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Criminal age lifted

Victoria will become the first Australian state to raise the age of criminal responsibility to 12 as long-awaited legislation arrives. Premier Jacinta Allan and Youth...

Timber! Tree planting to begin in streets of Moorabool

A concentrated planting of trees is under way in Moorabool this week. The streets of Maddingley, Darley, Gordon, Millbrook, Navigators, and Ballan will be the...

Eight arrested after chase

Police have arrested eight people in two stolen cars after an extended follow ending in Point Cook and Laverton North on Monday afternoon. It is...

Melton housing boom

Melton will swell by another 132,000 new homes by the middle of the century after the state government announced its proposed 2051 housing target...

Moorabool council mark library build with party

Construction of the new Ballan Community and Library Hub will commence this week, and Moorabool Shire Council is throwing a party to celebrate. The event...

Kids on the move in Melton

Primary schools students in Melton will be encouraged to strap on their helmets and lace up their shoes by a new state government initiative. The...

Club snaps up national award

The Bacchus Marsh and District Photography Club has won an award for a competition run by The Australian Photographic Society. The theme for the competition...

Tango Tara leads all the way

Tango Tara made a belated return to the winner’s stall at Melton when he led all the way in the $25,000 Del Re National...

Lakers share points

Caroline Springs came agonisingly close to inflicting Werribee Districts first loss of the Western Football League division 1 season, but had to settle for...

Redbacks knock off Burras

Romsey produced its best performance of the Riddell District Football League season to knock off Diggers Rest on Saturday. The Redbacks have been building and...

Miller ready for senior challenge

New Melton South Royals coach Adam Miller is looking forward to the chance to lead his own side. Miller has been coaching at Sunshine Heights...

Shattock steps up at Falcons

Ian Shattock is looking forward to a new challenge after being appointed Caroline Springs coach for the Victorian Turf Cricket Association division 3 season. The...

Around the grounds in Melton and Moorabool

Coates Talent League Bacchus Marsh’s Sam Lalor has been named in the Victoria Country under-18 squad for the AFL National Championships. Lalor is one of...

Debra Ogston takes the helm at Bacchus Marsh Grammar

Bacchus Marsh Grammar is pleased to announce the appointment of its fourth and new principal from 2025, Mrs Debra Ogston. This is an exciting appointment...

Education redefined at Global Village Learning

Global Village Learning (GVL), formerly known as Gisborne Montessori School, is redefining education in the Macedon Ranges by empowering learners to build communities that...

Downsize to a bigger life at Lifestyle Communities

Lifestyle Communities is a world where downsizing your home means upgrading to a more vibrant life filled with unlimited possibilities. The Lifestyle Communities team...

Why custom mouthguards matter to prevent dental injuries

Last week, I had a great time meeting with the Bacchus Marsh Football and Netball team. It was inspiring to see the community come...

The IPC Health Care Finder Service can help you find the care you need!

Would you like assistance with daily tasks to help you stay in your home for longer? Are you struggling to understand and access aged...

Downsize to a bigger life at Lifestyle Communities

Lifestyle Communities is a world where downsizing your home means upgrading to a more vibrant life filled with unlimited possibilities. The Lifestyle Communities team...

School bus stopping off at Mt Atkinson

Four new school bus services will be arriving in Mt Atkinson for term one next year. The routes will run from Mt Atkinson, as well...

Jury begins to consider verdicts in camper murder trial

Twelve jurors will officially begin deliberating on whether former airline pilot Greg Lynn is guilty of the double murder of campers Russell Hill and...

Bank users warned against scams

Bendigo Bank is warning customers, including those in Melton and Moorabool, about retro scams. As tax season approaches, Bendigo Bank is alerting customers about a...

Grants for LGBTIQA+ groups to grow

The state government has announced 16 recipients that will receive a share of $400,000 as part of the LGBTIQA+ Organisational Development Grants program for...

Community feedback needed

The state government has commenced planning work to transform a former industrial area in Melbourne’s west into a community with more housing, jobs and...

Encourages people to talk this World Continence Week

Continence Foundation of Australia encourages people including those in Melton and Moorabool, to talk to loved ones and medical professionals this World Continence Week. Monday,...

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Moorabool council mark library build with party

Construction of the new Ballan Community and Library Hub will commence this week, and Moorabool Shire Council is throwing a party to celebrate. The event...