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Are there better options for the Cathedral Range?

Are there better options for the Cathedral Range? SO far in 2024, there have been three rescues at the Cathedral Range.

SO far in 2024, there have been three rescues at the Cathedral Range. The most recent one was on June 14 on Sugarloaf Peak with no track name mentioned (injury), and the other two were on Wells Cave Track, on June 9 (stuck) and January 19 (injury). In 2023, there were five rescues. They were […]

The future of the Central Highlands’ forests discussed in Parliament

The future of the Central Highlands’ forests discussed in Parliament The future of the Central Highlands' forests discussed in Parliament

ON Monday, May 27, Environment Minister Steve Dimopoulos was questioned about the Great Outdoors Taskforce (GOT) as well as the Victorian Environmental Assessment Authority (VEAC) and the Eminent Panel for Community Engagement (EPCE). Labor’s Michael Galea asked Minister Dimopoulos about the GOT’s remit, parameters, timelines and projects. Minister Dimopoulos responded that the GOT “should bring […]

Victory bee sweet

Victory bee sweet Liz from Dindi Bee Supplies with her award.

A HONEY produced from a beehive in Alexandra has won a prize at the annual conference of the Victorian Apiarist’s Association (VAA). It was provided to Liz Baker who runs her Dindi Bee Supplies business at 15 High Street in Yea. She says her creamed honey was decided as the winner in its competition class […]

Hospital amalgamation accusations and denials

Hospital amalgamation accusations and denials Hospital amalgamation accusations and denials

ON Friday, June 14, Shadow Minister for Health, Georgie Crozier, released a statement saying, “Victorian patients and regional communities are paying the price for Labor’s financial mismanagement as the Allan Labor Government admits health services will have their funding cut. “[On Friday, June 14] Minister for Health, Mary-Anne Thomas, confirmed at least 20 health services […]

Pony club members go on an adventure

Pony club members go on an adventure Pony club members go on an adventure

OVER the weekend of June 8 and 9, the members of the Alexandra Horse and Pony Club embarked on an adventure into the beautiful bushland of Oxley Recreation Reserve, home to the Moyhu Pony Club. Nestled in the heart of nature, this reserve offers fantastic amenities for both equine enthusiasts and campers alike. The riders […]

Container Deposit Scheme returns $102,137.40 to shire

Container Deposit Scheme returns $102,137.40 to shire Container Deposit Scheme returns $102,137.40 to shire

THE Victorian Container Deposit Scheme launched on November 1, 2023, and in the seven months since, 1,021,374 containers have been deposited within Murrindindi Shire and over $102,137.40 has been returned to the local community. The following data was extracted on May 31. The Alexandra Football Netball Club returned over 89,000 containers and received close to […]

Magnetic pull to new form of fishing

Magnetic pull to new form of fishing Magnetic pull to new form of fishing

MAGNET fishing is becoming an increasingly popular mode of recreation for the average Australian, but many people don’t even know that it exists or what it consists of. The concept of magnet fishing is using strong magnets on the end of a rope to fish out various bits of treasure from waterways. People have fished […]

Menzies’ ‘The Dame’ clothing store opens

Menzies’ ‘The Dame’ clothing store opens Menzies' 'The Dame' clothing store opens

LAST Friday, June 7 saw the opening of ‘The Dame’, a new shop initiative from Menzies Support Services in partnership with Foundation Murrindindi. ‘The Dame’ can be found at 88A Grant Street, Alexandra, and sells vintage, retro, new and recycled boutique clothing for children, teenagers and adults. A number of people turned out for the […]

Community opposition to hospital amalgamations

Community opposition to hospital amalgamations Community opposition to hospital amalgamations

ONE of the key players in Yea’s public ‘Hands off our hospital’ campaign, Jan Beer spoke about the potential hospital amalgamations and how troubling they could be for the local community. “If they’re amalgamating, it’s not just Yea hospital, it’s all the country hospitals that are being amalgamated, this is what they’re proposing up at […]

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