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History for sale

By Meg Kennedy Another historical building in Moorabool is on the market – this time in the main street of Ballan. The Old Post and Telegraph...

Blackwood black-out

By Meg Kennedy Residents in the Blackwood area are concerned for their safety, following frequent blackouts during days of extreme fire danger. Thousands of homes across...

Red-dy for big run

By Kate Taylor Two local redheads are running for a great cause, so Moorabool – it’s time to dig deep for the girls. Amy and...
Daniel Duhovic will plead guilty to one charge of murder and one charge recklessly cause injury, after fatally shooting Bacchus Marsh man Paul Hogan on Tuesday 24 May 2016 outside his home in Labilliere Street, as he sat in his white van

Fatal crash at Balliang East

Police and emergency services are currently at the scene of a fatal crash in Balliang East. It is believed a vehicle left Geelong-Bacchus Marsh Road...

Teen navigates danger from father

By Helen Tatchell It was a chilling phone call to Triple-000 that a 14-year old girl made to save the life of her father. Gemma Hanrahan...

Big deal in Darley

By Helen Tatchell A joint exercise involving the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Australian Border Force (ABF) paid a visit to a property in Darley...

Hospital only a plan

By Helen Tatchell A ‘cutting-edge hospital of the future’ is not a furphy, it will be built in Toolern (south of Melton), but not any...

Bottoms up for export deal

By Helen Tatchell In 1972, Carlton won the VFL premiership and jockey John Letts won his first Melbourne Cup aboard Piping Lane. However, there was...

Bruce, Aussie as a pie and sauce

By Meg Kennedy “Crocodile Dundee meets Dallas” is how Natasha Power Dixon describes her new book Goanna Man, which chronicles the life of Millbrook horse...

A ton of bags

By Meg Kennedy Women across the country who are experiencing homelessness will be aided by the donations from Ballan locals this Christmas. Resident Natalie Tingate...