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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...

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...

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...

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...

Rain & rapid Spring growth spell major danger for Moorabool

The CFA is pleading with locals to clean up their yards, gutters, bush blocks and more ahead of what could be a...

Gaps widen as more Bacchus Marsh votes counted

The gap between the record 11 candidates in the East Moorabool ward is widening – but the top four remain the same...

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Young Bacchus Marsh footballer to be immortalized on screen

The memory of a Bacchus Marsh teenager who fatally collapsed on the footy field is about to be honoured in a feature-length...

VIDEO: Moorabool horse spared from meatworks wins races and hearts

This time last year Little Red Fox was more-or-less on death row. But 10-months after being scooped up from...

Night fireboming training south of Eynesbury

The skies over Eynesbury may be a little louder on Wednesday night due to fireboming training south of Eynesbury.

Bacchus Marsh Target site up for grabs

The site of a soon-to-be-defunct Target Country store in the Bacchus Marsh Village Shopping Centre is up for grabs.