Chewton Bushlands

Chewton Bushlands

The Chewton Bushlands is inhabited by an eclectic crew of full timers and weekenders, long time residents and welcome newcomers, all living off-grid in a unique and often difficult environment.

    Buda Historic Home & Garden

    Buda Historic Home & Garden

    Authentic house and garden from the gold rush era in Castlemaine, home to the Leviny family for 118 years. Open Wed-Sat 12pm – 5pm; Sundays 10am-5pm

    • Address
      42 Hunter St Castlemaine
    • Phone
      03 5472 1032
    • Email
      admin@budacastlemaine.org

    Wildlife Victoria

    Wildlife Victoria

    Wildlife Victoria maintains a wildlife care and communication network across Victoria.

    • Phone
      1300 094 535

    U3A

    U3A

    A non-profit organisation where retired/semi-retired people can share and learn through attending courses, coffee mornings and social activities. Membership fee is $50.

    • Email
      u3acastlemaine@gmail.com

    Chewton Fire Brigade

    Chewton Fire Brigade

    Chewton CFA responds to approximately 60 emergencies per year, including grass, scrub and structure fires. We also support other local brigades during the fire season. New members welcome.

    • Contact
      Rob Palmer
    • Address
      Mount Street, Chewton
    • Phone
      0434 432 857
    • Email
      Chewtonfirebrigade@gmail.com

    Chewton Senior Citizens

    Chewton Senior Citizens

    We are a vibrant group, and enjoy lots of activities including mystery bus trips. We meet every 4th Thursday for lunch at the Chewton Senior Citizens Hall.

    • Contact
      Nigel Casbolt
    • Address
      201 Main Road, Chewton.
    • Phone
      0417 162 824
    • Email
      nigelvalley14@outlook.com

    Federal Member of Parliament, Lisa Chesters

    Federal Member of Parliament, Lisa Chesters

    Lisa Chesters MP

    • Contact
      Lisa Chesters, Bendigo MHR.
    • Address
      Cnr Williamson and Myers Streets, Bendigo VIC 3550; PO Box 338, Bendigo 3552
    • Phone
      03 5443 9055
    • Email
      Lisa.Chesters.MP@aph.gov.au

    Mount Alexander Shire Council

    Mount Alexander Shire Council

    Mount Alexander Shire Council provides local governance to a community of more than 18,000 residents, inhabiting an area of 1,529 square kilometres.

    • Address
      Corner Lyttleton Street and Lloyd Street Castlemaine
    • Phone
      03 5471 1700
    • Email
      info@mountalexander.vic.gov.au

    Mt Alexander Community Enterprise

    Mt Alexander Community Enterprise

    Mt Alexander Community Enterprise Inc is a volunteer community group raising funds for local projects through a contribution from Bendigo Bank and Bendigo Telco.

      Mount Alexander Community Information Centre

      Mount Alexander Community Information Centre

      A free, confidential, impartial and independent service of community information and referral.

      • Address
        Faulder Watson Hall, 206 Barker St, Castlemaine 3450
      • Phone
        03 5472 2688
      • Email
        ciccmaine@spin.net.au

      Main FM

      Main FM

      A community radio station broadcasting on 94.9 FM throughout the Mount Alexander Shire. Hear us also by a TuneIn Radio app on your smartphone or live streaming.

      • Address
        Workspace Australia, 1 Halford St, Castlemaine
      • Phone
        03 5472 4376
      • Email
        info@mainfm.net

      State Member of Parliament, Maree edwards

      State Member of Parliament, Maree edwards

      Maree Edwards, M.L.A. Bendigo West.

      • Contact
        Maree Edwards
      • Address
        8 Panton Street, Golden Square 3555; PO Box 326, Golden Square 3555
      • Phone
        03 5444 4125
      • Email
        maree.edwards@parliament.vic.gov.au

      Castlemaine Field Naturalists Club

      Castlemaine Field Naturalists Club

      Natural History Studies in Central Victoria. Meetings are held on the second Friday each month at 7.30 pm, in the Uniting Church Hall, Lyttleton Street.

