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Achievements: Celebrated 150 years in 2008.
The Maldon Fire Brigade played host to around 50 firefighters from several stations last Wednesday night.
They were there to learn about two special-purpose vehicles that are housed at the Golden Square Fire Station: a field operations vehicle and a salvage vehicle that carries a rehabilitation unit. After the information sessions, everyone shared a meal provided by Maldon Fire Brigade volunteers.
Bendigo Federal MP Lisa Chesters has welcomed the announcement that there will be a Senate Inquiry into the impact of Australia’s temporary work visa programs. Ms Chesters said close scrutiny was long overdue.
Ms Chesters expressed concern about the fact that in her own electorate local workers were missing out on jobs that were being filled by foreign workers on 457 holiday visas.
Bank Celebrates Easter in Maldon
The Maldon & District Community Bank Branch is a big supporter of Easter activities in Maldon.
Profits from people banking with the Community Bank in Maldon, Dunolly and Newstead are poured back into local community groups, clubs and events such as the historic Maldon Easter Fair.