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Virus hits Moorabool

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) COVID-19 has made its way to the Moorabool Shire, beginning its path at a local aged care facility. The Bacchus...

Intervention will give community no voice

By Helen Tatchell “..risk of becoming a sham,” is how the Moorabool Shire Council Mayor has described the planning process surrounding the proposal to store,...

Councillors still active

By Kate Taylor Moorabool’s seven councillors aren’t getting their ‘money for nothing’ because, even in the middle of a pandemic, there is still work to...

Tin shake appeals

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) The Ballan Fire Brigade raised over $12,000 for this year’s Good Friday Appeal despite social distancing setbacks. Ballan CFA implemented...

That’s the spirit

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) Self-isolation need not be boring nor lonesome now the Bacchus Marsh Rotary has implemented programs for the town’s senior...

Deepest sympathy for former Council manager

By Helen Tatchell He has been described as honourable, competent, professional and a very snappy dresser. Mr Satwinder Sandhu worked for Moorabool Shire Council from 2012-2019...

Call for young writers

The third annual Moorabool Young Writer’s competition has extended its entry date to May 17, encouraging young, local writers to submit their entries. The competition...

Stop Press – not on your life

By Kate Taylor The Moorabool News may have been knocked down by the covid-19 pandemic but, it has certainly got back up again. Editor Helen Tatchell...

Helping regional papers survive

Emergency support to help regional print media survive has been announced by the Victorian Government. It is expected to ensure all Victorians have the information...

Council still planning

By Kate Taylor It’s business unusual for Moorabool Shire Council’s planning department – but more applications than usual are being processed at the moment. Council’s Manager...