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Date: Friday, 16 February, 2018 - 15:30
Category: General

Sections 74 and 223 of the Local Government Act 1989

Notice is hereby given that in accordance with section 74 of the Local Government Act 1989 (the Act) it is Council’s intention to set Councillor and Mayoral Allowances at the following rate:-

Date: Thursday, 8 February, 2018 - 10:15
Category: General
Town: Ballan
Ballan entrance sign

Inglis St Ballan will undergo a major revamp in the coming months, resulting in a more attractive and safer street for all residents, traders and visitors.

Date: Monday, 5 February, 2018 - 15:30
Category: General
Town: Bacchus Marsh
Bacchus Marsh entrance sign

Ahead of works starting on the Gisborne Rd/Holts Lane in Bacchus Marsh, VicRoads is running a community information session this Thursday at the Darley Civic Hub Pavilion. Drop in between 3 to 7pm to discuss the project with VicRoads representatives.

Date: Wednesday, 17 January, 2018 - 13:00
Category: General
temperature gauge

Due to extreme heat, cooling centres will open in Ballan and BM on Thursday 18 January and Friday 19 January.

Date: Friday, 12 January, 2018 - 08:45
Category: Youth
award cartoon

Nominations for our 2018 Youth Awards are open!

Date: Monday, 18 December, 2017 - 09:00
Category: General
Christmas ball on tree

Full infomation on closing hours and rubbish services over the festive period.

Date: Thursday, 23 November, 2017 - 15:00
Category: General
people waiting for a train

Moorabool Shire Council is advocating to the State Government to provide funding for a business case looking at key aspects of the Ballarat rail line.

Date: Friday, 1 December, 2017 - 09:15
Category: General
Bacchus Marsh entrance sign

With the deluge of rain expected throughout the next few days, Moorabool Shire Council will be opening the following locations as community collection points for sandbags for those who require them:

Friday 1 December and Saturday 2 December between 10am and 3pm

Date: Friday, 20 October, 2017 - 10:15
Category: General
Ballan entrance sign



We will be making changes to pool opening times on extremely hot days!

Following some excellent feedback from customers, both the Bacchus Marsh and Ballan pools will stay open until 8pm on days forecast to be 35 degrees or higher.

Date: Monday, 16 October, 2017 - 14:45
Category: General
cleared land

The Fire Season is nearly here! It is everyone’s responsibility to prepare for the fire season and maintain their properties during the fire season and all year round.