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Rural High School Outreach Program at Daylesford College

Rural High School Outreach Program at Daylesford College

Deakin University held a rural high school outreach program at Daylesford College on July 12 and August 2 to encourage year 11 and year 12 students to consider a career in medicine. Deakin offers incentives to encourage rural ad regional students to pursue careers in health care to help address the shortage of health practitioners in rural Australia.

Small Steps to Assist the Homeless

Small Steps to Assist the Homeless

Last week The Wombat Post reported on a number of initiatives addressing local homelessness. There is growing concern for the increasing number of people in Hepburn Shire sleeping rough and sleeping in inappropriate housing (e.g. cars). Many have no access to food or...

Dan Murphy’s in Daylesford: The Bigger Picture

Dan Murphy’s in Daylesford: The Bigger Picture

Residents have expressed concerns about the development of a Dan Murphy’s store at 63 Central Springs Road opposite the Daylesford Pool. Few in the community want prohibition. But the community does want a responsible and planned approach to alcohol sales that includes limiting the number of outlets, store size, hours, advertising, position and terms of service that protect people from harm – particularly vulnerable groups.

Daylesford Primary Gets Active Kids Grant

Daylesford Primary Gets Active Kids Grant

Daylesford Primary School is one of the schools to receive an Active Schools Grant from the Victorian Government this year. The grant will help kids to get active and foster the talents of Victoria’s future sports stars, with more support for schools to offer exciting...

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