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CHEERS!

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) After a long slog of pubs being closed during the COVID-19 lockdown, Bacchus Marsh residents were finally able to...

Art group still homeless

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) It’s been nine months and the birth of a new home for the Bacchus Marsh Art Council (BMAC) is...

Grave concerns normal

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) Spooky things are happening at the local cemetery, so grave it may make a coffin sink. A Bacchus Marsh resident...

Moorabuild to begin in Darley

By Lachlan Ellis (3rd Yr Deakin Uni) An ageing pavilion is about to receive a much-needed facelift after a huge injection of funds from the State...

Farmers border campaign bears fruit

By Lachlan Ellis (3rd Yr Deakin Uni) With pandemic restrictions hitting farmers hard, farming groups have lobbied State Governments across Australia with innovative ideas to alleviate...

Senator ploughs through spin

By Helen Tatchell Paul Keating once said, “this is the recession we had to have”, last week it was the ‘meeting the community had to...

Medal for valour

By Lachlan Ellis (3rd Yr Deakin Uni) A WWII veteran has become the latest Moorabool resident to be awarded with the Commemorative Medallion introduced in July,...

Crafty kids protect platypus

By Lachlan Ellis (3rd Yr Deakin Uni) You might not have even known it, but platypus live in Moorabool’s waterways – a fact that Bacchus Marsh’s...

Home sweet home

An identification chip has helped reunite a missing feline with the owner, after eight years on the run. The fluffy ginger neutered male cat went...

Toxic soil ‘safe’

By Lachlan Ellis (3rd Yr Deakin Uni) In a decision that could lead to legal action and a local school leaving town, the Environment Protection Authority...