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New signage for Lerderderg Track

The Great Dividing Trail Association has launched an innovative, environmentally friendly interpretive signage project along the length of the 87 kilometre Lerderderg Track from...

Council checking on microchipping

Moorabool council is offering $15 microchipping with any new cat or dog registration until the end of May. The council will be door knocking from...

Work to begin on library

Work set to start on Ballan library and community hub. Moorabool council at its council meeting last week awarded the tender for construction for the...

Platypus at home in Bacchus Marsh

Ever wanted to know more about the local platypus community? The next BacchChat event will feature Bacchus Marsh Platypus Alliance president Dr Jodie Valpied speaking...

General waste area closed at Melton Recycling Facility

The general waste area at the Melton Recycling Facility has been temporarily closed until further notice. Melton council said on its website that at this...

50 arrested as part of operation

A Rockbank man was charged as part of a police operation focused on young offenders. Police in Melbourne’s west arrested 50 people as part of...

Melton man guilty of animal cruelty

A Melton man has been found guilty of one count of animal cruelty; beating or terrifying an animal. The man was sentenced to a community...

EPA’s rainy day checklist for business

Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) Victoria says businesses, including those in Melton and Moorabool, should treat recent heavy rains as a dress rehearsal for winter,...

Reminder to check your smoke alarm

This weekend marks the end of daylight saving and Victorian firefighters are asking Melton and Moorabool residents to test their smoke alarms after concerning...

The next big step in fight against heart disease

The Heart Foundation is launching its biggest-ever physical activity campaign, Walking Wins, to encourage 400,000 Australians, including those in Melton and Moorabool, to get...

Five new womens health clinics

More Victorian women, including those in Melton and Moorabool, will soon have access to free and comprehensive care and support under the one roof,...

Great Dunny Hunt is back

Melton and Moorabool residents have the chance to take part in the 'Great Dunny Hunt', which is back for another year. The Continence Foundation of...

Heart organisations unite

The Heart Foundation and Heart of the Nation are joining forces in a bid to improve the survival rate from out of hospital cardiac...

Council to investigate kiln funding

Moorabool council is going to investigate how it can assist the final stages of restoring the historic Bacchus Marsh Chicory Kiln. After the kiln...

Strawberry and cherry fest returns

After a year off, the much-loved Bacchus Marsh Strawberry and Cherry Festival is set to return in 2024. The festival was canceled last year...

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Season over for United

Western United’s elimination final with the Newcastle Jets on Saturday night in the A-League Women’s competition had everything but the result United was after. Hosting...

Lakers tough start