• Esther Lauaki

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


    Articles by Esther Lauaki

    Airbag recall a slow affair in the west

    The owners of more than 1000 Honda vehicles recalled across the west…

    Thieves leave sports in the dark

    Football games at Arnolds Creek and Bridge Road recreation reserves were cancelled…

    Racing track plans

    Plans for a motor sport track at the former Fiskville CFA training…

    The spirit of the CFA shines

    Serving the community is important to Bailey Rhodes and his family. The…

    Wriggle room for pupils

    Worm juice is just one of the wonderful things that will come…

    New initiative

    Wedge Park Primary pupils will find it easier to ride, skate or…

    Drawing on experience

    Hundreds of works will fill the Bacchus Marsh Public Hall for Rotary’s…

    MY MOORABOOL: Alec McQuie

    What is your connection to Moorabool?   I had been living in…

    A state of pride

    Luciia Leaoseve and Shawna Fifita say “league is life”. The Hillside residents…

    Skye a real high for Ryan

    Ryan’s one wish is for a dog – but not just any…

    New use for old wood

    Felled trees that made way for the Ballarat line upgrade will be…

    Convicts in the family

    Janeen O’Connell wanted to bring to light a dark “family secret” she…

    Respect reaps rewards

    Parents will be learning alongside their children at an upcoming forum about…

    Home detox gains momentum

    Melton residents have been busy detoxing their homes of 1.32 tonnes of…

    Albanian land decision sought

    Members of the western suburbs Albanian community are awaiting answers from the…
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