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Man charged over death of Caroline Springs driver

The Major Collision Investigation Unit has charged a 59-year-old man over a collision which led to the death of a Caroline Springs...

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.

New Melton councillors elected

The final results are in for City of Melton elections, with three first-term councillors. The Coburn ward had 16...

Police seek info on indecent act at Melton playground

UPDATE: This story has been updated here RELATED STORY: Ward, Berry, Edwards and Dudzik win East Moorabool

Police believe missing teen may be in Melton

Police are on the lookout for a 17-year-old girl, known to frequent the Melton area. Heidi McDonough was last...

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...

Victoria To Build Southern Hemisphere’s Biggest Battery in Moorabool near Geelong

Power delivery has come along in leaps and bounds over the years and now the Victorian Government wants to build the largest...

Ex-Darley footballer Zak Butters named in Essendon trade talks

Bacchus Marsh-born Zak Butters is a wanted man. The 20-year-old Port Power star has reportedly been a target in...

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...

East Moorabool preferences to be calculated tomorrow – Sullivan, Munari & Tatchell in

Preferences for the East Moorabool ward will be calculated tomorrow (Thursday), after the final first preference votes were counted today.

Ally Munari wins Moorabool’s Woodlands ward

Provisional results from the Victorian Electoral Commission show that Ally Munari has claimed Moorabool’s Woodlands ward – which includes Myrniong, Greendale, Blackwood...

Paul Tatchell wins Central Moorabool ward

Provisional results from the Victorian Electoral Commission show that existing councillor Paul Tatchell has won the race for the Central Moorabool ward...

Bacchus Marsh volunteers help with Werribee River search

Bacchus Marsh SES volunteers have helped in the tragic search for a 14-year-old boy who jumped into the Werribee River last night...

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 –...

Melton LGA active cases plummet to just two

What a fantastic job Victorians have done during lockdown. Total active cases in Victoria today are at 38. At...

Major Collision Investigation Unit blocks off Ballan’s main street

Elite traffic investigators from Melbourne have blocked off Ballan’s main street as part of a re-construction and test of the circumstances that...

PSO charged after Melton & Sunshine alleged assaults

A Protective Service Officer (PSO) has been charged after an internal police investigation. The PSO from the Transit and...

Bacchus Marsh Grammar takes EPA to Supreme Court

Bacchus Marsh Grammar has launched legal action against the Environment Protection Authority after it effectively paved the way for the dumping of...

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...

Moorabool Australia Day nominations now open

Australia Day 2021 is fast approaching and so is the deadline to nominate potential recipients of various Australia Day honours.

Caroline Springs teen charged over brawl

Detectives have charged eight men – including a 19-year-old from Caroline Springs - after a brawl in Melbourne's CBD.

Moorabool Online’s Nathan Dunlop takes part in Movember

by Nathan Dunlop Men's health is something that I didn't take seriously in my teens or early 20's. It...

Melton Amazon centre to create 300 jobs

Melton Council has welcomed Amazon Australia’s plans to open a second Victorian ‘fulfilment centre’ in late 2021 – creating 200 jobs during...

Confirmed COVID19 cases at 2 Woodgrove retailers

Melton retailers JB Hifi and Hairhouse Warehouse were confirmed to be closed on Monday and Tuesday due to COVID19.

4 arrested after Melton Police pelted with bottles

Melton Police have arrested four people after an incident in Harkness last night. It is alleged an estimated 40...

Police roadblock on Western Fwy at Hopetoun Park

The first Western Freeway checkpoint has been set up at Hopetoun Park before dawn this morning (Thursday), after metropolitan lockdown rules kicked...

Bacchus Marsh supermarket worker contracts COVID19

Bacchus Marsh Coles has undergone an overnight deep clean of the entire store, after a team member tested postive to COVID19.

Woman flown to hospital after car-trailbike crash in Melton

A car and a trailbike have collided in Exford Road - next to Melton South Primary School...

COVID19 closes Melton Secondary College, shops & childcare

Closures of buildings have been reported across the suburb of Melton, as 34 fresh cases in have been confirmed across the municipality...

Ausnet releases ‘area of interest’ for power pylon path across Moorabool

The company wanting to build a series of 80m high power pylons across Moorabool has released more information on the project and...

Customer ID checks outside Bacchus Marsh Coles

Police have spent much of the day checking the identity and addresses of customers outside the Coles store in the Bacchus Marsh...

New COVID case in Moorabool, First since March.

Figures released by DHHS overnight revel that Moorabool has recorded a 4th case of CoronaVirus in the shire. This is the first...

Woodlea & Brookfield residents count the cost of late night trouble makers

Residents in Brookfield and Woodlea are counting the cost as a group of people caused thousands of...

6 Weeks Stage 3 Lock Down as of midnight tomorrow for metropolitan area

Premier Daniel Andrews has today announced further restrictions for Metropolitan Melbourne. This comes as he announced that today, we will pass 1...

Melton COVID19 cases jump to 64

While Moorabool continues to record no active COVID19 cases, the City of Melton has seen another two locals testing positive overnight.