ENVIRONMENT AND

CONSERVATION

Agriculture

The Food Garden

Location:

Panmure Street, Newstead VIC 3462

Postal:

PO Box 81, Newstead VIC 3462

Telephone:

(03) 5476 2078

Email:

e.grow@foodgarden.com.au

Internet:

www.foodgarden.com.au

Contacts:

Proprietors - Graham and Bree Coullen

PO Box 81, Newstead Vic 3462

Historic Building

Preservation

Mount Alexander Shire

Heritage Advisor

Location:

Shire Offices, 25 Lyttleton Street,

Castlemaine VIC 3450

Postal:

PO Box 185, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Telephone:

(03) 5471 1700 for appointments

Email:

mtalex@mountalexander.vic.gov.au

Internet:

www.mountalexander.vic.gov.au

National Trust of Australia

(Mount Alexander Branch)

Postal:

PO Box 957, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Email:

adco@bigpond.net.au

Internet:

nattrust.com.au

bluestorm.biz/nationaltrust

Contacts:

President - David Cunningham

(03) 5472 4478

39 Bull Street, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Secretary - Peter Brain

(03) 5470 6603

peter.brain@nieir.com.au

Land Conservation

Baringhup Landcare Group

Contacts:

Secretary - Roy Lovel

(03) 5475 1660

RMB Hayes Road, Baringhup VIC 3463

Barkers Creek Landcare and

Wildlife Group

Postal:

PO Box 220, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Contacts:

President - Darryl Colless

0407 419 606

Bush Users Group (BUG) Mt

Alexander Region

Postal:

PO Box 796, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Contacts:

Eileen McDonald

(03) 5472 2161

PO Box 796, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Campaspe Valley Landcare

Group

Location:

Meeting Venue Barfold Hall,

Contacts:

Peter Kennedy

(03) 5443 8377

0428 511 077 Mobile

PO Box 21, Redesdale VIC 3444

Castlemaine Landcare Group

Location:

Meeting Venue: Herons Gallery - Cnr

Lyttleton and Hargreaves, Castlemaine VIC

3450

Postal:

PO Box 217, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Contacts:

Environmental Projects Officer

(03) 5471 1792

PO Box 185, Castlemaine VIC 3450

President - Christine Kilmartin

(03) 5472 1276

PO Box 217, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Chewton Landcare Group

Contacts:

President - Jackie McMaster

(03) 5470 6703

Secretary - Rachel Perry

(03) 5475 1516

Treasurer - Ray Hawkins

Elphinstone Land Management

Association

Location:

Venue: Lot 8 Read Street, Elphinstone VIC

3448

Contacts:

President - Robyn Fearey

(03) 5473 3348

Secretary - Sharyn Williams

(03) 5473 3300

0418 542 048 Mobile

Post Office, Elphinstone VIC 3448

Environment Officer, Mount

Alexander Shire

Location:

Workspace Australia, Halford Street,

Castlemaine VIC 3450

Postal:

PO Box 185, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Contacts:

Environment Officer

(03) 5471 1700

mtalex@mountalexander.vic.gov.au

www.mountalexander.vic.gov.au

Firewood Collection Rules

Contacts:

Dept Sustainability and Environment

(03) 5430 4666 re Firewood

collection rates

http://www. dse.vic.gov.au

Midland Highway cnr Taylor Street,

Bendigo VIC 3550

Mount Alexander Shire

(03) 5472 1110 information re

regulations/requirements

37 Hargraves Street, Castlemaine VIC

3450

Friends of Box and Ironbark

Forests (FOBIF)

Postal:

PO Box 689, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Contacts:

President - Doug Ralph

(03) 5470 5407

dralph@mmnet.com.au

PO Box 689, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Friends of Campbells Creek

Postal:

PO Box 88, Campbells Creek VIC 3451

Telephone:

(03) 5472 4699

0408 724 699 Mobile

Email:

thecreek@vtown.com.au

Contacts:

Secretary - Shona Cornwall

(03) 5472 4699 AH

0408 724 699 Mobile

PO Box 88, Campbells Creek VIC 3451

Friends of Kalimna Park

Postal:

PO Box 464, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Contacts:

Secretary - Geoff Hannon

(03) 5472 5343

PO Box 464, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Friends of Vaughan Springs

Contacts:

