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Date: Friday, 23 March, 2018 - 13:45
Category: General
Hills near bacchus marsh

Do you have a business intiative that will take place within Moorabool Shire? 

Will your initiative increase visitation and/or economic activity?

Date: Monday, 19 March, 2018 - 14:15
Category: General
Cartoon of belly dancer

We have many activities planned to celebrate Harmony Week (18 to 24 March)

Date: Sunday, 18 March, 2018 - 09:00
Category: Roads
Town: Ballan

Ballan Autumn Festival is on this Sunday 18 March! Head to Ballan to enjoy this fabulous day out! Please be aware that there are some road closures on the day of the Event! Inglis Street (The Main Street of Ballan) will be closed from 5.15am until 7pm.

Date: Thursday, 15 March, 2018 - 15:45
Category: General
Bacchus Marsh entrance sign

Council’s Deputy Mayor Cr John Keogh and CEO Rob Croxford met with representatives of the Central Highlands Regional Partnership today (15/3) to discuss priorities for the region across a wide range of areas.

Date: Friday, 9 March, 2018 - 09:45
Category: General
Bulldogs players with Cr John Keogh

Moorabool Shire Councils Youth Services team have partnered with the Western Bulldogs Community Foundation in a program targeting young people aged 14-16 years.  The Western Bulldogs Leadership Program is a dynamic youth leadership program delivered by the Western Bulldogs Football Club Community

Date: Wednesday, 7 March, 2018 - 14:45
Category: General
Golden retriever

A reminder all animal registrations are due 10 APRIL 2018.

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.