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Host of COVID restrictions scrapped

Close contact quarantine, proof of vaccination and mask mandates for most settings have been scrapped with a raft of other pandemic orders.

Mask rules to ease

A number of further changes to pandemic orders and public health recommendations in Victoria will come into place at 11.59pm on Friday...

Lifeguard shortage impacts pools

A shortage of lifeguards due to COVID has forced some changes to the operating hours for public outdoor pools in Castlemaine, Harcourt,...

Restrictions to ease on Friday

With hospitalisation numbers and community transmission decreasing and more than half of Victorians aged over 16 now vaccinated with three doses, a...

Vaccinated economy trials

The Victorian Government will conduct trials in businesses and events across highly vaccinated regional areas to help the state open progressively as...

Kyneton Health passes 25,000 COVID-19 tests

Kyneton Health’s Respiratory Assessment Clinic team recently celebrated a major milestone with more than 25,000 tests taken since the onset of COVID-19.

Hospitality hit hard

Labour market shortages and COVID uncertainty are placing strain on Macedon Ranges' hospitality industry. Many have successfully pivoted to...

FRONTLINE FIGHTER

In February 2020, the United States was still largely unaware of the impending COVID-19 pandemic. Yanti Turang, a Kyneton born and raised nurse who now...

Frontline workers receive vaccine

This week marks an exciting and important chapter in the fight against COVID-19, with the first vaccinations administered to high-risk frontline staff at Central...

Anti-vaxxers target region

Anti-vaxxer leaflets landing in letterboxes across the region are spreading dangerous and deliberate falsehoods and should be binned on receipt, McEwen MP Rob Mitchell...

Roadmap to reopening

From 11.59pm on September 13, some restrictions will be eased across Victoria. Regional Victoria and Melbourne Metro each have their own roadmaps, relating to...

Marvellous masks

We're loving our masks! That some people have gained a few minutes of fame by refusing to wear one doesn't just shine a light on...

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Filmmaker puts body on the line

A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to support the completion of a local documentary film celebrating the journey of the Mt Alexander...

Skate park priority

Big reveal soon