The heritage building and stunning bush setting on Djarra Country make Chewton Primary School a welcoming and unique learning place for children from the Castlemaine area.
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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.'
Federal Member of Parliament, Lisa Chesters
Lisa Chesters MP
Faraday Community Group
We’re mainly a social group, and very welcoming. We gather at Dunstans Flat, formerly known as the Faraday Common.
A non-profit organisation where retired/semi-retired people can share and learn through attending courses, coffee mornings and social activities. Membership fee is $40.
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.
- ContactPat Healy
- Phone0422 759 661
POHAG, (Post Office Hill Action Group) manages 22.6 hectares of public land on behalf of the community. The land surrounds Chewton P.S.
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.
Chewton Pool Inc was formed and incorporated, the pool renovated and opened on December 3, 2011. Record numbers have been using the pool since.
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.
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.
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
- Phone03 5472 2557
State Member of Parliament, Maree edwards
Maree Edwards, M.L.A. Bendigo West.
Calder Ward Councillor, Tony Cordy.
Calder Ward Councillor, Tony Cordy.
The Castlemaine Repair Cafe
Repair Cafe is on the last Sunday of the month in the Castlemaine Community House (enter at rear) - 10am to 1pm. Learn to repair things, not throw them out to landfill.
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.
Golden Point Landcare
Golden Point Landcare works in the Forest Creek catchment improving the natural environment. Activities are advertised monthly in the Chewton Chat.
- ContactJennifer Pryce
- Phone0423 900 590.
Wildlife Victoria maintains a wildlife care and communication network across Victoria.
St John’s Anglican Church, Chewton
Holy Communion with Hymns and music at St John's Chewton at 11am every Sunday. All welcome!
Castlemaine Visitor Information Centre
Open every day from 9am - 5pm, except Christmas Day.
Castlemaine District Community Health
Castlemaine District Community Health (CDCH) offers a wide range of services and programs aimed at promoting health and preventing illness.
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.
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
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.
Coliban Ward Councillor, Christine Henderson
Cr. Christine Henderson.
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.
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.
- ContactBettie Exon
- AddressCnr of Fryers and Main Roads, Chewton
- Phone03 5472 2892
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.
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.
Castlemaine Camera Club
We have guest speakers, workshops, competition judging nights and members’ forums on topics of interest and run monthly meetings.
Chewton Senior Citizens
The Club gets together every Thursday.
We have a monthly itinerary which includes, various activities ie: games, concerts, film shows. We also have trips out throughout the year and lunch in the club room on the last Thursday of the month, which is catered for and delivered.
If you need any more information, please contact us on the following numbers.
- Address201 Main Road, Chewton.
- PhoneJackie 0431067465 Lyn. 0419117123
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.
At Castlemaine Health we recognise that everyone is unique and we pride ourselves on delivering respectful, compassionate and personalised care close to home.
Chewton Cemetery Trust
- AddressSparks Road, Chewton VIC 3451; C/- Post Office, Chewton VIC 3451
- Phone03 54721686
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!
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.
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.