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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...

Wallan girl gives back

ONE Wallan youngster is doing her bit for kids with leukaemia by raising money and donating her hair to Variety’s Hair with Heart initiative.Eight-year-old Mackenzie Fereday has...

New hospital a step closer

By Evelyn LeckieA NEW community hospital in Whittlesea is progressing, with Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green chairing a community consultation committee process in coming weeks.

Sustainable living in Romsey

LINDA Holt has followed a sustainable living practice for as long as she can remember.Mrs Holt recalls her Italian grandmother picking an array of fruits and vegetables...

More rural doctors

Gisborne’s Bridget Fallon and Macedon’s Cassandra Hocking will start at a new Murray-Darling rural medical program in Victoria to tackle the nation-wide rural doctor shortage.The 15 regional...

Lancefield Practice turns 10

Dr Marina Kefford and Dr Paul Carter celebrated a decade in the Lancefield community after opening the Lancefield Country Practice together on February 9, 2009.After 10 years...

Community hope for mental health

HOPES are resting on the state government’s Royal Commission into Mental Health after its talks in October last year.Daniel Andrews announced the commission at the Kyneton Men’s...

Rescue from Hanging Rock

by Evelyn LeckiePARAMEDICS were called to the Hanging Rock Summit on Sunday December 2 to assist a man in his fifties who had fallen from the summit...

Horror train ride

PASSENGERS on the 5.11 V/Line service from Melbourne had a ride to remember last week when one carriage of the Sprinter set began filling with smoke. Passengers were unable to alert the conductor who was...

Ecotherapy Park continues to climb

by Jackson Russell ROMSEY Ecotherapy Park is one of three Macedon projects to be selected for funding through the state government’s Pick My Project fund. Voting results were released on Tuesday with the Romsey Ecotherapy Park’s...