Will this option save face?

By Kate Taylor “Ballan District Health & Care has been clear with the community…” - Lyn Gunnell (Board Chair) It appears that a ‘Board’ game is being...

An endangered plump gaggle

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) A flock of unknown birds were spotted on farmland 37km south-east of Ballan. They had a Magpie-like appearance, but...

PFAS not harmful…..said no one ever

By Kate Taylor and Helen Tatchell “…PFAS are not harmful to the public during soil removal, relocation or disposal.” - Transurban spokesperson An extraordinary claim of safety...

Local MPs – missing in action

By Kate Taylor Member for Melton Steve McGhie and Member for Buninyong Michaela Settle did not attend the community rally. A spokesperson for Ms Settle’s office...

The background on the project

BACKGROUND - The MBC proposal is to provide a ‘bespoke’ solution solely for the West Gate Tunnel. - It would have a containment bay holding area,...

Signs, signs everywhere a sign

By Kate Taylor “If the tunnel workers shouldn’t be exposed to those levels of PFAS, then you shouldn’t be exposed to those levels of PFAS”...

Tap into water

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) Local water companies are in the early days of pushing the Choose Tap initiative, urging people to consider carrying...

Letter to the editor – “this council needs to be accountable”

Dear Editor, This council needs to be accountable for their statements, on speaking with other local business owners in the main street, no one including...

Green light for servo

By Kate Taylor A chicken farm owner and a service station developer were embroiled in a debate over buffer zones at a council meeting. The...

Pat on the back for Manning

By Tim O’Connor The flying Pat Stanley continued his rise to top-line star under the care of Kerryn Manning with a blistering victory at Tabcorp...