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Federal budget: Melton mum suffers in battle for sole parents

When Melton mother Kellie McInerney was forced to leave her job four years ago she knew it would be a battle to find secure...

Federal budget: GP fee ‘unfair’ for sick, needy

Melton and Moorabool residents have slammed a $7 “patient contribution” fee for visits to bulk-billing GPs as disgraceful and unfair, saying it targets the...

Give generously to Salvation Army’s Red Shield Appeal

Victorians are being encouraged to give more generously than ever for this year’s annual Red Shield Appeal. The nationwide Salvation Army fund-raiser was launched earlier...

Game for fun at Melton Primary School

Hundreds of Melton families enjoyed an evening of fun and face painting at Melton Primary School last Thursday, to support the school’s new KidsMatter...

Melton shop owner says bollards would boost shop safety

A Melton shop owner wants steel barriers installed in front of each car space facing a busy High Street shopping strip after a driver...

Mowbray College: Site to open as high school in 2015

EXCLUSIVE: The former Mowbray College site will reopen as a high school next year, the owner has revealed. Intaj Khan, a Wyndham businessman and councillor,...

Isolation fears as cuts hit Brimbank youth programs

Opportunities for Brimbank’s young people could be reduced with the axing of two important youth initiatives by the federal government. Brimbank Melton Local Learning and...

Great CVs in their sights at Kurunjang Secondary College

A group of dedicated teenagers is working hard to create a better future for themselves. Known as the “global achievers”, the Kurunjang Secondary College students...

Myrniong fence divides council, Lohs Lane residents

An 11th-hour decision by Moorabool council to allow an “obstructive” fence to stand in Myrniong has angered a Lohs Lane resident. Scott Fisher urged the...

Compensation fears over bike path through Bacchus Marsh land

A Bacchus Marsh couple fear they will not be compensated by Moorabool council over a plan to build a bike and walking path “running...

‘Flat tax’ defeated in close Moorabool council vote

More than 80 per cent of Moorabool residents who took part in a recent workshop supported the current council rating structure, but the matter...

 Buninyong is all set for a  shedload  of  action 

Buninyong’s new men’s shed will soon begin construction after Bendigo Bank’s Buninyong and district community branch handed over $5000.  Buninyong Men’s Shed president Bill Jolly...

4WD, trailer, flips over on Western Highway in Melton

A driver lost control of his four-wheel drive and 20-foot trailer, which flipped on its side and stopped in a paddock near Beatties Road...

ADSL boost for Bacchus Marsh

By Priscilla Moca ...

Bacchus Marsh resident joins a cause close to her heart

Bacchus Marsh’s Joan Gauci-Quigley is a sister, daughter, friend, wife and breast cancer survivor. She will join hundreds of people at the MCG this Saturday...

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Victorians encouraged to become life-makers

The state government has launched a new campaign to help Victorians including those in Melton and Moorabool, start a family through IVF. The campaign is...