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Native birds swoop into spring

Magpies warbling is one of the most familiar and endearing sounds of Australian wildlife, yet the whirring and whooshing sounds of a swooping magpie...

Remembering the tunes of yesteryear

By Meg Kennedy Putting their art on vinyl is hopefully ‘music to the ears’ for fans of a local folk music duo. Cat and Clint comprises...

The hall is alive with the sounds of music

By Jessica Howard ‘Tis the season for the Moorabool Light Orchestra to perform its annual festive concert. ‘Sounds of the Season’ will this year feature...

Deadly drink-driver nearly four times over legal limit

By Jessica Howard The driver accused of killing 22-year-old Gisborne man Hayden Kloppers was nearly four times over the legal blood alcohol limit, a...

Venues win with punters losses

By Meg Kennedy Almost $10 million was lost on poker machines in Moorabool in the last 12-months. New data released by the Victorian Commission for Gambling...
Mark Peirce, the owner of the seven dead alpacas, reported the incident to local police and council Photo - Jessica Howard

Dead stock massacred

By Jessica Howard A dog attack in Coimadai has left seven alpacas dead. Resident Mark Peirce said the four adults and three six-month-old juniors were...
Ballan Lionesses Float - Winner of Mayor's Award

Ballan Autumn Festival – Parade Results

Mayor’s Award: Most outstanding float by a community group Ballan Lioness Club Most Popular Sporting Group Kyokushin Karate Most Outstanding Commercial Entry Mill Rose Café Most Outstanding Individual Entry Colin Holmes Most Outstanding School Entry Ballan...

BP proposal after Bunnings booted

By Helen Tatchell Two new service stations could become bookends at Maddingley and Bacchus Marsh with proposed planning permit applications submitted to Moorabool Shire Council. The...

Healthy new build for Marsh

By Meg Kennedy A bigger and better ambulance hub that will allow Bacchus March paramedics the space they need to respond to emergencies has officially...

Moorabool – still in fire danger

Residents of Moorabool are warned that the fire danger period (FDP) has now been extended. District 15 Operations Manager Brett Boatman said fire restrictions have...