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Compassion for victim of violence

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) A woman feared her safety may be compromised if she reported her ex-partner as the complainant in a speeding...

Princess honour

By Lachlan Ellis (3rd Yr Deakin Uni) Keeley Johnson is one of only two recipients in Australia awarded The Diana Award in 2020, and she lives...

Dirt dug on past

By Helen Tatchell It has taken a backhoe, a crowbar and a fair bit of elbow grease to remove a thick layer of concrete housing...

You’re terrible Moorabool – Crs vote to raise rates

By Helen Tatchell The annual 2020/21 budget has been adopted by Council and will deliver something for everyone, including a two-per cent rate increase for...

The Perspective – you wouldn’t read about it.

By Paul Tatchell There is a reason why windscreens are bigger than rear view mirrors, it can be dangerous to spend more time looking backwards...

Go Away, Mr WVTNP

Dear Editor, Something is happening in Australia and I’m not sure I like it. Progress? I doubt it. A backwards step? Definitely. My phone rings...

Bookmarking a kind gesture

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) Two primary school aged students have performed a simple act of kindness towards Moorabool Shire’s elderly population, by making...

Costly plan could deny small town projects

By Kate Taylor Drowning in debt or floating vital infrastructure – that was the debate over Moorabool Shire Council building a new sports complex including...

Nose punch ‘silly thing to do’

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) A 20-year-old woman created a ‘bloody’ mess for herself after attending a Ballarat address to back-up her brother in...

Washing hands becomes concerning

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) Soap dispensers in public conveniences have been damaged and now removed, after an allegation of an unknown substance causing...