      • Contact
        Peter Turner
      • Address
        P. O. Box 324, Castlemaine VIC 3450
      • Phone
        0439 369 709
      • Email
        castlemainefnc@hotmail.com

      Chewton Soldier’s Memorial Park Gates

      Chewton Soldier’s Memorial Park Gates

      These gates commemorate those who served in the First World War, Second World War, Korea, Malaya and Vietnam. Services are held here each ANZAC Day and Remembrance Day.

      • Contact
        Bettie Exon
      • Address
        Cnr of Fryers and Main Roads, Chewton
      • Phone
        03 5472 2892

      Chewton Cemetery

      Chewton Cemetery

      Chewton Cemetery Trust

      • Contact
        Sally Morgan
      • Address
        Sparks Road, Chewton VIC 3451; C/- Post Office, Chewton VIC 3451
      • Phone
        03 5470 5339

      Chewton Bowmen

      Chewton Bowmen

      Chewton Bowmen is a friendly target archery club with experienced archers to coach and guide new-comers to the sport. The club supplies all equipment for beginners and has great facilities, including an indoor range.

      • Contact
        Trevor Hall
      • Address
        663 Pyrenees Highway, Chewton, PO Box 281, Castlemaine, Victoria 3450
      • Phone
        0400 258 847

      POHAG

      POHAG

      POHAG, (Post Office Hill Action Group) manages 22.6 hectares of public land on behalf of the community. The land surrounds Chewton P.S.

      • Address
        Box No.120, Post Office, Chewton, Vic. 3451.
      • Phone
        03 5472 2587 03 5472 3182

      Castlemaine Community House

      Castlemaine Community House

      CCH deliver educational and vocational training as well as a weekly community lunch. We aim to promote social inclusion and gender equity within our community.'

      • Address
        65 Templeton St, Castlemaine
      • Phone
        03 5472 4842
      • Email
        reception@cch.org.au

      Parks Victoria

      Parks Victoria

      The Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park (CDNHP) is the only National Heritage Park in Australia. There is an emphasis on protecting the goldfields landscape and visions of it.

      • Phone
        13 1963
      • Email
        info@parks.vic.gov.au

      Castlemaine Camera Club

      Castlemaine Camera Club

      We have guest speakers, workshops, competition judging nights and members’ forums on topics of interest and run monthly meetings.

      • Contact
        John Ellis
      • Address
        PO Box 583 Castlemaine VIC 3450
      • Phone
        03 5472 2892

      Castlemaine Health

      Castlemaine Health

      At Castlemaine Health we recognise that everyone is unique and we pride ourselves on delivering respectful, compassionate and personalised care close to home.

      • Phone
        03 5471 1555
      • Email
        publicrel@castlemainehealth.org.au

      Castlemaine Library

      Castlemaine Library

      Castlemaine Library has extensive book, DVD & magazine collections. Free Library membership offers story times, Seed Library, literary events. IT help, wifi, internet computers, copying & printing.

      • Contact
        Emma Newman
      • Address
        Mechanics Lane, Castlemaine
      • Phone
        03 5449 2791 03 5449 2700
      • Email
        emman@ncgrl.vic.gov.au

      Chewton Landcare

      Chewton Landcare

      Chewton Landcare has worked in projects along Forest Creek and the Whitehorse Gully area. Recent emphasis has been on Wattle Flat south of the railway line.

      • Contact
        Maggie McLeod
      • Email
        maggiemcleod@fastmail.fm

      The Castlemaine Repair Cafe

      The Castlemaine Repair Cafe

      Repair Cafe is on the last Sunday of the month in the Ray Bradfield Room - 10 to 1pm. Learn to repair things not throw them out to landfill.

      • Contact
        Chris Hooper
      • Phone
        03 5470 5508

      Chewton Playgroup

      Chewton Playgroup

      Chewton Playgroup is relaxed and unstructured. We have access to indoor and outdoor toys and equipment at Chewton Primary School.
      Mondays 9.15am to 11.00am

      • Phone
        03 5472 2557

      Castlemaine District Community Health 

      Castlemaine District Community Health 

      Castlemaine District Community Health (CDCH) offers a wide range of services and programs aimed at promoting health and preventing illness.

