Events

Kate Auty visits MRSG

Thursday February 11th, 2016

Visit by Professor Kate Auty Professor Kate Auty speaking at the AGM Professor Auty, Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment in the Australian Capital Territory toured the Macedon Ranges on October 11 with members of MRSG to view renewable energy projects accomplished by the MRref Scheme. Professor Auty was “blown away” by the scope and innovation of what has been achieved […]

End of Year Celebration

Friday January 29th, 2016

Friday 9th December, 6:30 for 7:00 pm start Khao Jao Thai Village Restaurant Woodend (Opposite St Ambrose School) 17 Templeton St Woodend 3442, 03 5427 4852. Find them on facebook. Peter Lane, the new president for MRSG, warmly invites you:  Please join us as we celebrate ANOTHER great year for MRSG with a vegetarian and […]

2015 Festival pictures

Tuesday March 17th, 2015

Making wooden pledge tree plaques Mosey   Bark painting

Volunteers celebrate a great festival

Monday March 16th, 2015

Fifty people enjoyed a night out at the Vic Hotel with great food and company.  The message was that all should be congratulated for producing a terrific Macedon Ranges Sustainable Living Festival 2015. Below is Alastair who has coordinated the last 3 festivals. Bruce offered thanks to Alastair for all his hard work, blood, sweat […]

MRSG Committee meeting

Sunday June 1st, 2014

Committee meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month at the Woodend Neighbourhood House 47 Forest St Woodend, 8 pm. We welcome all members to attend. A meeting is coming up this Tuesday 1 July.

Zero Waste Challenge

Sunday April 27th, 2014

The 2014 Towards Zero Waste Challenge has now finished. The quest to reduce your waste has only just started. The 3 challengers were Macedon Ranges and Swan Hill Shires and Bendigo City.  The winner is the shire or city who registered the most participants. The winner will be announced soon. You can start your waste […]

Hanging Rock Picnic

Thursday March 6th, 2014

Hanging Rock is saved! There will be no commercial development in the future  planned by the Macedon Ranges Shire Council. The Victorian State Government will provide funding of $1 million to protect the East Paddock from any development. The funding will be used to maintain recreational facilities and other costs of the reserve. Funding of […]

Woodend Community Farmer’s Market

Wednesday December 4th, 2013

The next Woodend Community Farmer’s Market is on Saturday May 3. Always plenty of stalls brimming with fresh organic produce, honey, wines, gourmet food, spices, hot coffee, hot food, cheeses, beer, unusual plants, seasonal vegetable seedlings, free range eggs, fresh sour dough bread and much more.   Bring your bags, your smile and your friends. The […]

The Rodney Snell Room dedication

Friday November 1st, 2013

 MRSG paid tribute to Rodney Snell at its Annual General Meeting  in October 2013 at the Woodend Neighbourhood House. The function room will now be called the Rodney Snell room . Rodney, who passed away last year, was the founding President of the Woodend Sustainable Living Group (the original name of MRSG). Rodney’s wife Jill, […]

New Community Garden for Kyneton

Thursday August 15th, 2013

Kyneton now has an exciting community garden project.  Students, teachers and parents are excited about the rejuvenation of the horticulture area of the College. Kyneton Secondary College and Kyneton Transition Hub are sharing resources to provide a community garden for everyone to use. Learn new skills, share your experience and attend special workshops. The garden […]