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Date: Tuesday, 11 December, 2018 - 11:00
Category: General
Christmas balls

Council Offices close at 12.30pm on Fri 21 Dec and re-open Wed 2 Jan 2019 at 8.30am.

Date: Friday, 7 December, 2018 - 08:30
Category: General
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Incident Location: Buninyong
Issue Date: Friday 07 December 2018, 11:10 am
Next Update: Friday 07 December 2018, 05:20 pm

Date: Monday, 26 November, 2018 - 17:30
Category: General
Ballan entrance sign

CrTatchell has been elected Mayor and Cr John Keogh as Deputy Mayor for the next 12 months at a statutory meeting in Ballan on 26 November.

Date: Monday, 19 November, 2018 - 09:00
Category: General
Bacchus Marsh entrance sign

With the weather finally starting to warm up, the Ballan and Bacchus Marsh outdoor pools will start opening from 1 December when the weather reaches 23C or above. Keep an eye on the forecast which will dictate the opening hours!

Season pass costs for the pools:

Date: Friday, 9 November, 2018 - 11:45
Category: General
grass fire

The CFA has advised the Declared Fire Danger Period for the whole of Moorabool Shire, will start at 1.00am on Monday, 12 November. During the declared period, you can not light a fire in the open air without a permit.

Date: Friday, 9 November, 2018 - 10:45
Category: General
child in pool

Moorabool Shire Council is reminding property owners that every private swimming pool or spa capable of containing a depth of water exceeding 300mm  requires a building permit prior to its installation.

Date: Thursday, 1 November, 2018 - 10:00
Category: General
Western Bulldogs players

This year, Council partnered with the Western Bulldogs Community Foundation to deliver a leadership program for young people.

Date: Wednesday, 5 December, 2018 - 11:15
Category: Age and Disability
Town: Bacchus Marsh

Moorabool’s Marveloo has arrived.

People living with disabilities in the Shire of Moorabool can look forward to a more manageable and independent lifestyle with the construction of a Changing Places Marveloo facility in Bacchus Marsh. 

Date: Wednesday, 5 December, 2018 - 09:30
Category: Age and Disability
Town: Bacchus Marsh

Let's celebrate International Day of People living with disability - Free event and all are welcome!

To register go to or ring Manda McDermott on 5366 7100

Date: Tuesday, 23 October, 2018 - 16:30
Category: General
group of teenagers smiling

Would you like to gain a brand new skill set to increase earn money over summer? Even better, have fun with likeminded people at the same time? If so, Moorabool Shire Council has a fantastic scholarship opportunity waiting for you!