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LIVE: SMITH CASHES IN ON DAY THREE IN PERTH

Steve Smith gets his 22nd Test century and the Australian skipper shows no sign of stopping in the third Ashes Test. Follow all the day three action from the WACA in our live blog.

WHO WAS KATE CAMPBELL, TASMANIA'S MYSTERIOUS FIRST POLICEWOMAN?

More than a century later police in Tasmania are still trying to find out the real story behind the state's first 'brave, daring and bright' policewoman.

WELCOME TO THE STREET THAT TAKES CHRISTMAS VERY SERIOUSLY

Every year the residents of Hugo Court, in Melbourne's south-east, decorate their houses with brilliant Christmas lights, attracting thousands of visitors — and occasional police attention.

'I CAN'T KEEP QUIET': SUDANESE STUDENT FIGHTS TO CHANGE STEREOTYPES

Aspiring law student Ayan Macuach wants to be the first in her family to go to university, but says she's had to fight hard to get an opportunity because of the the stereotypes around Sudanese people.

CYCLISTS EXPLAIN THEIR LOVE FOR THE INFAMOUS HELL RIDE

What motivates cyclists to give up their Saturday mornings and race in Melbourne's controversial Hell Ride.

RENTERS SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO LIST THEIR HOMES ON AIRBNB

Subletting my home on Airbnb is one of my plans to bring me closer to buying my own home. So why won't governments support this, asks Koraly Dimitriadis.

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City Information & Statistics

Castlemaine () is a small city in Victoria, Australia, in the goldfields region of Victoria about 120 kilometres northwest by road from Melbourne and about 40 kilometres from the major provincial centre of Bendigo. It is the administrative and economic centre of the Shire of Mount Alexander. The population at the 2011 Census was 6,751. It was named by the chief goldfield commissioner, Captain W. Wright, in honour of his Irish uncle, Viscount Castlemaine. Castlemaine began as a gold rush boomtown in 1851 and developed into a major regional centre, being officially proclaimed a City on 4 December 1965, although since declining in population. It is home to many cultural institutions including the Theatre Royal, the oldest continuously operating theatre in mainland Australia. View More Information at Wikipedia

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