Local media

Newspapers

There are 4 local newspapers distributed throughout the shire on a weekly basis.

The Macedon Ranges LeaderStar WeeklyThe Free Press and Midland Express newspapers are published each Tuesday.

Radio

100.7 Highlands FM is the Macedon Ranges’ very own community radio station that offers community service announcements and broadcasts a range of programs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Television

Channel frequencies vary across the shire. If you live in:

  • the south of the shire, you may receive Melbourne channels (ABC, Seven, Nine, Ten, SBS and Channel 31).
  • the east or west of the shire, you may receive either Bendigo or Ballarat channels (ABC, SBS, Prime, WIN and Southern Cross Austereo).