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Be wise on roads

By Meg Kennedy Moorabool emergency services are urging residents to be careful this holiday season after a tragic start. A woman has died, and a baby...

Fatal crash at Balliang East

Police and emergency services are currently at the scene of a fatal crash in Balliang East. It is believed a vehicle left Geelong-Bacchus Marsh Road...

Teen navigates danger from father

By Helen Tatchell It was a chilling phone call to Triple-000 that a 14-year old girl made to save the life of her father. Gemma Hanrahan...

Big deal in Darley

By Helen Tatchell A joint exercise involving the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Australian Border Force (ABF) paid a visit to a property in Darley...

Letter to the Editor: ‘This is a disaster waiting to happen’

Dear Editor, I write in frustration at the lack of basic emergency protection being afforded communities including Blackwood, Barry’s Reef and Golden Point to name...

Hospital only a plan

By Helen Tatchell A ‘cutting-edge hospital of the future’ is not a furphy, it will be built in Toolern (south of Melton), but not any...

Legislation prevents one hour drive

By Meg Kennedy A man who tested positive to cannabis and methamphetamine whilst driving has asked to be granted one-hour’s drive a day. Dean Aquilina...

Bottoms up for export deal

By Helen Tatchell In 1972, Carlton won the VFL premiership and jockey John Letts won his first Melbourne Cup aboard Piping Lane. However, there was...

Bruce, Aussie as a pie and sauce

By Meg Kennedy “Crocodile Dundee meets Dallas” is how Natasha Power Dixon describes her new book Goanna Man, which chronicles the life of Millbrook horse...

Whiskey a go-go

By Todd Whelan The Melbourne Cup is usually associated with thoroughbred racing, and a local man has won a big purse, without a jockey. Rowsley greyhound...