State Park Safety

The state parks and forests in Moorabool often attract large numbers of motorcyclists and four-wheel enthusiasts, but the areas have also seen a significant...

Waiting on report

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) It will be another month before Love Close resident Godwin Aquilina appears before a Magistrate, after his case to...

Centenary celebrations

By Meg Kennedy It was standing room only at the Bacchus Marsh RSL earlier this month, as more than 100 people gathered to celebrate the...

‘Despicable behaviour’ – Magistrate

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A New South Wales father of two appeared in the Bacchus Marsh Magistrate’s court to plead guilty to sending...

‘Inappropriate’ to phone a friend

By Kate Taylor The heavy machinery is ready, the operators are waiting… but there weren’t enough councillors to finish off the paperwork before a...

Raising the alarm for fire safety

By Meg Kennedy While most of us will be changing our alarm clocks as day light savings begins, two volunteer groups in Bacchus Marsh will...

School ‘fix-it’ blitz

By Kate Taylor Local schools will have much-needed additional funding for building maintenance under the state government’s new blitz. An additional $515 million will be spent...

The kids are alright

By Meg Kennedy Young people in Moorabool have been celebrated for taking initiative on topics most important to them. A graduation ceremony for successful members of...

Defying the odds

By Meg Kennedy It’s almost unfathomable he can even take one step, but Terry Mitropoulos has defied odds to walk across two states for an...

Marsh bypass still on the table

By Meg Kennedy Impacts on native wildlife, agriculture and the Avenue of Honour are main concerns for the proposed Bacchus Marsh Eastern Link Road. Following community...