      • Address
        13 Mostyn Street, Castlemaine VIC 3450
      • Phone
        03 5479 1000
      • Email
        email@cdch.com.au

      Castlemaine Visitor Information Centre

      Castlemaine Visitor Information Centre

      Open every day from 9am - 5pm, except Christmas Day.

      • Address
        Historic Market Building, 44 Mostyn Street Castlemaine, 3450
      • Phone
        1800171888 03 54711795
      • Email
        visitors@mountalexander.vic.gov.au

      Chewton Community Centre

      Chewton Community Centre

      Conveniently located on the main road in Chewton, this spacious venue has all the characteristics of a traditional hall. The perfect venue for community events or social gatherings.

      • Contact
        Natalie Parsons
      • Address
        201 Main Road, Chewton.
      • Phone
        03 5471 1700
      • Email
        n.parsons@mountalexander.vic.gov.au

      Castlemaine Goldfields Football Club

      Castlemaine Goldfields Football Club

      The club represents the entire Mt Alexander Shire and the ground is based at the Chewton Soldiers’ Memorial Park. Join a team at any age level or become a volunteer!

      • Contact
        The Secretary
      • Address
        13 Fryers Rd, Chewton, 3451; P.O.Box 236, Castlemaine Vic 3450
      • Phone
        03 5470 5515 03 5473 4384

      Faraday Community Group

      Faraday Community Group

      We’re mainly a social group, and very welcoming. We gather at Dunstans Flat, formerly known as the Faraday Common.

      • Email
        faradayfarrago@yahoo.com.au

      Chewton Primary School

      Chewton Primary School

      A big part of the Chewton community’s history, a major player in the community’s present, and educating for the community’s future! A friendly supportive environment for children’s education.

      • Contact
        Principal Julie Holden
      • Address
        Hunter Street, Chewton Vic 3451
      • Phone
        03 5472 2557
      • Email
        chewton.ps@edumail.vic.gov.au

      Golden Point Landcare

      Golden Point Landcare

      Golden Point Landcare works in the Forest Creek catchment improving the natural environment. Activities are advertised monthly in the Chewton Chat.

      • Contact
        Jennifer Pryce
      • Phone
        0423 900 590.

      Mt Alexander Volunteer Network

      Mt Alexander Volunteer Network

      The Mount Alexander Volunteer Network Inc. is an incorporated association whose Statement of Purpose is to promote and progress volunteering.

      • Contact
        Jacqueline Brodie-Hanns
      • Phone
        0425 323 005
      • Email
        mavn@outlook.com

      Calder Ward Councillor, Tony Cordy.

      Calder Ward Councillor, Tony Cordy.

      Calder Ward Councillor, Tony Cordy.

      • Contact
        Tony Cordy.
      • Address
        Civic Centre, Castlemaine 3450; PO Box 185, Castlemaine 3450
      • Email
        calder@mountalexander.vic.gov.au

      Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre

      Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre

      Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre provides free legal information and advice to Central Victorians who can’t afford a lawyer or who can’t get legal aid. You do not need a referral to access our services.

      • Address
        54 Mitchell Street, Bendigo (Cnr Queens St); PO Box 432, Bendigo 3552
      • Phone
        1800 450 909
      • Email
        reception@lcclc.org.au

      Connecting Country

      Connecting Country

      Connecting Country is a community-based not-for-profit organisation that aims to nurture biodiversity and increase ecosystem resilience across the Mount Alexander Shire and surrounds.

      • Contact
        Naomi Raftery – Connecting Country Engagement Officer
      • Address
        The Hub 14/233b Barker St Castlemaine
      • Phone
        03 5472 1594 0422 585 585
      • Email
        naomi@connectingcountry.org.au

      Chewton Pool

      Chewton Pool

      Chewton Pool Inc was formed and incorporated, the pool renovated and opened on December 3, 2011. Record numbers have been using the pool since.

      • Contact
        Pool Manager
      • Address
        Chewton Soldiers’ Memorial Park
      • Phone
        03 5472 3272
      • Email
        chewtonsplash@hotmail.com

      ST John’s Anglican Church, Chewton

      ST John’s Anglican Church, Chewton

      Eucharist service very Saturday at 6 p.m.,
      Concert in the Church, last Sunday each month at 2 p.m.

      • Address
        11 Church Street; Chewton
      • Phone
        03 5472 1137