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Council rejects RV stays

By Lachlan Ellis After almost three years, the ‘RV Friendly Town Program’ has come before Council again, with the invitation to join the program soundly...

Youth show off their talent

By Lachlan Ellis In celebration of Victorian Youth Week 2021, the Moorabool Youth Action Group (YAG) hosted ‘Moorabool’s Got Talent’ – with hundreds of dollars...

A plan that not everyone rates as good

By Lachlan Ellis It was ‘take-two’ at the July Ordinary Meeting of Council, as the Revenue and Rating Plan came before Council, again, after being...

Hats off to the new doctor

By Bianca Roberts (Intern 3rd Year Melb Uni) Michael Ryan has been awarded an honourary degree, Doctor of the University Honoris Causa, by Federation University...

COVID, too close for comfort

By Lachlan Ellis Pumped. That is how the Ballan community feel after no positive covid cases have come out of last week’s exposure site. To read...

Appeal for birds to stay on the road

By Bianca Roberts (Intern 3rd Year Melb Uni) Unique birds of prey have swooped upon Ballan in the latest event from the Wombats Regional Arts...

Future bright despite Devils loss

Darley v Redan – By Todd Whelan Darley was left lamenting ‘what could’ve been’ in their 17-point loss to Redan at City Oval on Saturday. To...

Expanding the grapevines

By Lachlan Ellis It all began at Myrniong, but almost half a century later, St. Anne’s Winery has opened a new cellar door in Bendigo. To...

Moving the goal posts on boundaries

By Lachlan Ellis Bacchus Marsh voters may find themselves in the middle of two shifts in the next Federal and State elections, with the area...

Short stories win big

By Lachlan Ellis From over 300 entries, to a longlist of 13, then a final five, the best three stories in the Peter Carey Short...