History

Maldon’s makeover powers ahead

The first stage of historic Maldon's multi-million dollar makeover is well under way, with works to move the town's electricity underground powering ahead. Bendigo West...

Mid-20th century Kyneton captured in calendar

Life in mid-20th century Kyneton features in the Midland Express 2021 'The Way We Were' Kyneton calendar, now available from our office at 3...

Profound change: Film documents feminist movement

Castlemaine's Theatre Royal is looking forward to again partnering with the Castlemaine Documentary Film Festival on a screening tomorrow of must-see feature-length doco, Brazen...

Hot rod stalwarts honoured

Castlemaine hot rod stalwarts Larry and Mary O'Toole have been recognised with a special 'Legends' award by the Australian Street Rod Federation. The founders of...

Advocate speaks for dual naming

Well-known Castlemaine Aboriginal rights activist Vic Say has spoken out in favour of place-naming measures to acknowledge the region's Indigenous history. Mr Say has been...

A salute to women

Macedon Ranges author Kathy Mexted has penned a riveting salute to women who refused to keep their feet on the ground. From pioneering and outback...

An ‘act of intellectual reconciliation’

The ancient methods traditional Indigenous cultures used to memorise important information had to work. They could literally mean the difference between life and death. Now prolific...

Reflection on a pandemic

Goldfields Libraries are inviting community members to share their experience of life in lockdown. Contributions will be included in an online blog, printed book and...

Kyneton street name tarnished with blood

A Kyneton resident who believes his street name is tarnished with the blood of slaughtered Indigenous people has begun a campaign to have it...

Malmsbury marks cultural heritage

New cultural signage has been installed at Malmsbury Common Reserve in conjunction with Djandak, the business enterprise of the Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal...

WORLD HERITAGE BID

Castlemaine and surrounds are in plum position to benefit from a momentous bid to see the wider Central Victorian Goldfields attain World Heritage listing. In...

Grand old dame gets a makeover

Works to restore and preserve Castlemaine's historic Market Building are continuing to draw a huge amount of interest. The Express caught up with heritage contractors...

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