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Baby blitz

By Meg Kennedy There must be something in the water in Moorabool, as the number of births has reached a record high in the Shire. Moorabool...

TRAFFIC ALERT

By Jessica Howard  As the construction of the new Halletts Way interchange nears completion, pedestrian access across the bridge will be closed. From Monday October 16,...

Our new Aussies

By Helen Tatchell “God bless little children while they're still too young to hate”, is a line in the song ‘Old dogs, children and watermelon...

VEC recommends ward boundary changes

The final report for the Moorabool Shire Council subdivision review has been released. In it, the Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) recommends adjusting the boundaries...

Fungi flourishes, but be wary

By Alison Pouliot The recent widespread rains have produced an astonishing diversity and abundance of mushrooms this autumn. Fungi in every imaginable form and colour...

Caring for our aged

In the past, media reports nationally paint a disturbing picture about Aged Care workers, but it is a lot brighter closer to home. Aged Care...
Bacchus Marsh RSL President Cherrison Lawton (right) with Centenary of Armistice Memorial Project sub-committee member, Terry Rosewarne hold a number of the old name plaques. Photo – Jessica Howard

Centenary to mark end of WW1

By Jessica Howard The Bacchus Marsh RSL are commemorating 100 years of Armistice Day, by bringing to life the stories of the service men...

Closure targets country

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) Bacchus Marsh are bidding farewell a store that has been around for over 20 years’ and rumours have begun...

Not even a brief consultation

By Kate Taylor There’s a big difference between ‘consultation’ and ‘briefings’ and Moorabool Shire Council is making that very clear to Maddingley Brown Coal. A spokesperson...

Explosion in Maddingley

By Jessica Howard UPDATE 8:25am The gas leak located in the vicinity of Osborne Street, Maddingley was identified by authorities at around 10:30pm last night. The...