• Tickets on sale now

    Tickets are now on sale for the Central Goldfields Taste of Gold Heritage Weekend. The event runs over two days in April and a large number of exciting activities are on offer. Plus, those who purchase their tickets now are eligible to win prizes. Commencing on Saturday, April 17, the Heritage Weekend offers visitors a […]

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  • The “dodgy” installers

    While local business has suffered from the fall out of the Federal Government’s dumped insulation installation scheme it seems that home owners are also feeling the effect. The Advertiser has been in contact with a number of home owners who have had questionable work done in their homes. A Kennedy Street resident contacted by The […]

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  • Fire forces power to be cut to businesses

    Power was cut to several High and Tuaggra street businesses on Wednesday afternoon following a fire in the Asian Noodle Sushi King. Maryborough Fire Brigade received the call at 3.50 pm following a call to 000 from the business’s owner. The fire was noticed behind an advertising sign on the Tuaggra Street side of the […]

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  • A plan to relay while singing a merry tune

    There will be plenty of singing at the Maryborough Relay for Life if the Golden Voices team has anything to do with the entertainment. The team, made up of members and friends of the Maryborough A cappella Community Choir plans to sing its way around Princes Park during the Maryborough Relay for Life. Team captain, […]

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  • GRIFFIN’S RECORD

    The 2010 Vision Super Central Goldfields Reverse Triathlon attracted its highest profile field of elite triathletes on Sunday at the Maryborough Olympic Pool. A bumper field of 125 triathletes completed the Princes Park course in excellent competition conditions, which made for some exceptional times being posted. In the open men’s long course, the competition was […]

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  • A generous donation

    The Maryborough Lions Club have donated a cart to the Maryborough Riding for Disabled. At a special evening held last week, and attended by Lions Australia district governor Jill Qualtrough, club members were shown a special display of how the cart works. It is specially designed to carry people with disabilities, especially those in a […]

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  • Putting the Paramount Theatre up in lights

    Maryborough’s Paramount Theatre has received 40 energy efficient light bulbs as part of the Ban the Bulb program. The Maryborough branch of the Bendigo Bank is partnered by the Maryborough SES to install the energy efficient lights to hundreds of Maryborough and district homes in an effort to cut greenhouse gas emissions. The program ran […]

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  • At IGA going green has benefits

    Maryborough Supa IGA has raised $3000 since its plastic bag levy was introduced last year. Last week IGA donated that amount to the Maryborough Hospital day centre unit. The five cent levy on each plastic bag from the store was introduced in September last year. In the lead up to the change Maryborough Supa IGA […]

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  • Are you ready for a challenge?

    Emergency services from Maryborough have set a challenge at this year’s Relay for Life. Members of Maryborough police, ambulance, CFA and SES will be doing their best to see which service can raise the most money. But the challenge is also for the community – to help the services to raise as much money as […]

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  • Heroic and brave actions

    Dr Rob Carson and Dr David Tynan were awarded joint Central Goldfields Shire Citizen of the Year honours as part of the awards handed out during Tuesday’s Australia Day celebrations at the Maryborough Resource Centre. The Maryborough doctors were nominated for their bravery and quick-thinking actions in saving the life of Maryborough teenager, Nicholas Rossi. […]

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