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Council provides Christmas trees for first time in 4 towns

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… in Bacchus Marsh, Ballan, Blackwood and Gordon. For the first time in its history, Moorabool Council is...

What’s in the State budget for us?

The Andrews Government has set aside $75 million for initial work to a build a large hospital in Melton. The major project was announced this...

Tom Sullivan elected Moorabool Mayor after waiting 20 years

Cr Tom Sullivan is Moorabool's new mayor for 2020-21. The Millbrook farmer, licenced surveyor and father of six takes the reins from David Edwards -...

State Govt gives planning nod for West Gate Tunnel soil in Bacchus Marsh

Moorabool Shire Council is angered and disappointed that the State Planning Minister has approved an amendment to the Moorabool Planning Scheme that will allow...

Illegal rubbish dumping costs Moorabool $80,000 a year

Its been a problem that has plagued Op Shops for years. Unwanted 'donations'. This mess (main image) was left on a nature strip outside...

A month of rain in one day keeps SES on their toes

SES units in Melton, Ballarat and Hepburn have been among the top-five busiest in the state, as the region was drenched with a month’s...

Police seeking assistance in locating stolen bike & trailer

Bacchus Marsh Police are appealing for public assistance regarding the theft of KTM motorcycle and a camper trailer which were stolen from O'Briens Crossing,...

Man hospitalized after bike hits tree in Brisbane Ranges

A 35-year-old man from Sydenham in Melbourne’s west has been taken to hospital after his dirt bike hit a tree at Balliang. He accident happened...

VIDEO: Wild wedgie pays a visit to Myrniong birds-of-prey demo

A wild wedge-tailed eagle has ironically threatened to bring a raptor demonstration to a halt in Myrniong, as organisers educated the community the impact...

Chance to question AEMO about transmission lines

Moorabool Council will host an online session with representatives from the Australian Market Energy Regulator – who have been commissioned to build high voltage...

Moorabool backs ‘Call it out’ campaign

Moorabool Council is backing the 2020 ‘Respect Women: Call it out’ campaign – part of the global 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence. It...

Djerriwarrh Health says surgery won’t be cancelled in merger

Djerriwarrh Health says there will be no reduction in services if a merger with hospital giant Western Health goes ahead. Talks about a voluntary amalgamation...

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