Loss of license won’t impress the boss

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) Drugs, driving and a pedestrian crossing weren’t a good mix for a 54-year-old man facing charges before Magistrate Steven...

Tip vouchers not dumped

By Kate Taylor A motion to introduce free tip vouchers for ratepayers has been recycled at the May 1 council meeting. Councillors had voted at...

Police target illegal riders

By Meg Kennedy Complaints from the community to police about brazen and illegal motorcycle riders has kick started an operation to curb the behaviour. Unlicensed motorcycle...

New link for heavy vehicles

It’s been a widely debated topic for almost ten years, but Bacchus Marsh residents were recently given the chance to have their say on...

Resting place for plaques

By Meg Kennedy It was 100-years ago the Bacchus Marsh community came together to immortalise those from the area who fought in World War I....

Moorabool worth-less

By Kate Taylor An Auditor General’s report has confirmed what Moorabool Shire Council has been saying for years – that the state government does...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I am a community-based member of the Ballan District and Community Health Care facility and the services it provides. We were told there would...

The Federal Election – Candidates for the seat of Ballarat

Four known candidates were asked what their Party promises specifically for Moorabool are to date. Responses were: Catherine King (LABOR) - $1.4m for the Bacchus...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I was one of the several hundred people who attended the meeting on Tuesday night 6 May to hear of Council’s process...

Community objects to plan for waste

By Kate Taylor Opposition appears to be growing against a proposal by Maddingley Brown Coal to bring rubbish into Moorabool and dump it in...