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Three in hospital after 2-car collision on Western Highway

7.30pm UPDATE: A two car accident near the Leigh Creek roadhouse has slowed traffic on the Western highway to a crawl...

6 months jail after 180km/h Western Fwy pursuit

A man already in prison over a shooting has been sentenced to an extra six months behind bars after driving at more...

Melton man arrested as 87-year-old victim fights for life

A 56-year-old Kurunjang man and a 45-year-old Morwell woman have been arrested in Melbourne's north after an overnight assault which has left...

Hospital merger talks re-start

Djerriwarrh Health Services and Western Health are 'back in the boardroom', resuming talks about a potential amalgamation. The two...

2 road accidents in 40-minutes as thunder rolls across Moorabool

Emergency services have been kept on their toes this afternoon (Wednesday) as storm have swept across the Moorabool region.

Visitor rules for COVID19 ease at Ballarat Health Services

Children under 16 and up to two people from one household will be allowed to visit patients at Ballarat Health Services from...

Police investigate suspicious Mt Warrenheip fire

Detectives from the Moorabool Crime Investigation Unit are investigating a grass fire at Mt Warrenheip tonight (Tuesday). The blaze...

Drugs overtake alcohol on roads after Moorabool-Melton blitz

A total of 14 drug drivers and another eight over the blood-alcohol limit have been detected on roads in the Moorabool and...

Police interview Melton man over alleged indecent act near playground

Detectives from Brimbank Sexual Offence and Child Abuse Investigation Team have arrested a man after an alleged indecent act in Melton South...

Police investigate Rowsley car fire

Police are appealing for information about a burning car found on its side in a steep, remote area of Rowsley overnight.

Ring of Steel to go, Metro and Regional now have same COVD rules

After 18 weeks of intense lockdown, Premier Daniel Andrews has now relaxed the COVID restrictions separating metro and regional Victoria.

Man charged over death of Caroline Springs driver

The Major Collision Investigation Unit has charged a 59-year-old man over a collision which led to the death of a Caroline Springs...

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Awards chair, teenage charity worker and Winterknits honoured in Moorabool

Three sets of people – all associated with Ballan – have taken out the 2021 Moorabool Citizen, Young Citizen and Event of...

Eynesbury rollover after kangaroo’s close call

A man is shaken, but unharmed, after a close call with a kangaroo led to a rollover on Eynesbury Rd tonight.

Man flown to hospital after Ballan rollover

A 44-year-old man has been flown to the Royal Melbourne hospital after the ute he was in rolled near the Ballan Mineral...

Why are passenger trains on the Ballarat-Geelong line?

Blink and you might miss it. Passenger trains have returned to the Ballarat-Geelong line - but not for long.