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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...

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...

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...

Car collides with Moorabool garbage truck, then train — Maddingley driver tests positive to drugs

Ballarat-line trains have been disrupted and a Rockbank woman is in hospital, after her sedan collided with a Moorabool Council-contracted garbage truck, pushing it...

Police guard at local Ausnet meetings — National Windfarm Commissioner adds transmission lines to his role

Just days after a proposed new Federal seat was announced, the Morrison Government has expanded the powers of the National Wind Farm Commissioner to...

3 charged over car dumped on rail line & Gordon thefts

A trio from Victoria’s south west have been charged over at least three Gordon burglaries and a car dumped on the Ballarat train line. The...

Draft report: New seat, new name, new pollie

Most of Moorabool, Melton and Hume is likely to end up in the new seat of Hawke after the release of a draft map...

$1.6 million for ‘1001 Steps’ at Darley

The State Government will hand over $1.6 million for the development of the 1001 Steps at Darley’s Bald Hill for arts and nature-based tourism. One...

Moorabool bushranger’s prison break makes LGBTIA+ history book

A former prison which witnessed the ingenious escape of a Moorabool bushranger has been included in a study of LGBTIA+ people in Victorian history. Andrew...

Moorabool bushranger’s legacy celebrated in double-storey CAFS installation

A Moorabool lay preacher-turned-bushranger will be remembered from tonight (Friday) in a lightshow projected onto Child and Family Services in Ballarat. Ludbrook House – on...

Twilight pick-your-own-sunflowers in Dunnstown this Sunday

Moorabool’s original pick-your-own sunflower farm has announced new opening times for the Labour Day long weekend – including a twilight session this Sunday. After some...

Police phone number used to allegedly scam Ballarat woman

Police are investigating a complex scam in which the phone number of a police station was used to attempt to take money from a...

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