The Tarrangower Times community newspaper reports on news and events in Maldon (Australia's first notable town), Newstead, Baringhup, Castlemaine, Walmer, Muckleford, Dunolly and surrounding areas.

The Tarrangower Times is available from the following outlets or by Subscription:

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Cost: $1.30 | Published: Every Friday | Circulation: 668
Achievements: Celebrated 150 years in 2008.


This week in the Tarrangower Times


New Walmer Fire Station

A new fire station will be built at Walmer.  Firefighters gathered last week at the old station with Bendigo West Member Maree Edwards to hear the good news.     

Cemetery - WW1 Memorial

A World War One memorial was dedicated in a service at the Maldon Cemetery last Saturday afternoon. 

The memorial was unveiled by the Maldon Cemetery Trust’s Manager Daryl Walker and the RSL’s Dave Neilson.

Newstead Short Story Tattoo

It starts tonight with Bella Frisky and ends this Sunday with Joe Dolce cooking you lunch – Newstead will be jumping this weekend as the Short Story Tattoo gets underway.  

The lineup of guests at the Tattoo includes Christos Tsiolkas, Gary Foley, Clementine Ford, Joe Dolce, Victoria Coverdale, MTC Cronin and Vin Maskell.  The mix includes poetry, music, short stories, comedy, cooking and much more.  

Go to to download your program, if you haven’t already done so.  If you enjoy words – poetry or prose, written or performed – you’ll enjoy the Newstead Short Story Tattoo.    

 and more .......

Anzac Day 11am Service.

Posted by Tarrangower Times on Sunday, April 26, 2015

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