Education

Lancefield’s lost world

Australia’s ‘big animal’ history may be brought to life in Lancefield after Macedon Ranges Shire Council allocated funds to plan for a Megafauna Interpretation Centre.Council’s Budget Report 2019/20 assigns funds to establish a master...

New school for Beveridge

A new school in Beveridge is under construction for students, with work expected to be completed by term one next year.Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green visited the building site in the Mandalay Estate...

Army on display at Puckapunyal

By Jackson Russell Those loud noises in the distance weren’t thunder, but the Australian Army showing off its capabilities in a live-fire display at Puckapunyal on Thursday.'Exercise Chong Ju' showcased a fighting force of...

Wallan students to meet global leaders

Four Wallan Secondary College students are excited to build their leadership skills at a Global Young Leaders Conference in Washington DC and New York. The school captains will attend the conference in July, alongside students...

Thief steals from primary school

Romsey Primary School students have a bad taste in their mouths after 60 kilograms of fruit was stolen from its kitchen garden over the March Labor Day weekend. The garden had an orchard filled with...

Recycling robot recognised

CITY of Whittlesea students have won a state-wide award for creating a walking school bus robot - an invention that walks students to school and collects organic and food wastefor the school compost bin. The...

Gender diversity training for health workers

A training session in Macedon will aim to educate health professionals on the best practice in transgender and gender diverse health. Cobaw Community Health, in collaboration with Zoe Belle Gender Collective, will provide the training...

Kinder upgrades in Romsey and Riddells Creek

Families in Romsey and Riddells Creek are benefitting from upgrades to their kindergartens after grants from the State Government grant and Macedon Ranges Shire Council. Romsey kindergarten unveiled its $600,000 expansion on Thursday with new...

Lancefield PS upgrades one step closer

A BIG step has been taken towards Lancefield Primary School’s exciting upgrade, with an architect appointed. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas announced on Friday that Y2 Architecture was appointed to design the school’s $288,900 upgrade. A...

Bookworm boost at Riddells

NEW prep students across the state will soon receive free books as part of Labor’s election commitment to lift literacy and numeracy outcomes. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas visited Riddells Creek Primary School’s preps on...