Imposter escapes maximum penalty

By Jessica Howard A police enthusiast found in possession of a fabricated Victoria Police identification badge has avoided jail time.  Christopher Jordan created the badge...
Photo - Helen Tatchell

Ballan chosen as the meeting place

By Kate Taylor Starting from February, all Moorabool Shire council meetings will be held in Ballan. February is the first Ordinary Meeting of Council for 2018,...
Polo in Ballan is known for its great spectator quality, with high energy and fast paced matches. Photo - Helen Tatchell

National Polo Day

By Jessica Howard Polo fans will still have the opportunity to celebrate Australia Day in Ballan, despite Geelong giving the public holiday event the boot....
Shawn Lee is the Director of Allied & Community Health at BDH&C Photo – Helen Tatchell

Damning NDIS report slammed

By Kate Taylor Ballan District Health and Care CEO has blasted the Moorabool News over last week’s (9 Jan) story on the lack of NDIS service...
Tom and Lorraine Keene, now both deceased, with a photo of them both participating in the Priscilla High Tea event; with Lorraine coming up with the 2018 BAF theme shortly before her death. Photo – Leone Fabre.

Dream comes to life

By Jessica Howard The precious life of Lorraine Keene will be celebrated at this year’s Ballan Autumn Festival. Lorraine lived in Ballan with her late...
Betty Bridgewood with the plaque honouring her late brother Gordon Dawson

Memorial plaque returned to Honour

By Jessica Howard A long-lost plaque honouring a fallen World War II soldier from Coimadai has been found. Private Gordon Dawson first joined the 2/29th Infantry...
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It costs to cross safely

By Kate Taylor School crossing supervisors will continue in Moorabool, but there may be a new road to funding. Currently, the supervisor program is paid...
Djerriwarrh Health Services chief executive, Andrew Freeman, will step down from his role later this month to take on a new position with Western Health. Photo - DjHS

DjHS chief executive resigns

By Jessica Howard Andrew Freeman, the chief executive of Djerriwarrh Health Services, will step down from his role later this month to take on a...
 Picture: Rochelle Kirkham (The Ballarat Courier)

The dash for cash

By Kate Taylor Moorabool Shire Council is chasing federal government funding for the Bacchus Marsh Racecourse and Recreation Reserve redevelopment. The Federal Government announced that more...

Summer event dried out

By Jessica Howard The world’s biggest water slide festival was coming to Myrniong, but has now been sold out - and not through ticket sales. On...