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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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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Options for relocation of taxi rank to be explored

The Baw Baw Shire rejected the proposal of relocating the taxi rank to  opposite the cenotaph.

Options for relocating Warragul’s taxi rank will be explored after Baw Baw Shire rejected a proposal to establish it opposite the cenotaph. Six options were investigated by council officers and the only option unanimously supported by stakeholders was relocating the

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Ratepayers and citizens association call for zero rate rise

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

The Baw Baw Shire Ratepayers and Citizens Association has called for rates to be frozen at last year’s levels. The association will lobby Baw Baw Shire Council for a zero rate rise ahead of the draft budget being presented to

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Call for more basketball courts in Warragul

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

With government funding on the table for sports infrastructure, the Warragul and District Amateur Basketball Association has renewed calls for more courts in Warragul. The association has been crying out for additional courts for several years, with player numbers far

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Baw Baw Shire partners with tourism operation to bring virtual market to residents

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

Residents missing browsing at the local market will soon have an alternative. Baw Baw Shire’s menu of top shelf food producers, artists and craft creators will be able to showcase their wares through an innovative “virtual market”. The shire is

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“Shovel ready” projects set to go if State Government allocates funding

Lardner Park is seeking some updated permits before hoping to open in September.

Baw Baw Shire council has “shovel ready” projects that could be implemented immediately if the State Government would allocate funding under its COVID-19 stimulus packages. Mayor Danny Goss said grants had already been sought towards installation of a much-needed synthetic

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Alison Leighton resigns as Baw Baw Shire CEO

Baw Baw Shire chief executive officer Alison Leighton has resigned, halfway through her five-year contract.

Baw Baw Shire chief executive officer Alison Leighton has resigned, halfway through her five-year contract. Ms Leighton is leaving to join Melbourne City Council as general manager – strategy, planning and climate change, a position she said was a once

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Victoria suffers its highest road toll in three years

Police will continue to drive home the message of road safety, after 263 fatalities this year.

Police will continue to drive home road safety messages this year, following the highest road toll in three years which showed the majority of fatalities occurring on regional roads. The Baw Baw police services area was not exempt from the

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Baw Baw police warn residents to stay vigilant as crime stats rise

Police will continue to drive home the message of road safety, after 263 fatalities this year.

Baw Baw police services area inspector Alison Crombie has warned residents not to become complacent as crime statistics continue to rise. Latest crime data recently released by the Crime Statistics Agency showed a 17.2 per cent increase in the number

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