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Call for comment on changes to Melton & Buninyong seat borders

If your local State pollie is the Member for Melton – well, it could soon be the Member for Buninyong. The Electoral Boundaries Commission is...

New owners at Greendale Hotel

The Greendale Country Pub is under new ownership – as of this afternoon (Monday). Maddi and Glen Papashalis have taken over from Tony and Leanne...

Moorabool Council keeps seniors connected online

Moorabool Council’s active ageing social support program has been surfing the web – and offering activities such as bingo, dance and trivia competitions online. Mayor...

Local hiker found after night lost in Lerderderg

Bacchus Marsh police and State Emergency Service volunteers have spent the morning searching for a local hiker lost in the Lerderderg Gorge overnight. Ambulance Victoria...

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...

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 -...

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...

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 gender-based violence. It...

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 major -...

$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 $20 million...

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 Shire. Leaders at...

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