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Time to throw your hat in the ring

A by-election for the council seat of Woodlands Ward in Moorabool shire will take place on Saturday 14 December this year. Thinking about nominating as...

National capital visit

By Meg Kennedy Students at Bacchus Marsh Primary School had an up-close experience of democracy, including with Governor-General David Hurley, following a recent trip...

Sensible area for students

By Meg Kennedy Students with disabilities and special needs at Darley Primary School will now be able to experience a different kind of learning. Parliamentary Secretary...

Young ones experiencing culture

By Meg Kennedy Children of Wallace Kindergarten are set to have hands-on experience with indigenous bush foods and Aboriginal culture, with a new play space...

Running with heart

By Meg Kennedy Just last year, young Bacchus Marsh resident Evelyn Grant couldn’t walk 100-metres without being short of breath and was recovering from cardiac...

Report ready to read

By Kate Taylor Moorabool Shire Council’s Annual Report is now available for residents to read. Councillors voted on the report at the October 2 council...

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...

Message is clear – ‘kick cancer’s butt’

By Meg Kennedy Hundreds of visitors crowded Ballan IGA to see Samuel Johnson last week, as part of the Love Your Sister advocate and actor’s...

Pink-tober popular

By Helen Tatchell The colour pink is now a common site around Ballan and district, for good reason. Pink up your town – Ballan, running under...

Surveying the safety

Following hundreds of road casualties in Moorabool within the last five years, Moorabool Shire Council is currently developing a Community Road Safety Strategy and...