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A first for WWII veteran

By Lachlan Ellis (3rd Yr Deakin Uni) He helped in the recovery effort at Hiroshima as a volunteer and now the former Army linesman James Ginnane,...

Conviction with one last chance

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) A man entered a plea of guilty in the Bacchus Marsh Magistrate’s court after disobeying interlock conditions. Appearing before Magistrate...

Bird flu strikes again

Move over COVID, a second strain of avian influenza virus is in Victoria and the message from Agriculture Victoria is to prevent wild birds...

Gate opens for council candidates

By Helen Tatchell On your marks, get set….GO. Mandatory training for Council candidates is now open for all those thinking of standing within Moorabool Shire. The online...

Turning a negative into a positive

By Helen Tatchell The COVID virus in aged care facilities around the country, and the state is growing and, Moorabool is not immune. A spokesperson for...

Aged care heroes recognised

By Lachlan Ellis (3rd Yr Deakin Uni) It was Aged Care Employee Day last week, and residents at Ballan District Health & Care spent the day...

Another threatened species, the Wombat Forest

An enjoyable pastime is exploring the great forests and parks in Moorabool and dipping your toes into the Lerderderg River on a hot day,...

Copping it sweet

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) This paw-fect partner in crime may be making national headlines, but the Bacchus Marsh Police Station is where it...

Is your shed your castle?

I might use that one day This whole COVID thing has given me the perfect excuse to tidy up my shed; not that I need...

Information required on first settlers

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) Are you a community detective? If so, the Bacchus Marsh and District Historical Society are seeking your assistance. A...