Not even a brief consultation

By Kate Taylor There’s a big difference between ‘consultation’ and ‘briefings’ and Moorabool Shire Council is making that very clear to Maddingley Brown Coal. A spokesperson...

Avenue honour

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) A canopy of 281 elms line a length of road leading into Bacchus Marsh, reflecting light through the leaves...

Opportunity opened for window business

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) The intention was for only five-years, 30-years later, a local business is still going strong. Tony and Edith Paarhammer moved...

VEC recommends ward boundary changes

The final report for the Moorabool Shire Council subdivision review has been released. In it, the Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) recommends adjusting the boundaries...

Fire engulfs garage

By Helen Tatchell A deliberately lit fire in a residential garage has been started by minors. Police confirmed to the Moorabool News a 6-year old boy...

Police thank community

Dear Editor, The Ballan and Gordon police members would like to thank the local community for their kind thoughts, cards, flowers and blue ribbons in...

Focus on food

Here is food for thought, take a photo of anything you’ve cooked or prepared to eat, and be in the running to win a...

Budget on the money

By Kate Taylor Common sense is being used to look after Moorabool Shires dollars and cents during the global Covid-19 pandemic. The Moorabool News asked Council...

Lots to love in #MyMoorabool

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) It doesn’t matter if it is eating at your favourite café, visiting Lal Lal Falls, kicking the footy at...

Virus hits Moorabool

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) COVID-19 has made its way to the Moorabool Shire, beginning its path at a local aged care facility. The Bacchus...