0458 525 671                                                     P.O Box 333 Woodend, Vic. 3442

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 About Us



11 editions per year.

February – December 

(No edition January)

The New Woodend Star is managed by a committee consisiting of Rotarians and community members.


Current positions are:


Chairperson: Grant Hocking

Secretary: Barry Napthine

Treasurer: John McCausland/Josephine Falzarano

Committee members: Claudia Green, Jane Watters, Mike Hamer, Tony Waters, Tim Webber

The New Woodend Star – Takes its name from the original Woodend Star which was a newspaper printed from 1888 to approximately 1970.
The New Woodend Star is the community newspaper of Woodend & district, it is an initiative of the Rotary Club of Woodend. The first edition was printed June 1997 and it owes its success to the dedicated body of Rotarians and volunteers who assist in its production and distribution.
The New Woodend Star provides an opportunity for the community to be heard by presenting articles that are interesting, relevant and beneficial to the community.  It provides affordable and effective advertising for our local businesses and tradespeople which helps ensure its sustainability.