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    Esther Lauaki

    Esther Lauaki reports on news, people and events for the Melton & Moorabool Star Weekly. elauaki@starweekly.com.au


    Articles by Esther Lauaki

    Broncos look to inspire

    The Melton’s Broncos girls’ tag team players are dead keen on rugby…

    Refugees share their stories

    Mary Sasa’s hope for her family was that they live a peaceful…

    Community man honoured

    Serving the Melton community is a way of life for Stephen Hirt.…

    Queen for a day at 100

    Royal blood might not flow through Edna Veitch’s veins but she was…

    Cosplay in Caroline Springs

    The lines between fantasy and reality can get a little blurry when…

    Pocket parks on the way

    Ballan residents could have several “pocket parks” to enjoy by the end…

    Melton lottery syndicate on the Road to Riches

    Have you checked your lottery ticket yet? Punters are being encouraged to…

    Rotary art show to draw the crowds

    More than 600 creations will fill the Bacchus Marsh public hall for…

    Top honours for helpers

    Volunteers form the backbone of Djerriwarrh Health Services. Ten of those vital…

    CFA allays fears for future

    It will be business as usual for Country Fire Authority staff and…

    Safety forum for Melton residents

    Police have called a community safety forum in response to a spate…

    Ballan tops aged care engagement

    The old adage has it that it takes a village to raise…

    Melton's on Island time

    The west’s rugby women will celebrate their sport in style at an…

    Support for Bacchus Marsh couple

      Bacchus Marsh is throwing its support behind a couple dealt two…

    Swimming for awareness

    A Sunbury woman is on a mission to raise money and awareness…
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