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April 10, 2024

From the desk of Roland Rocchiccioli

"Wot you talk rainy day? Is no rainy day here!" Literally, he was right. They lived on the edge of the Great Victoria Desert. Rainy days...

April 10, 2024

Soil and dust being studied

IF your vacuum is full and you're about to empty it, wait – as strange as it sounds, it might hold historical information. EPA Victoria...

April 9, 2024

Artist brings post boxes back to life

ONE man is on a mission to bring Victoria's heritage post boxes back to their former red and gold glory. Seventy-five-year-old Mick Slocum was in...

April 8, 2024

Watchdog ‘tyred’ of dumping

THE STATE's environmental watchdog has warned tyre retailers and mechanics to clean up their act, after the discovery of dumped tyres south of Bendigo. EPA...

April 8, 2024

Survey on community concerns

AN ONLINE survey by two Victorian universities is asking Moorabool Shire residents their thoughts on two issues that have been front of many people's...

April 8, 2024

Hockey? Hook in

HOOKIN2HOCKEY is back in the Moorabool Shire for another term. Programs are available for 5–12-year-olds, with sessions taking place every Wednesday from 24 April to...

April 7, 2024

Don’t fur-get pet registration

WITH Easter now behind us, the Moorabool Shire is asking residents to make sure their pets are registered. Last financial year, 8243 cats and dogs...

April 6, 2024

Trio of blockbusters heading West

THREE mammoth matches will hit the West this month, as Western United play on their new home pitch for the first time. Western United will...

April 6, 2024

Dunnstown driver making a move

THE Murphy family have been involved in Victorian harness racing for many years – but now one of the clan from Dunnstown, near Ballarat,...

April 5, 2024

Easter cheer in Blackwood

AFTER months of preparation, a popular Moorabool carnival returned for its 122nd iteration over the weekend, filling the streets with music and fun. The Blackwood...

April 5, 2024

Protect valuable paddock trees

The Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action (DEECA) is asking all landowners to take the necessary steps to protect paddock trees when burning...

April 3, 2024

Guide for good soil

A NEW guide has been published by Victorian environmental authorities to help farmers and gardeners monitor the health of their property's soil. The Soil Health...