One new positive in Baw Baw

In figures released, there has been one additional positive case in the Baw Baw Shire.

There is one new active case of coronavirus in Baw Baw Shire. In figures just released by the department, there are now four active cases in Baw Baw Shire. There also was one new case reported in Latrobe, where there

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Serong’s star rising

Serong has starred for the Freo Dockers in the past fortnight, earning him a NAB Rising Star nomination for Round 8.

Caleb Serong has been named the NAB Rising Star nominee for Round 8 after his stellar performance in trying conditions against the Cats last Monday night. The former Warragul junior collected 22 disposals, laid seven tackles and kicked a brilliant

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145 submissions received by Baw Baw Shire relating to draft budget

In figures released, there has been one additional positive case in the Baw Baw Shire.

Baw Baw Shire Council has received 145 submissions in relation to its draft budget. A further 92 submissions were submitted during a separate budget consultation period in November and December last year. A range of rate rise options, including a

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Baw Baw Shire residents warned against complacency to COVID-19

Mario Gupta hopes Baw Baw residents do not become complacent after the recent surges in the metro area haven't been seen in Baw Baw.

Baw Baw Shire continues to hold out against the coronavirus spread despite high transmission of the disease in the greater metropolitan area, but residents have been warned not to let down their guards. As of late last week only five

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A return to lockdown for Regional Victoria

In figures released, there has been one additional positive case in the Baw Baw Shire.

Community sport will end, students will return to remote learning and restaurants and cafes will open only for take-aways as Baw Baw Shire residents return to stage three restrictions from tomorrow night. Gyms will again close, as will public parks

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Information sessions starting tomorrow for prospective election candidates

In figures released, there has been one additional positive case in the Baw Baw Shire.

A series of online information sessions, including one mandatory training session, for prospective candidates for election to Baw Baw shire council will start tomorrow. The election of council for the next four-year term will be via postal vote closing at

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Mother-daughter team creating masks for sale

Mother-daughter team Denise Higgins and Natalie Pusey have been making masks during the coronavirus pandemic.

Face masks may not be part of Milan’s catwalks but there is no doubt they will be the most sought-after accessory for 2020. And two Drouin women are doing their best to keep up with a flood of orders in

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Longwarry saleyards facility amend effluent treatment system

Following concerns raised by community members, the site have amended the effluent treatment system.

Developers of a $13 million saleyards facility at Longwarry have amended the site’s effluent treatment system in response to concerns raised by community members. Perimeter walls and landscaping also have been modified to create a more rural aspect surrounding the

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Business regulations put in place

Police checking people attending Saturday's Farmers Market in Warragul to determine they live within the Baw Baw region.

Following the reintroduction of stage three restrictions in metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire, the State Government introduced a number of rules pertaining to businesses in regional areas not subject to the lockdown. Under these regulations, visitors to Baw Baw Shire

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The Crossing Drop In Centre back open offering support

Welcoming locals back to The Crossing Drop-In Centre in Drouin are committee member Alan Lamond and centre coordinator Pauline Ward

The Crossing Drop-In Centre in Drouin is open and offering support, socialisation and affordable two-course meals. President Belinda Forrest said the centre in Princes Way reopened four weeks ago but is failing to attract back its regular clientele or new

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