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Date: Tuesday, 6 March, 2018 - 16:00
Category: General
stubble burn on side road

Permits to burn during the Declared Fire Danger Period will be issued shortly to landowners who have made an application to conduct controlled burning within the shire. 

These permits are only issued for agricultural purposes to assist farmers in the removal of weeds and stubble.

Date: Sunday, 4 March, 2018 - 08:00
Category: Community

Clean Up Australia Day’s 2018 theme is “when the rubbish is gone – nature can carry on”.  The partnership between Clean Up Australia Day and Moorabool Shire Council supports our aims to protect our natural and built environment.


Date: Tuesday, 20 February, 2018 - 13:45
Category: General
Lerderderg Library exterior

Peter Carey Award back and launch of Young Writers’ Award


The Peter Carey Short Story Award is back for 2018.The award is for stories between 2000 - 3000 words, and is open to all Australian residents. Entries close Monday 26 March.


Date: Friday, 16 February, 2018 - 15:45
Category: General

Moorabool Shire Council, acting under Schedule 10 Clause 3 of the Local Government Act 1989 (the Act) proposes to discontinue the portion of road known as River Drive Maddingley.

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.