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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...

Local school fights Feds to keep fees down

One of Victoria’s biggest independent schools has taken the lead and helped to set up a group to lobby against a new...

$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...

Maddingley man runs Ballarat half-marathon to mark NAIDOC Week

A Maddingley runner will be pounding the pavement around Lake Wendouree next week to help raise funds for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation.

2 road accidents in 40-minutes as thunder rolls across Moorabool

Emergency services have been kept on their toes this afternoon (Wednesday) as storm have swept across the Moorabool region.

Visitor rules for COVID19 ease at Ballarat Health Services

Children under 16 and up to two people from one household will be allowed to visit patients at Ballarat Health Services from...

Police investigate suspicious Mt Warrenheip fire

Detectives from the Moorabool Crime Investigation Unit are investigating a grass fire at Mt Warrenheip tonight (Tuesday). The blaze...

Teen missing from Ballarat East

Police are seeking help to find Alana Carver – a 15-year-old who was last seen in Ballarat East a week ago.

Fines for Bacchus Marsh & Ballarat massage parlour operator

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured total court penalties of $19,100 after a Bacchus Marsh and Ballarat Chinese massage parlour operator admitted...

17 fire vehicles called to Mt Buninyong bushfire

An estimated 10-to-15 hectares of steep forest has been destroyed in a bushfire on Mt Buninyong. The blaze –...

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Local MP wants 15,000km feathered tourist spared

A Western Victorian Upper House MP is calling for the life of a pigeon to be saved, after it made an epic...

5G now covering most of Bacchus Marsh & Balliang East

Telstra has achieved a national milestone – with one in two Aussies now able to connect to a 5G signal.

Melton Police search for missing Brookfield teen

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing girl Athiang. The 12-year-old was last seen at her...

$1million reward for information leading to Ballarat murder arrest

A $1 million reward has been announced for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the detah...