Bob Murphy

(03) 5476 4408

isedit@gcom.net.au

Post Office, Guildford VIC 3451

Golden Point Landcare Group

Postal:

PO Box 84, Chewton VIC 3451

Email:

goldenpoint@castlemaine.net.au

Contacts:

Secretary/Treasurer - Jillian Milton

(03) 5472 2298

Guildford and Upper Loddon

Landcare Group

Postal:

PO Box 137, Guildford VIC 3451

Email:

guildlc@gcom.net.au

Contacts:

President - Doug Hansford

(03) 5476 2315 AH

Project Manager - Maurice Dynon

(03) 5473 4457

PO Box 47, Campbells Creek VIC 3451

Harcourt Valley Landcare

Group Inc.

Postal:

PO Box 107, Harcourt VIC 3453

Contacts:

Kirsten Peters

(03) 5471 1736 Landcare Coordinator

for contact details

(03) 5471 1700 Town Hall

Landcare Co-ordinators

Location:

Mount Alexander Shire Offices, 25 Lyttleton

Street, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Postal:

PO Box 185, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Telephone:

(03) 5471 1700 Castlemaine Town Hall

Contacts:

Landcare Co-ordinator - Regional - Allison

Long

(03) 5440 1814 BH

0427 003 052 Mobile

Co-ordinator Mount Alexander Shire (Full

time) - Chris Pollock

(03) 5471 1700 Town Hall

(03) 5471 1736 Direct Line

0427 048 615 Mobile

Co-ordinator Mount Alexander Shire (Wed,

Thurs, Fri) - Virginia Adrian

0427 003 052 Mobile

(03) 5471 1836 Direct Line

Langley Landcare Group

Postal:

The Secretary, PO Box 1132, Kyneton VIC

3444

Contacts:

President - Graeme Connell

(03) 5471 1700

C/- Landcare Coordinators (See separate

entry), Castlemaine VIC 3450

Love the Loddon

Contacts:

Tim Kelly

(03) 5473 4181

PO Box 473 Guildford, Guildford Vic 3451

Maldon Urban Landcare Group

Location:

Venue:Maldon Hospital Day Centre, Maldon

VIC 3463

Postal:

PO Box 211, Maldon VIC 3463

Contacts:

Secretary Marie Bell

(03) 5475 1224

mabell@netcon.net.au

Mc Kenzies Hill Action and

Landcare Group

Contacts:

Parks Victoia (DSE)

(03) 5472 5272 For local information

13 1963 24 hour service

www.parkweb.vic.gov.au

37 Hargraves Street, Castlemaine VIC

3450

PO Box101, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Jan

(03) 5470 5556

Metcalfe-Taradale

Conservation Group

Contacts:

Gerard Noonan

(03) 5423 2235

PO Box 25, Malmsbury VIC 3446

Mount Alexander Weeds and

Streamsides Strategy

Development

Location:

Mount Alexander Shire Council Offices, 25

Lyttleton Street, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Telephone:

(03) 5471 1700

Contacts:

Environment Officer

mtalex@montalexander.vic.gov.au

www.mountalexander.vic.gov.au

Muckleford Catchment

Landcare

Contacts:

Secretary - Paul Hampton

(03) 5474 2189

0408 566 909 Mobile

orvillle@gcom.net.au

PO Box 1006, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Newstead Landcare Group

(NLG)

Postal:

PO Box 157, Newstead VIC 3462

Contacts:

Secretary - Patrick Kavanagh

(03) 5476 2755

RMB 2735, Strangways VIC 3461

Treasurer - David Tuck

(03) 5476 4226

President - Jennie Grundy

North Harcourt/Sedgwick

Landcare Group

Postal:

PO Box 94, Harcourt VIC 3453

Telephone:

(03) 5439 6357

Contacts:

Group Contact - Gill King

(03) 5439 6503

Nuggetty Land Protection

Group

Postal:

PO Box 174, Maldon VIC 3463

Contacts:

David Taylor

(03) 5475 2436 AH

Janis Stewart

(03) 5447 7436

jlstewart@vic.chariot.net.au

Ravenswood Valley Landcare

Group (RVLCG)

Contacts:

Paul Killeen

(03) 5435 3372

PO Box 120, Lockwood South VIC 3551

Sandon Werona Landcare

Group

Contacts:

C/- Landcare Coordinators (See separate

entry)

