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Welcome to the Moorabool Environment Group Inc (MEG)

The Moorabool Environment Group works for ecological sustainability and environmental awareness, locally and globally

We are an Incorporated Association concerned with environmental issues in the Moorabool Shire of Victoria, Australia. The Moorabool Shire has a population of around 27,000 people, and includes the towns of Bacchus Marsh, Ballan and 40 other small communities. You can also follow our news on facebook.



Maddingley Brown Coal landfill putrescible waste application

Maddingley Brown Coal have applied to be able to accept putrescible waste at their landfill facility in Tilley's Rd, Maddingley. Their application to council can be viewed here.

Moorabool Environment Group has lodged an objection to the proposal, which can be viewed here.

Some of the activities we create and participate in are:

- A quarterly email newsletter. Send an email to mooraboolenviro@gmail.com to be added to the list.
- Providing information for the general community, (eg. Western Water have a great resource called Home Harvest. Check it out here).
- Solar Information sessions
- Spring Garden Workshops (for eg keeping chooks, starting a worm farm & successful composting) 
- Tree planting with various Friends and Landcare groups and Grow West
- Public Information sessions (for eg on Health issues surrounding open cut coal mines)
- Lobbying to Government and other relevant parties regarding mining and resource development in the area
- Liaison with other environmental organisations
- Clean Up Australia events

If you would like to be kept up to date on MEG activities, you can apply to join our email mailing list. If you want to get our quarterly newsletter, sign up here.
You can also apply to become a member of MEG - click here for more info.

Contact: Email mooraboolenviro@gmail.com or phone Ben Courtice (President) on 0413 580 706