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Life in a parallel universe – Photo makes NY exhibition

A photograph from Sandy Scheltema's 'Life in The Time of Corona Virus' series is among just 1000 selected from 35,000 images worldwide for an...

‘Miner must stay’

Castlemaine residents have raised concerns about potential plans to move the iconic gold miner monument at the entrance to town to pave the way...

Capturing life in the time of coronavirus

Trentham photographer Sandy Scheltema is thrilled to be successful in her Sustaining Creative Workers grant application, part of the Victorian Government's survival package for...

CHASING CARS Leo Pruneau’s designs come to life in iconic Australian wheels

Not many people can lay claim to having flown first class on every business trip, and on the Concorde five times, but Leo Pruneau...

Malmsbury in isolation

Malmsbury photographer Adam Brentnall has embarked on a project to document this never-before-experienced pandemic lockdown on his community. Faced with the prospect of the majority...

Secrets of the past

On April 16, 1970, the Kyneton Folk Museum opened its doors to the public. Fifty years later, the building now known as the Kyneton...

Preserving living history

Kyneton will celebrate a centenary of scouting in about 18 months' time and thanks to the owners of S&K Signs, Simon and Kirsten Hinneberg,...

New works to conserve old treasure

Vital works to conserve Castlemaine's historic Buda House are to begin in coming days after the local attraction earlier secured a $120,000 state Living...

Upper circle sitting pretty – Vintage 1930s seating restored at Theatre Royal

Taking a seat in the upper circle at Castlemaine's historic Theatre Royal is acquiring a new significance. Seat by seat - row by row -...

A maid among men

It's 1968 and 19-year-old Dimity Pettifer, a young Arts undergraduate at Melbourne University, has left home for the first time and gone to live...

Bid to protect Gisborne avenues of honour

Unregistered avenues of honour in Gisborne and New Gisborne are at risk as the towns reshape for population growth. Several of the 100-year-old oak trees...

Co-located aged care and childcare planned for Old Kyneton Hospital

After years of false starts, new plans have emerged to restore the Old Kyneton Hospital building to its former glory following the site's sale...

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