(03) 5471 1700

Sandy Creek Catchment

Landcare Group

Postal:

PO Box 155, Maldon VIC 3463

Contacts:

Secretary - Lois Larkman

(03) 5475 1528

Specimen Gully Landcare

Group

Postal:

PO Box 257, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Contacts:

Doug Falconer

(03) 5472 4767

Sutton Grange Landcare Group

Location:

Venue: Sutton Grange Hall, Sutton Grange

VIC 3448

Postal:

RSD 181 Faraday Road, Castlemaine VIC

3450

Telephone:

(03) 5474 8250

Contacts:

Secretary - Matthew Hunter

(03) 5474 8250

Taradale Mineral Springs

Committee

Contacts:

Russell Maltby

(03) 5423 2354

PO Box 941, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Taradale Walking and

Landcare Group (TWLG)

Location:

Venue: Holy Trinity Church Hall, Davey Street

(Landcare Group), Venue: Mineral Springs

Reserve (Walking Group), Taradale VIC 3447

Contacts:

Secretary - Barbara Johnson

(03) 5423 2773

'Yirrilil', Roderick Street, Taradale VIC

3447

Trust for Nature Victoria

Location:

Level 2, 385 Little Lonsdale Street,

Melbourne VIC 3000

Telephone:

(03) 9670 9933

(03) 9670 9977 FAX

1800 999 933 Free Call

Email:

trustfornature@tfn.org.au

Internet:

www.tfn.org.au

Contacts:

Local Representative - Elvyne Hogan

(03) 5435 4062

PO Box 65, Bendigo VIC 3550

Tim Read

(03) 5472 1672

Walks and Trails Advisory

Committee - Mt Alexander

Location:

Mt Alexander Shire Council, 25 Lyttleton

Street, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Postal:

PO Box 185, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Telephone:

(03) 5471 1700

Email:

mtalex@mountalexander.vic.gov.au

Internet:

www.mountalexander.vic.gov.au

Contacts:

Recreation Unit

(03) 5471 1700

Pollution Control

Mount Alexander Sustainability

Group (MASG)

Location:

233 Barker Street (entry from Templeton

Street), Castlemaine VIC 3450

Postal:

PO Box 1043, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Telephone:

(03) 5470 6978

Email:

dc@masg.org.au

Internet:

http://masg.org.au

Contacts:

Project Co-ordinator - Dean Bridgfoot

0448 327 791 Mobile

Project Co-ordinator - Carolyn Neilson

0448 327 791 Mobile

Noise Control/Pollution Control

Location:

Environment Protection Authority (EPA),

Herald and Weekly Times Tower, 40 City

Road, Southbank VIC 3006

Telephone:

(03) 9695 2722 EPA

1800 444 004 Pollution Watch Line Freecall

(03) 5438 1000 Bendigo

(03) 5443 6555 FAX

Internet:

www.epa.vic.gov.au

Contacts:

Mount Alexander Shire Offices

(03) 5471 1700 Noise and other

local pollution problems

Town Hall, 25 Lyttleton Street,

Castlemaine VIC 3450

PO Box 185, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Solar Bloke, The

Location:

Rear 27 Lyttleton Street, Castlemaine VIC

3450

Telephone:

(03) 5470 5890

0427 401 136 Mobile

Email:

sales@solarbloke.com.au

Contacts:

Stuart Jamieson

Sustainable Victoria

Location:

Head Office, Level 28/50 Lonsdale Street,

Melbourne, Melbourne VIC 3000

Telephone:

(03) 8626 8700 Head Office

(03) 9663 1007 FAX

1300 363 744 Infoline

Internet:

www.seav.vic.gov.au

Recycling Services

Cleanaway

Location:

Festini Way, Long Gully VIC 3550

Telephone:

(03) 5443 0033

(03) 5471 1700 Garbage/Recycling Service

for Mt Alexander Shire

Lou's Metal Salvage

Location:

Doctor Barker's Lane, Harcourt North VIC

3453

Telephone:

(03) 5474 3237

0427 312 146

Recycling Collection

Location:

Mount Alexander Shire Council, 27 Lyttleton

Street, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Postal:

PO Box 185, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Telephone:

(03) 5471 1700 enquiries

Contacts:

Garbage Collection - CLEANAWAY

1800 134 870

Waste Disposal

Castlemaine Tip

Location:

Sluicers Road, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Telephone:

