Dogs sniff out friend and foe

The sense most used by detection dogs is smell and they are often called a sniffer dog and, they have a new purpose in...

An interesting conversation

By Jane Gardner It is not quite Hyde Park’s Conversation Corner in London where you can stand on a soap box and have ‘your say’,...

Boost for local music

By Lachlan Ellis Moorabool Shire Council has appointed a curator for the ‘Live and Local’ program, and she’s keen to get on with the job,...

Energy building for community battery

By Lachlan Ellis A webinar about the feasibility of a community battery in Ballan has generated a lot of positive energy, and though it is...

Pandemic leaves sporting clubs dry of members

Young people who swapped community sport for bike rides or other unstructured physical activities during COVID-19 lockdowns may not return – unless clubs find...

A thank you, for thank you project

Council and two local residents have thanked partners and the community who helped with a project last December, which showed community gratitude to emergency...

Be an eagle eye

A community protest group has called for information on wedge-tailed eagle sightings, with fears the local population could be affected by overhead powerlines. Darren Edwards...

Reminder – zero tolerance on fires

The Fire Danger Period doesn’t end for another four months in Moorabool, and Parwan CFA have put out a call to be aware of...

Learn to be an ‘accidental counsellor’

It’s important to check in on family and friends and ask if they’re okay – but do you know how to respond if the...

The story is…cash up for grabs

By Lachlan Ellis It’s on again, the Peter Carey Short Story Awards, and Mooraboolites are encouraged to try their hand for a chance at winning...