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COVID-19 vaccine administered in Kilmore

By Colin MacGillivray KILMORE District Health’s aged-care residents were inoculated against COVID-19 after receiving doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine on Thursday last week. Residents of both the Dianella Hostel and Caladenia Nursing Home received the vaccines...

COVID-19 vaccine rollout frustrates Mitchell Shire doctors

By Colin MacGillivray MITCHELL Shire medical clinics have voiced their frustrations at the Federal Government’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout after being swamped with bookings from new patients. Phase 1b of the rollout campaign began yesterday, with people...

GOTAFE welcomes students back to campus

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk GOTAFE students were welcomed onto campus for orientation week last week, signaling the start of the new academic year. The Wallan campus came alive again with students pouring in on Friday for a...

Pop-up outdoor cinema in Kilmore

AN outdoor cinema is popping up at Kilmore Racing Club for four nights, starting next Thursday. From Thursday, March 18 to Sunday, March 21, Cinema Pop Up will bring its 10-metre screen, a candy bar...

Mitchell Shire COVID-19 vaccinations to commence

By Colin MacGillivray MITCHELL Shire aged care residents and frontline healthcare workers will be among the first Australians to receive COVID-19 vaccines in coming weeks. The initial stages of the Federal Government’s COVID-19 vaccine strategy will...

Community rallies

THE Mitchell Shire community has rallied together amid fresh COVID-19 lockdown restrictions as Victoria faces an uncertain few days. Premier Daniel Andrews announced on Friday a five-day ‘circuit-breaker’ lockdown to combat a fresh outbreak of...

Questions over vaccine rollout

MEMBER for McEwen Rob Mitchell has appealed to the federal and state governments to provide more information about the COVID-19 vaccine rollout for people in the electorate. A COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer-BioNTech is the...

Businesses take a hit due to lockdown

VICTORIAN Premier Daniel Andrews announced on Friday a state-wide five-day lockdown after five new cases of COVID-19 were identified in the preceding 24 hours.  Stage four restrictions were reinstated in the snap lockdown, until 11.59pm...

Lockdown hurts Macedon Ranges

By Steph McNicol MACEDON residents are experiencing ‘déjà vu’ after the announcement of a snap lockdown by Premier Daniel Andrews on Friday.As of Sunday, Victoria had 21 active cases across the state. Several expsoure sites listed...

Victoria goes into hard 5-day lockdown

Victorian Premier Dan Andrews has announced the entire state will be placed into stage four lockdown, starting midnight tonight until Wednesday. Mr Andrews said the outbreak of the UK strain of COVID-19 was spreading faster...