(03) 5470 5348

Maldon Transfer Station

Location:

Morris Street, Maldon VIC 3463

Contacts:

Mount Alexander Shire Offices

(03) 5471 1700

(03) 5471 1749 FAX

25 Lyttleton Street, Castlemaine VIC 3450

PO Box 185, Castlemaine VIC

Redesdale Tip

Location:

Racecourse Road, Redesdale VIC 3444

Telephone:

(03) 5471 1700 Enquiries - Town Hall

Castlemaine

Water Conservation

Centre State Drilling (Water

Boring)

Location:

245 Whitegum Road, Barkers Creek VIC

3451

Postal:

PO Box 225, Castlemaine VIC 3451

Telephone:

(03) 5474 3094

0428 320 608 Mobile

Contacts:

Dan McMahon

Expedition Pass Reservoir

Postal:

PO Box 101, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Contacts:

Part of Castlemaine Diggings National

Heritage Park

(03) 5472 5272

13 1963 Information Centre

(03) 5472 4237 FAX

www.parkweb.vic.gov.au

PO Box 101, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Mount Alexander Weeds and

Streamsides Strategy

Development

Location:

Mount Alexander Shire Council Offices, 25

Lyttleton Street, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Telephone:

(03) 5471 1700

Contacts:

Environment Officer

mtalex@montalexander.vic.gov.au

www.mountalexander.vic.gov.au

North Central Catchment

Management Authority

(NCCMA)

Location:

628-634 Midland Highway, Huntly VIC 3551

Telephone:

(03) 5448 7124 Reception/Enquiries

(03) 5448 7148 FAX

Email:

info@nccma.vic.gov.au

Internet:

www.nccma.vic.gov.au

Water Saver Kit

Location:

Dept. of Sustainability and Environment VIC

Telephone:

13 6186 Consumer Service Centre

Internet:

www.ourwater.vic.gov.au Our water our

future

Wildlife Conservation

Albert Cox Wildlife Sanctuary

Location:

Bendigo/Sutton Grange Road, Sutton Grange

VIC 3448

Contacts:

Matt Hunter

(03) 5474 8250

mhunter@netcon.net.au

RSD 181 Faraday Road, Castlemaine VIC

3450

Friends of Box and Ironbark

Forests (FOBIF)

Postal:

PO Box 689, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Contacts:

President - Doug Ralph

(03) 5470 5407

dralph@mmnet.com.au

PO Box 689, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Kaweka Park Wildflower

Reserve/ Management

Committee

Location:

Hargraves Street, Castemaine VIC 3450

Postal:

PO Box 212, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Contacts:

Secretary - Lesley Perkins

(03) 5472 3124

Licensed Wildlife Controller

Telephone:

(03) 5447 2392

0428 195 941 Mobile

Contacts:

George Moore

2017 McKenzie Street, Kangaroo Flat VIC

3555

Skydancers Butterfly

Sanctuary and Blackjack

Cafe/Gallery

Location:

Cnr Midland Highway & Blackjack Rd,

Harcourt VIC 3453

Telephone:

(03) 5474 2468 Skydancers

(03) 5474 2614 Blackjack Cafe/Gallery

Email:

butterflies@harcourt.vicmail.net

Contacts:

Gary Sobey

Threatened Species Network

Contacts:

Mount Alexander Shire Environmental Project

Manager

0409 413 819 Mobile

Parks Victoria, Flora and Fauna Division

13 6186 Customer Service Division

(03) 5430 4444 NRE

(03) 5472 1110 Hargraves Street,

Castlemaine

Wildlife Rescue and

Information Network (WRIN)

Contacts:

Brenda

(03) 5461 2970

President - Garry Cheers

Wildlife Rescue Emergency

Services Victoria (WRES)

Postal:

PO Box 120, Golden Square VIC 3555

Telephone:

0427 301 401 24 hour Mobile

0500 540 000 All Victoria - Wildlife Rescue -

24hr - directed to closest possible shelter

Internet:

www.wres.org.au

Wildlife Shelter - Newstead

Telephone:

0500 540 000 All Victoria - Wildlife Rescue -

24 hr - directed to closest possible shelter

0419 356 433 Mobile

Contacts:

Dawn and Barry Angus

(03) 5476 2580

0428 571 752

"Teazles", Pyrenees Highway, Newstead

VIC 3462