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


Towards a Dementia Friendly Community

The possibility of making Maldon a dementia-friendly community was discussed at an information session held in Maldon last week.  

The session was conducted by Simone Hoffman, who works out of Dementia Australia’s Bendigo office.  It was run with the support of Maldon’s local business community and Maldon Hospital Health Promotion Officer Liza Shaw...

Trash, Treasure and Art

It’s not too late to book your place for the Maldon Town Wide Garage Sale being held on Saturday 30 March. 

This popular event will run in conjunction with the Maldon Art Walk’s One Person’s Trash Is Another Person’s Treasure where the main streets of Maldon become a virtual gallery from 16 to 31 March.  

The Maldon Art Walk 3-D exhibition will see sculptures and installations strategically placed in participating shop windows, hotels, cafes and courtyard gardens...

The Race (Ya) Is On

The family-fun day Race Ya! is on Sunday 31 March at the Maldon Racecourse Reserve, corner of Bendigo and Lewis Roads from 10am to 3pm. 

We started Race Ya! last year to raise awareness and funds for the Asthma Foundation, in memory of my son Ned Cameron, who died of an acute asthma attack just over two years ago, at age 14.  

We are hoping to make people more informed about asthma. Ned only ever had ‘mild’ asthma and I remember the first time I went to my doctor, a couple of days after his death, and she told me a third of the people who die of asthma, only have ‘mild’ asthma, and I was shocked...

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