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Bushfire in Morrisons pine plantation

Almost a dozen fire vehicles – including air support – have raced to Morrisons, where a bushfire has destroyed half an acre of land...

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...

Moorabool wind farm turbines finished

Construction is now finished on all 104 wind turbines at the Moorabool Windfarm, south of Ballan. Goldwind Australia Senior Project Manager Dusan Hadzi-Nikolov said it...

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...

$600,000 fire station for Morrisons

After several near-misses with bushfires over the last two decades, Morrisons is getting a fire station worthy of the 21st century. The State Government has...

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 -...

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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