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Ballan woman abandons 2-year dream to flee COVID in UK

By Meg Kennedy Heathrow Airport is a ghost town. I lug my suitcase around empty terminals before finally reaching my gate, thinking the Qantas plane looks...

Moorabool backs Sunday’s virtual walk against gender-based violence

Moorabool Councillors will hit the streets this Sunday clad in orange – as part of a campaign to end gender-based violence. But in the wake...

Protestors hit Melton — Alliance roadshow comes to Ballan & Wallace

A group lobbying to put high-voltage overhead transmission lines underground is taking its roadshow to Mill Park Ballan from 6pm tomorrow (Friday) and Springbank...

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 -...

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...

A good ‘shot’ of coffee… literally!

Bullet casings, bolts, rock and gravel not what you’d hope to find in your coffee beans. For Moorabool-based coffee roaster, Luke McPherson this was just...

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...

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