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Date: Friday, 3 August, 2018 - 10:00
Category: General
Golden retriever

Council Community Safety Officers are currently undertaking door knocks throughout the Shire to identify unregistered dogs and cats.

Date: Wednesday, 4 July, 2018 - 10:30
Category: General
Bacchus Marsh entrance sign

Pursuant to Section 130 of the Local Government Act 1989, Moorabool Shire Council advises that at a Special Meeting of Council on Wednesday 28 June 2018, it adopted an Annual Budget for the financial year 2018/19.

Date: Tuesday, 3 July, 2018 - 10:00
Category: General
Town: Bacchus Marsh
Bacchus Marsh entrance sign

VicRoads will be closing Halletts Way July 9 to 11.

Date: Thursday, 31 May, 2018 - 10:15
Category: General
Scotsburn board game

The Scotsburn Leadership Group has been busy putting the finishing touches on a fantastic new initiative - their Fire Game, “Should I Stay or Should I Go Be Prepared”.

The game will be launched to local schools in the coming weeks.

Date: Friday, 18 May, 2018 - 13:00
Category: Community

Moorabool Shire Council has committed an ongoing $100,000 to planting new and replacement trees across the Shire. Council is responsible for the management and maintenance of over 18,000 urban and reserve trees.

Date: Friday, 18 May, 2018 - 13:00
Category: Community


Council is excited to announce that we now have EFTPOS facilities at our Bacchus Marsh and Ballan Transfer Stations.

Our cash payment facilities will remain available for your convenience.

Please note: we do not accept Amex or Diners Club Cards.

Date: Thursday, 10 May, 2018 - 12:00
Category: Project update


This week, substantial sections on both the north and south sides have been completed (bar installation of street furniture and some minor ancillary works) and opened up, after asphalting was completed mid-week.

Date: Thursday, 10 May, 2018 - 11:00
Category: Child and Family Health

Moorabool Shire Council is offering free Flu Vaccinations for all children aged 6 months to under 5 Years of age. Flu vaccinations for children under 5 years require two doses given a month apart.  We will be holding vaccination sessions for the children under 5 on, 9 June 2018 (first dose

Date: Friday, 20 April, 2018 - 16:30
Category: Project update
Town: Ballan

Following significant community consultation, streetscape works in Inglis Street, Ballan are in progress.

The consultation with the community confirmed that their preferences for footpath materials, street plantings and street furniture were incorporated into the works.

Date: Friday, 23 March, 2018 - 14:15
Category: General
garbage truck

Due to the public holidays over the the Easter period, there will be several changes to our bin collection: 

Western Zone – South of Old Melbourne Road

Bins that are scheduled to be collected on

Good Friday - Friday 30 March 2018