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CEO gives notice

By Kate Taylor After eight years at the helm, Moorabool Shire Council CEO Rob Croxford has announced that he will retire before the end of...

Pollie gives a crap

By Carol Saffer What sort of present do you take to a 150th birthday celebration? State Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas took $500,000 to the residents...

Art in the dark

By Carol Saffer Ballan businesses and shops on Inglis Street will turn their windows into showcases of light and colour from dusk to dark during...

‘Tree’mendous plantings

Responsible for the management and maintenance of over 18,000 urban and reserves trees, Moorabool Council has committed an ongoing $100,000 for the planting of...

Want to be a bird watcher?

By Helen Tatchell The Wombat State Forest is home to many creatures, great and small, but it is one particular small creature that Monash University...
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A backyard is all you need

By Carol Saffer Australia currently generates 7.6 million tonnes of food waste every year. With urban agriculture on the rise, one low cost way to divert...

Airport stoush

  By Helen Tatchell Rumours are flying on the airwaves that Moorabool Shire Council is considering selling the Bacchus Marsh aerodrome. Is it fact or fiction? Both...

Supporting wounded warriors

By Jessica Howard The Bacchus Marsh RSL Women’s Auxiliary have helped to create hundreds of laundry bags in support of Australia’s servicemen and women. The laundry...

Preserving aviation history

By Helen Tatchell Pegasus – the name means horse and is also the name of a rewards promotion gift to a local not for profit...

Eggcellent art

By Jessica Howard Humpty Dumpty sat on the wall, and didn’t fall, at the Darley Neighbourhood House. A 3D mosaic replicating the character in the old...