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Date: Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 - 17:30
Category: General
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Council’s 2020/21 Draft Budget is out for community consultation, after Council moved a motion at tonight’s Special Meeting to seek community input before considering adopting the 2020/21 Budget in July.

Date: Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 - 08:15
Category: Business

Moorabool businesses are invited to attend a virtual business summit dedicated to regional Australia - CULTIVATING CONNECTIONS, on Wednesday 27 May 2020.

Moorabool businesses can register for free (normally $20) thanks to Moorabool Shire Council’s Economic Development team.

Date: Monday, 18 May, 2020 - 08:45
Category: Services


Work has begun on a major upgrade of public lighting in the Moorabool Shire, with electricity distributor Powercor changing almost 2,000 streetlights to more modern, energy-efficient and cost-effective technology.

Date: Friday, 15 May, 2020 - 09:45
Category: Services

Following the Victorian Premier’s announcement to gradually ease restrictions, from May 18, Council will re-introduce some domestic assistance services to our older residents.

The services resuming are:

Date: Thursday, 14 May, 2020 - 14:00
Category: Media

Moorabool Shire Council stands ready with a comprehensive list of infrastructure projects to help stimulate the local economy post COVID 19.

If funded, these projects will create hundreds of jobs and add millions of dollars’ worth of stimulus to the local economy.

Date: Wednesday, 13 May, 2020 - 15:30
Category: General

The Victorian Government has extended the deadlines for registering pools and spas with Council. The new deadline is 1st November 2020, however Council encourages people to register their pool earlier than the deadline.

Date: Wednesday, 13 May, 2020 - 15:00
Category: Services

Throughout this lockdown period Council has continued to keep the animal pound open ensuring that lost pets can be reunited with their owners and that those that are not claimed can be found new homes.

Date: Wednesday, 13 May, 2020 - 13:30
Category: Media

This week, the Victorian Premier, Daniel Andrews, announced that the Victorian Government will gradually ease restrictions.

Date: Tuesday, 12 May, 2020 - 09:45
Category: Media

Moorabool Shire Council is extremely disappointed to receive reports of vandalism and damage to equipment at Maddingley Park and the Moorabool Regional Sports Hub (Bacchus Marsh Racecourse and Recreation Reserve) which has occurred several times over the past few weeks.

Date: Friday, 8 May, 2020 - 16:15
Category: Media

Council welcomes the announcement by National Cabinet today that the Federal and State Governments are looking to ease restrictions related to COVID-19, with a 3 -stage plan.