Intervention will give community no voice

By Helen Tatchell “..risk of becoming a sham,” is how the Moorabool Shire Council Mayor has described the planning process surrounding the proposal to store,...

Councillors still active

By Kate Taylor Moorabool’s seven councillors aren’t getting their ‘money for nothing’ because, even in the middle of a pandemic, there is still work to...

Tin shake appeals

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) The Ballan Fire Brigade raised over $12,000 for this year’s Good Friday Appeal despite social distancing setbacks. Ballan CFA implemented...

Success before virus

The Bungaree Bowling Club claimed a triple-crown in March, just as the bowling season was finishing and the COVID-19 pandemic beginning. Spokesperson Jayson Frawley said...

That’s the spirit

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) Self-isolation need not be boring nor lonesome now the Bacchus Marsh Rotary has implemented programs for the town’s senior...

Night time crime occurring

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) People seem to be obeying the 1.5 metre physical distancing regulation and no large gathering rules, but the laws...

Deepest sympathy for former Council manager

By Helen Tatchell He has been described as honourable, competent, professional and a very snappy dresser. Mr Satwinder Sandhu worked for Moorabool Shire Council from 2012-2019...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I would like to thank you and all your staff for continuing to publish during this difficult time. The closure of many community papers...

Call for young writers

The third annual Moorabool Young Writer’s competition has extended its entry date to May 17, encouraging young, local writers to submit their entries. The competition...

Stop Press – not on your life

By Kate Taylor The Moorabool News may have been knocked down by the covid-19 pandemic but, it has certainly got back up again. Editor Helen Tatchell...