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Five women inducted to IWD Honour Roll

14-03-2024

A large crowd gathered in Daylesford last Thursday evening to congratulate five new inductees to the International Women's Day (IWD) Heather Mutimer Honour Roll.

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VOGA cycle club hosts femmes social off road ride at Creswick

28-02-2024

The VOGA Cycle Club is hosting a special social ride for women at Creswick next month with beginners welcome.

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Bendigo hosts women in ag conference

20-11-2023

Bendigo is hosting the Australian Women in Agriculture National Conference with a gala dinner this Friday November 24 followed by the main event on Saturday.

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Kicking goals for sportswomen in Ballarat

07-11-2023

The City of Ballarat’s commitment to improved female sporting facilities has delivered another significant milestone, with the completion of the North Ballarat Football Netball Club Female Friendly Facility project.

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These gals can

19-10-2023

Women across Macedon have spent the past week sampling some new sports as part of VicHealth’s This Girl Can Week that wound up on Sunday.

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Getting more women into golf at Hepburn

13-10-2023

The Hepburn Springs Golf Club is running a series of activities to encourage more women to play golf at the club.

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Classic ‘win-win’: the inside story of WomenCAN

12-10-2023

Former corporate lawyer, Mikaela Stafrace, (pronounced Staffarachi) is clearly passionate as she discusses her role as founder and CEO of WomenCAN Australia. The highly motivated change-maker will be guest speaker at the upcoming U3A AGM taking place in Daylesford on October 16.

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Integrate Fitness team at Kettlebell Nationals

13-09-2023

The Integrate Fitness Kettlebell Team, aka the Daylesford Swingers, headed to Brisbane for the 2023 GSAA Australian National KettlebellKettlebell, Beth Whiting, Championships held over September 2 and 3.

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Service to medicine recognised

13-06-2023

Dr Sandra Staffieri has been awarded the Officer of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to medicine as an orthoptist and vision researcher, and to paediatric ophthalmology.

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Award for community service

12-06-2023

Daylesford’s Anneke Deutsch has been awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for services to the community.

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Meet MC Art Simone

09-02-2023

Art Simone will MC the All Ages event Saturday Sound Shell, and co-MC at Carnivale with ABC’s favourite weatherman Nate Byrne! She chatted with ChillOut Festival's Fabry-Jenkins.

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Chilling Out with Sam Lohs – one half of the Tuck Shop Ladies

09-02-2023

Sam Lohs, one half of the Tuck Shop Ladies, will be performing at a few events at ChillOut (see below). Sam chatted with the festival's Amy Fabry-Jenkins.

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Cafs needs your help this Christmas

09-11-2022

This Christmas the need for support across the Central Highlands has never been greater and Cafs (Child and Family Services) is working harder than ever to support families in need.

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Why no-one cares about your long Covid

02-08-2022

IT’S been a while since I’ve written a story. It’s also been a while since I’ve breathed freely. Or gotten through a day without a nap. Or been for a walk. Anywhere. Just for the joy of it. How long? Since Covid.

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Building new roles for women in sport

25-07-2022

Victorian women now have the chance to build specialist skills to thrive in leadership roles in the sport and recreation sector.

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Reclaiming art and shows

17-07-2022

ALISON Parkinson was raised in a farming family and had all the space in the world to explore in the Warracknabeal district where "the lands are flat with the biggest skies".

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Resorts with Narelle Groenhout

20-06-2022

IT’S no secret that Aussies love a resort holiday. Thousands of us flock to tropical destinations like Fiji and Bali for family-friendly, cheap and cheerful holidays. Well, before Covid anyway. But as life and international borders start looking like pre-Covid days we start dreaming and planning our escapes.

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The pub with no wine with Donna Kelly

20-06-2022

IT MAY be a long way to Tipperary but it’s also a long way from Glenlyon to Cairns. About 4000km. You can apparently do it in four days if you really push yourself but what’s the fun in that. Road trips are about taking it easy, taking in the scenery and chatting to locals. Connecting, breathing, dropping back to a slower pace.

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Vicki on Team Vaccination at the Top End

11-04-2022

MOST people take long service leave to get away from work. Not so Vicki Sundblom.

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Duck talk

08-04-2022

Kirsten Diprose lives and farms near Caramut in the state’s south west. She’s the co-collaborator of ‘Ducks on a Pond’, a podcast series connecting and sharing stories and advice among rural women on the land. 

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