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Saturday, January 23, 2021

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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.

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...

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...

Huge auction to mark end of Ballan op shop and café

Stock at Ballan’s ‘middle op shop’ will be auctioned from noon-1.30pm tomorrow (Saturday) in a massive fundraiser for the Jane McGrath Foundation.

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...

26 charges laid over reckless fire behaviour in 2019/20

It’s been 14 years since the Brisbane Ranges were ablaze, and 37 years since the Wombat and Lerderderg forests saw their last...

$20m+ for new public housing in Moorabool

The State Government has identified Moorabool as one of 21 priority areas for public housing and has set aside a minimum of...

9 Moorabool brigades say they won’t fight fires near transmission lines

A growing list of Moorabool CFA firefighting groups say they will not tackle blazes near a proposed electrical transmission line across the...

How crowded is your Ballarat-line train… normally?

Vline has released new data, showing just how crowded our peak-hour trains are in a non-COVID world – and where the most...

Mooraboool record repeated across the land

A record number of female councillors have been elected in the Moorabool Council – and that’s been reflected in the breaking of...

Hospital merger talks re-start

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

Ballan accommodation with rooftop garden bar could be on the way soon

If you’ve ever tried to book a night at a hotel in Ballan over the last five years, you’ll find it was...

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13-year-old teen charged over Melton assault

When news broke of a 52-year-old woman being assaulted in broad daylight in the centre of Melton, no one would have suspected...

Respected locksmith & firefighter laid to rest Saturday

If you have ever been locked out of your house or car in Moorabool – there’s a very good chance you’ve met...

VIDEO: Ash Wednesday survivor wants West Moorabool & Ballarat gorse gone

A Vline inspector has assured locals in Moorabool’s far west that work to control gorse up to 3m high will start within...

VIDEO: Melton CIU seek info after youth attacks woman

Melton detectives are seeking information about an unprovoked assault on a woman in central Melton on Tuesday. 52-year-old 'Melinda'...