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Moorabool Shire Council

Moorabool Shire is a semi-rural municipality between Melbourne and Ballarat. The main towns are Bacchus Marsh (population 16,000 - 45 km west of the Melbourne CBD) and Ballan (2,660 - 70 km west of the city). The main industries include agriculture, dairy product manufacturing, construction material mining, beverage and malt manufacturing.


Sustainable building initiative

This project involved the completion of building audits of three Council owned and managed buildings to review their performance, and energy use and to identify a range of actions that could be undertaken to reduce Council expenditure on energy (electricity and gas).