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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.

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

Drugs overtake alcohol on roads after Moorabool-Melton blitz

A total of 14 drug drivers and another eight over the blood-alcohol limit have been detected on roads in the Moorabool and...

VIDEO: Councillors sworn in 2 hours after last results – Record number of women elected

Moorabool’s seven councillors have been formally sworn in at the Darley council offices, just two hours after provisional results were announced for...

Ward, Berry, Edwards & Dudzik win East Moorabool

Moorabool Shire Council has another two new councillors - Rod Ward and Moira Berry - following the provisional count of preferences in...

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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...