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Councillor declares interest as candidate in State election

By Kate Taylor Watch out, the snake catcher is coming: that’s Jarrod Bingham’s message to state parliamentarians as he launches his bid for the seat...
L - R: Cr. Dudzik, Cr. Bingham and Cr. Keogh

Eeny, meeny, miny, moe … Which two councillors have come to blows?

By Kate Taylor A monitor has been appointed to Moorabool Shire Council, and the ratepayer is footing the bill. Unlike nearby councils plagued by...

Book History Week in

By Carol Saffer As History Week approaches, Ballan Shire Historical Society is taking part by holding an open day at the Ballan Court House in...

Healthier choice on tap

By Helen Tatchell Thirsty? You can now save money, and the environment, with a new free drinking water fountain in Ballan. Conveniently placed in the town’s...

A VFL premiership player

By Meg Kennedy Bacchus Marsh may still be celebrating local AFL Eagles player Liam Duggan’s premiership win, but another iconic footy player and former resident...

A ton of mums

By Jane Gardner A popular Mother’s Day luncheon has been a major fundraiser for the Wallace & District Kindergarten for an impressive 36-years. Each year,...

Moorabool mapped out

By Meg Kennedy “Leave the freeway and explore Moorabool Shire for a unique day out”, is the call to action after the release of a...

Teenager dies after roll-over

By Meg Kennedy Rather than celebrating the Australia Day long weekend, two families are in mourning after another fatal accident on the Western Freeway near...

Don’t strike a match

By Meg Kennedy When the clock struck midnight on Monday, 12 November, the Moorabool Shire officially entered the 2018/19 Fire Danger Period (FDP). Although this...

EXCLUSIVE – 3500+ people to go cold as Ballan to shiver with no power

By Carol Saffer “We understand outages are inconvenient and we thank customers for their understanding..” - Powercor Put the bed-socks on and stay in bed with an extra blanket as Powercor plans...