Tarrangower Times reserves the right to reject any entries that do not follow entry guidelines. Our decision is final and correspondence will not be entered into.

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