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


Nuggetty Landcare Donates for Drought Relief

It started as a conversation around putting Care Packages together consisting of personal items such as soaps and shampoo for the drought affected farming community in Queensland and New South Wales. 

It culminated in Betty Taylor and her husband Alec and a founding member of Nuggetty Land Protection Group putting a motion that was unanimously supported for a $1,000 donation to be given to Rural Aid...

LGBTI Inclusive Services at Hospital

Maldon Hospital is committed to improving services for those who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender or Intersex (LGBTI), and is working on Rainbow Tick Accreditation, a quality assurance measure of LGBTI inclusivity. 

Maldon Hospital values the lived experience of LGBTI consumers, and the impact this experience can bring on service improvements...

New Face at the Times

Maldon resident Barry Robinson is now editing the Times, starting this week.  

An experienced writer who has worked in advertising agencies across Australia and overseas, Barry is a brand creative director.

Having grown up in a small country town in Western Australia, Barry knows the ins and outs of living in a rural community.  “I’ve lived in Maldon for a whole year and look forward to being called a blow in, even if I’m still living here in 20 years’ time!” Barry said.

If you have any news tips or stories, please call Barry on 0416 221 655.

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