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PFAS protest kicks off in Sunbury

Residents in Sunbury and Bulla today have stepped up their fight in the battle to stop PFAS contaminated soil entering their region for disposal....

Moorabool Memories: I better go back

If you have a Moorabool Memory you would like to share, send it through to news@mooraboolonline.com.au The town had not been by passed and the...

Your surroundings control your eating

The rule of proximity is simply, if you can reach it with ease, you'll eat it.This means that if you have easy access to...

Serious Accident closes Western Freeway, West bound

UPDATE: 6:10pm, Freeway is still blocked west bound due to the earlier incident. The west-bound lanes of the Western Freeway are blocked near Ballarat,...

Police on scene of fatal accident in Kurunjang

Police are on scene on Gisborne Rd, Kurunjang after an accident between an SUV and motorcycle turned fatal. Emergency services were called to the...

Plan to grow Bungaree and Wallace to create 345 jobs and $50M in local economic benefit

Bungaree and Wallace will be connected to a sewer network if plans for the project go ahead. The much needed infrastructure is needed to...

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Serious Accident closes Western Freeway, West bound

UPDATE: 6:10pm, Freeway is still blocked west bound due to the earlier incident. The west-bound lanes of the Western Freeway are blocked near Ballarat,...

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Moorabool Memories: I better go back

If you have a Moorabool Memory you would like to share, send it through to news@mooraboolonline.com.au The town had not been by passed and the...

Your surroundings control your eating

The rule of proximity is simply, if you can reach it with ease, you'll eat it.This means that if you have easy access to...

Moorabool Memories: It’s Magic

Sitting on the second story verandah at midday on a Saturday afternoon contemplating the the day so far surveying the streetscape not a person...

$500 each for Bacchus Marsh community groups to spend locally

Got a good idea to keep the local economy ticking? The (Bendigo Bank) Community Bank Bacchus Marsh is offering $500 to every community organisation in...

First sod turned on vital gas line for Parwan

Digging has begun on Parwan South Rd for a ‘city gate’ gas connection to activate the Parwan Employment Precinct. L&G Meats (westsidemeats.com.au) have committed $730,000...

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Your surroundings control your eating

The rule of proximity is simply, if you can reach it with ease, you'll eat it.This means that if you have easy access to...

Freemasons taking COVID precautions after QF778 flight visitor

Bacchus Marsh facility, Royal Freemasons is currently appealing for visitors to the lodge that did not sign in to make contact. It comes after...

Ballan man in the running for national award

A Ballan man who has endured two strokes, a heart operation and cancer has been selected as a Stroke Foundation 2021 national Stroke Awards...

Jobs key talking point in merger

Moorabool Shire Council Mayor Tom Sullivan has written to Health Minister Martin Foley seeking assurance that there will be no local job losses should...

First COVID19 jab given in Moorabool

Local history has been made this week with the very first COVID19 vaccination given within the Moorabool Shire. Long-time Bacchus Marsh local Bill Cowan was...

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Police speaking with a man regarding Melton death

A body of a man found at a block of units in Melton has been identified. Police are speaking with a local man who...

UPDATED: Man found dead at Melton units

Police have established a crime scene at an address on Henry Street in Melton following the discovery of a man's body just before 3.30pm...

Stolen car crashes into house in Melton

Silence was shattered last night in Harkness (Melton West) when a stolen vehicle lost control and crashed into a house. Investigators have been told the...

Does your WiFi drop out or seem slower in some parts of your home?

In theory, all you need is a wireless modem to enjoy a wireless connection for all your devices. Yet in the real world, Wifi...

Moorabool Memories: It’s Magic

Sitting on the second story verandah at midday on a Saturday afternoon contemplating the the day so far surveying the streetscape not a person...

Relics to be unearthed at historic Rockbank Inn

Built in the 1850's, the Rockbank Inn was believed to be a hotel, stable and store for gold prospectors travelling to the goldfields area....

Moorabool Memories: Tidy Town

Many years ago before Ballan was by-passed, the traffic was so thick on weekends and public holidays. It was bumper to bumper from Ballan...

Another day, another incident at Pykes Creek

An accident on Western Freeway had traffic a standstill after a semi-trailer jack-knifed near a notorious blackspot. The truck crashed in the Ballarat-bound lanes...

Ballan man in the running for national award

A Ballan man who has endured two strokes, a heart operation and cancer has been selected as a Stroke Foundation 2021 national Stroke Awards...

The demotivators of weight loss

Everyone has motivators in life, things that cause boosts in motivation, reasons to change, and strategies & tricks they use to try and stay...

EPA approves Environment Management Plan for MBC site

Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has approved an Environment Management Plan (EMP) for the Maddingley Brown Coal (MBC) site in Bacchus Marsh. The EMP was...

Moorabool votes no to rainbow flag

Moorabool councillors have voted against a policy that would allow the flying of rainbow flags at Council offices on IDAHOBIT Day. Lack of community consultation...

Flower farming blooms in Moorabool

By Kate Sharkey A little bit of Mexico has come to Bungaree. Flowers that is! Dahlias - and lots of them. Dahlias are native to Mexico but they’ve...

If you have an iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch, Update it now

Apple has released an urgent patch for its iOS running on their iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch range. The security patch plugs a vulnerability...

Man hospitalized after Moorabool windfarm accident

Paramedics have treated a service technician for lower body injuries after an accident at the Moorabool Windfarm. The man in his 50s was taken to...

8pm Good Friday Moorabool Update

We do it every year, reach into our pockets and donate to the Royal Childrens Hospital Good Friday Appeal. Today was no different with...

Petrol prices rising – Fill up now.

In the leads up to Easter, we have been lucky to have petrol prices around the $1.28 pricepoint. That's all about to change for...

Maddingley ram owner accused of ramming cars

Witnesses have told the court they thought they were going to die after a Maddingley man allegedly rammed two cars and drove after an...

Contaminated soil pushes West Gate Tunnel opening to at least 2024

A State Government briefing has revealed that the controversial West Gate Tunnel project may not be finished until at least 2024. That’s two years later...

Witness sobs, describing threats to self, neighbours, Moorabool staff & councillors

## This article contains content that some readers may find distressing ## A Moorabool councillor has broken down in court as she described threats allegedly...

$500 each for Bacchus Marsh community groups to spend locally

Got a good idea to keep the local economy ticking? The (Bendigo Bank) Community Bank Bacchus Marsh is offering $500 to every community organisation in...

Lerderderg Gorge cliff drama — Car crashes on notorious Morrisons road

Emergency services - including a police helicopter - have been called to a teenager stuck on a cliff near McKenzies Flat in the Lerderderg...

Bacchus Marsh ‘Jackie Chan’ ram owner disputes bail date

A Maddingley man who took his pet ram to Canberra and slept rough with the Merino around the streets of Melbourne will find out...

Gordon burglary accused also charged with deception offences

It’s been revealed three people charged in relation to a series of burglaries in Gordon were also involved in a string of deception offences...