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


Open Day - Maldon Fire Station

Maldon Fire Brigade and Castlemaine State Emergency Services volunteers joined forces last Sunday for an open day at the Maldon Fire Station.  

This was part of a range of events that will be held this month by fire brigades across the region in the lead-up to the 2019/2020 fire danger season...

New Life for Historic Goldfields Tourism Attractions

The historic towns of Maldon and Castlemaine in the Goldfields region are being reinvigorated with support from the Andrews Labor Government to bring the towns and their significant tourism assets back to life.

Last week, Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes and Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards visited the Maldon Streetscape project and the Victorian Goldfields Railway in Castlemaine, both popular tourism offerings in the region...

Hill Climb Celebrates 90 Years

It’s the oldest active hill climb in Australia and it’s on this weekend, when Maldon will come alive with the sounds of revving engines as historic cars and bikes trying their luck at Mt Tarrengower.  

Practice is tomorrow (Saturday 19 October) and the main event is on Sunday.  You’re welcome to come and enjoy the spectacle on both days.  

And more ...


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