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‘Tree’mendous plantings

Responsible for the management and maintenance of over 18,000 urban and reserves trees, Moorabool Council has committed an ongoing $100,000 for the planting of...

Want to be a bird watcher?

By Helen Tatchell The Wombat State Forest is home to many creatures, great and small, but it is one particular small creature that Monash University...
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A backyard is all you need

By Carol Saffer Australia currently generates 7.6 million tonnes of food waste every year. With urban agriculture on the rise, one low cost way to divert...

Airport stoush

  By Helen Tatchell Rumours are flying on the airwaves that Moorabool Shire Council is considering selling the Bacchus Marsh aerodrome. Is it fact or fiction? Both...

Supporting wounded warriors

By Jessica Howard The Bacchus Marsh RSL Women’s Auxiliary have helped to create hundreds of laundry bags in support of Australia’s servicemen and women. The laundry...

Preserving aviation history

By Helen Tatchell Pegasus – the name means horse and is also the name of a rewards promotion gift to a local not for profit...

Eggcellent art

By Jessica Howard Humpty Dumpty sat on the wall, and didn’t fall, at the Darley Neighbourhood House. A 3D mosaic replicating the character in the old...

Ejected after stripping to undies

By Helen Tatchell If ever a council meeting needed to be live-streamed it was on Wednesday 2 May at the Ballan council chambers. The meeting ended...

Artist on national stage

By Jane Gardner Wadawurrung Elder and Gordon resident, Aunty Marlene Gilson is certainly making a name for herself as an artist. After a number of...

Good growth in grassroots sport

By Jessica Howard The Bacchus Marsh Scorpions are celebrating 10-years on the soccer field this year. The local club was established in 2008 and at the...