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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

    For the love of tractors

    Good things take time so preparation for the next Ballan vintage rally…

    ‘Pull this house down’

    Residents are calling for the demolition of an abandoned and derelict Kurunjang…

    Water is the new gold

    A Bacchus Marsh vegetable farmer may just have bought the most expensive…

    Council ‘can do better’

    Moorabool council’s chief executive says it is “disheartening” to discover that people…

    Rivals rally to help out

    Footy club rivals will come together to raise money for four Moorabool…

    Wanted: Youth space to call their own

    The hunt is on in Moorabool for a place young people can…

    Flavours of Moorabool

    A young Ballan songwriter who has made her mark on the world…

    Grounds for delight

    Moorabool council has heeded the call by residents of a Bacchus Marsh…

    SecondBite’s big heart

    Families doing it tough this winter need not go hungry, thanks to…

    My Place: Stephanie Day

    Stephanie Day founded the Ballan Arboretum Group in 2014 to share her…

    Compo for house that moved

    Melton council agreed to pay a Caroline Springs couple a settlement of…

    Dining with the stars

    A forthcoming Sunday lunch will be packed with glamour for Darley woman Christine Clark.…

    Petition backs pharmacy ‘script’

    Rockbank residents are getting behind a push to build a pharmacy in…

    Wild about animals

    Youngsters kicked off the school holidays by walking a little on the…

    Fromelles not forgotten

    Bacchus Marsh returned service men and women will be among those remembering…
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