It never has been in Victoria (and most of Australia) illegal to use a two way radio, including Citizen’s Band (CB), amateur radio and other two-way radio systems whilst driving – in motion – despite media reporting otherwise for over 30 years.
To celebrate it’s first birthday Kinglake Ranges News today opened the Whittlesea newsroom with Greensborough (St Helena), Alexandra, Hurstbridge, Yarra Glen and Yea to follow.
One year ago today Kinglake Ranges News went live providing the districts first local, live and independent news and information service.
A Best Local Reporter award from the Victorian Country Press Association (VCPA) is an advertising award for advertising sales. It is not a peer voted journalism award based on journalism.
Independent analytical data for online readers supplied by three third-party website traffic analysis companies, including Google, show Kinglake Ranges News has had 1.4 million readers since commencing publication on June 14, 2017.
Whilst the Liberal/National Party Coalition couldn’t wait to hold a Royal Commission into trade unions they weren’t so quick to rush to a financial services sector Royal Commission.
Kinglake Ranges News today joined the Copyright Agency of Australia following the alleged theft of exclusive news reports and photographs, web site coding (HTML/PHP and CSS) and continual failure of some local media outlets and businesses to provide legally required attribution and payment for use of published works.
Australian history tells us that despite being the first cricketers sent to England to play in what we today call ‘The Ashes’ (no white fella wanted to sail back to England and spend months at sea) and serving Australia in the Boer War, World War I and World War II, First Nations people were not allowed to participate in Australian society until the 1967 referendum.
Kinglake Ranges News strives to provide accurate local news with integrity, accuracy and always offers and seeks a right of reply from those we are reporting about before publishing.
G’day and welcome to Kinglake Ranges News, the Kinglake Ranges and districts first and only online independent news and information service. From The Mountains to Melbourne, It’s Your Local News. Our official launch date still is July 1, but we’ve opened Kinglake Ranges News to the public early to ensure you don’t miss this weeks’