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Free mulch ‘sells’ out

Getting the garden ‘spring ready’ requires mulching trees and plants in readiness for the hot summer weather. To read the full story - Simply click...

Plans to mine with ‘No Consent’

Mooraboolites are all too familiar with the battles around toxic soil and overhead powerlines, but there’s a third fight underway – against gold mining...

Library application submitted

By Lachlan Ellis A bid for $4.25 million in State Government funding has been submitted by Council one week before the deadline, prompting the question...

Be on the lookout for koalas

By Lachlan Ellis The addition of Gordon to ‘Save the Koalas’ map of koala habitats has prompted renewed calls not only to report koala sightings...

Overlay doesn’t hold water

By Lachlan Ellis A recommendation to introduce a flood overlay has come before Council for the second time, with supporters citing safety and planning benefits,...

Teen takes out global award

By Lachlan Ellis The face of a Moorabool charity has won another award for her work helping the special needs community, and it’s gold, gold,...

Council ordered to get the jab

By Lachlan Ellis A vaccine mandate for authorised workers has come into effect, with Council staff ordered by the State Government to have at least...

New rain reader sought

By Lachlan Ellis After more than 45 years, Ballan’s official rainfall reader is passing on the torch – or rather, the rain gauge – to...

Keeping the mouse out of the house

There is a warning from a Federal Minister - Mouse numbers could rise again this spring; Farmers should be alert for signs of increased...

Check home pool and spa barriers

The call is out to prepare for the summer pool season, as toddler drowning rates spike to a four-year high. To read the full story...

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