UPDATED 3.30 pm: Police have concluded their investigation and Whittlesea – Yea Rd is now re-opened police media confirmed to Kinglake Ranges News at 3.25 pm.
Nillumbik Shire Mayor Peter Clarke has been recognised for his contribution to local government at the Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV) annual conference.
Young people in Murrindindi Shire will be able to access mental health support easier and closer to home if a Liberal (State) Government is elected this November.
The ‘Aussie Backyard Bird Count’ commences today and ends Sunday 28 October using ‘citizen science’ to track bird numbers and species around the country.
Six newcomers join other well-known local artists in opening their studios and exhibiting their work publicly in the upcoming Nillumbik Artists Open Studio program.
It’s time to have your say and tell Murrindindi Shire what you think of proposed township name changes.
Two tired-looking, largely underutilised grassy areas in Civic Drive, Greensborough will be transformed into a $1.2 million recreational precinct due to be completed by mid-December.
Bowls enthusiasts in Wallan can look forward to having a bowl day and night thanks to a $70,000 funding boost from the Labor Government.
Murrindindi Shire has put a renewed emphasis on the Kinglake Ranges including township name changes. Some residents are not impressed by the proposed changes.
Police are searching for missing 12-year-old Doreen boy Ethyn Moshoudis.
In a clear breach of Victorian Occupational Health & Safety law Telstra or NBN Co (each blames the other) left an underground street pit uncovered and not properly fenced off for over three weeks.
More than two centuries ago, the great conservative philosopher and politician Edmund Burke famously characterised parliament as being properly a “deliberative assembly”.
For the fourth succesive year Neal Daniher’s “FightMND” Drive to fund research into Motor Neuron Disease (MND) raised a record $2,500,000.
Victoria Police Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives are hoping to identify a witness following a fatal collision that claimed the life of a motorcyclist in Healesville last week.
In the lead up to the 2018 state election on November 24, pork barrelling by both major parties continues with sitting member for Eildon, Cindy McLeish this week announcing $300,000 to help Alexandra Football Netball Club redevelop the Alexandra Showgrounds and Recreation Reserve.
In Flowerdale on Thursday, October 11 the Victorian Government announced $165,920 in funding to support upgrading Flowerdale’s Spring Valley Recreation Reserve.
Two local initiatives that build on ongoing Nillumbik Shire Council projects are among those to receive a State Government Pick My Project grant.
For some time, Murrindindi Shire Council has been working on plans for a community car service, ‘Moving Murrindindi’ which will make it easier for people to attend appointments and reach public transport hubs.
Nillumbik Shire Council is embarking on an exciting new project to investigate the feasibility of establishing a regional art gallery in the shire.
Here’s the program for the 2018 Foggy Mountain Music Festival (formerly Foggy Mountain Bluegrass Festival) commencing tonight at 6.30 pm with a Bush Dance and spit roast at the Kinglake Community Centre, Corner Main Rd and Extons Rd, Kinglake Central from 6.30 pm.
It’s Mental Health Week and following Murrindindi Shire’s open letter “call [ing] on all political parties standing for election to urgently fix the significant gaps in mental health services for our community,” Kinglake Ranges News contacted all candidates and incumbent, Cindy McLeish (Lib) for a response.
When someone is diagnosed with a mental health disorder such as depression or anxiety, first line treatments usually include psychological therapies and medication. What’s not always discussed are the changeable lifestyle factors that influence our mental health.
Following an evaluation of the condition of the Skate/BMX ramp at the Walter Moore Reserve in Eildon, Murrindindi Shire Council’s Community Assets team will be removing it.
Woolworths and The Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal are encouraging Kinglake Ranges residents to support seriously ill children across the state when they shop in the lead up to Halloween.
We would love to have you join us again for the 7th annual Rotary supported Kinglake Ranges Art Show between November 23 and 25.
As we head towards the Victorian State Election in November, Murrindindi Shire Councillors and Chief Executive Officer, Craig Lloyd call on all political parties standing for election to urgently fix the significant gaps in mental health services for our community.