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High voltage causes Moorabool & Melton solar shutdowns — Relief on the way

If your solar inverter has been conking out for no apparent reason, Powercor wants to hear from you. High voltage levels have been recorded across...

New bus timetime for Bacchus Marsh, Ballan, Watergardens, Caroline Springs

Might pay to double check the PTV website because new suburban bus timetables have taken effect (Sunday 28 February). The changes are on routes connected...

Moorabool loves sunflower tourism

The wonderful thought of getting lost in a forest of sunflowers is bringing thousands of Melbournians into Moorabool. That’s what happened in early 2020 –...

AusNet releases clearer idea of transmission line sites

AusNet Services has announced what it calls “corridors” for further investigation and consultation for the Western Victoria Transmission Network Project. The 190km high-voltage transmission line...

Woman with baby injured during Ballan burglary

Bacchus Marsh detectives are investigating an aggravated burglary on a home behind a Ballan fruit shop which left a woman with lacerations from smashed...

Woman trapped under tractor for hours

** This is a breaking news story and details may be subject to change ** MONDAY UPDATE - Worksafe has since confirmed the accident happened...

Moorabool moves to stage 4 for first time

The entire state of Victoria will move to stage-4 COVID19 restrictions between 11.59pm tonight (Friday) and 11.59pm Wednesday. It will be the first time the...

Accused pleads guilty to manslaughter after Maddingley hit-run

A murder charge has been dropped against the 31-year-old Bacchus Marsh man accused of the hit-run death of a Werribee motorcyclist on Woolpack Rd. Damien...

Darley meeting told powerlines will decrease home values by 30-50%

A meeting of 120 concerned locals has been told that the value of their homes could “conservatively” be cut in half if high-voltage transmission...

Transmission line campaign highlights impact on Darley homes

Locals are gathering tonight in Darley to find out about the visual impact of high voltage powerlines on the suburb – and what it...

Hunt for offenders after Taz-like crimewave

Police have described the effect of a Ballan/Gordon/Mt Egerton crime-spree as “a bit like the Tasmanian Devil”. No offenders – or Looney Tunes characters –...

Debate sparks new Moorabool Pride event – MP offers to donate rainbow flags

A new Ballan-based group wants Moorabool homes and businesses to display rainbow banners on IDAHOBIT DAY “to show the world that everyone is welcome...

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