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Nation heats up

The Bureau of Meteorology has released its 2019 Annual Climate Statement, showing 2019 was both the warmest and driest year on record for Australia. The...

Looking for a 2020 vision

After nearly four years and 35 exhibitions later, the B-Mac visual arts gallery in Bacchus Marsh is seeking new premises. The Bacchus Marsh Art’s Council...

Contributing to the need

By Helen Tatchell “Staggered by the community response”, is how a business owner described donations for bushfire victims and animals in East Gippsland. Asha Shanahan, proprietor...

Award dedicated to all volunteers

By Kate Taylor For his contribution to arts and culture in Bacchus Marsh, resident John Spain will be awarded Citizen of the Year at Moorabool...

‘Thanks mate’

By Helen Tatchell It started out as a truck convoy of hay from Ballan to bushfire ravaged towns in East Gippsland; it ended with raw...

‘And…action!’ at Pykes

By Meg Kennedy Pykes Creek Reservoir in Myrniong transformed to ‘Cochituate Lake’ in Massachusetts, USA for a feature film shoot today. The reservoir was closed to...

BREAKING: Moorabool Citizen of the Year announced

Moorabool Shire Council has announced their 2020 Citizen of the Year - John Spain, in the lead up to the 2020 Australia Day awards Citizen...

A calculated effort

By Meg Kennedy A Bacchus Marsh student is well on his way to becoming the next Einstein, after topping his Year 12 class last year. Michael...

It’s been a good ride…off the sheep’s back

By Meg Kennedy An iconic Ballan business will see a change of hands this New Year. Rodney and Wendy Harrison have been operating The Skin Inn...

Trees to be pruned

Minor commuting delays will be experienced this week and next, but it is not the trains. Moorabool Shire Council are undertaking aerial inspections and tree...