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Free dental for more kids

The Smile Squad program has now delivered free dental care to more than 100,000 students – helping thousands of parents save time and money...

Nominate a Local Hero to win Australia’s Sports Dad of the Year

Australians, including those in Brimbank, are being called upon to nominate local dads in the community for the 2024 Philips Community Sports Dad of...

Battery-powered hydraulics bolster VICSES volunteers’ rescue capability

By the end of the month, 47 Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES) - Road Crash Rescue (RCR)-accredited units will have received state-of-the-art battery-powered hydraulic...

E-scooters set to stay

E-scooters are set to stay in Victoria, but with tougher penalties for misuse, and mandated new technology to improve safety. Following a successful two-year...

Community Calendar

Want your event listed? Community Calendar is made available free of charge to not-for-profit organisations to keep the public informed of special events and...

Suspicious Braybrook building fire

A Braybrook building was engulfed by a suspicious fire this morning. Fire Rescue Victoria (FRV) responded to the fire at about 3.09am on Ashley Street,...

Former pilot Greg Lynn will appeal murder conviction

Former Jetstar pilot Greg Lynn is set to appeal his murder conviction over the death of camper Carol Clay, his lawyer says. The 57-year-old Caroline...

Warriors finish with loss

The Western Warriors finish to their inaugural Victorian Netball League championship summed up their season. Like many games this season, the Warriors were right in...

Cavaliers keen to finish season strongly

Green Gully is hoping to finish the National Premier League season on a positive note. While the Cavaliers finals hopes remain slightly alive, everything would...

Lakers looking good

Caroline Springs continued its good form as its pushes for Western Football League women’s top two finish with a win against Yarraville Seddon. With not...

1000 goals for Cook

City West Falcons Jane Cook rewrote the Victorian Netball League record books on Wednesday night. The star championship division shooter put up her 1000th goal...

Back on track

The Melbourne Knights have turned their National Premier League season around to be back in finals contention. After a tough start to the season which...

Eagles flying high

Keilor Park set lofty expectations heading in the FV state league 2 north-west season and it remains on track. After struggling last year and being...

Caroline Chisholm students ready for challenges of 21st century

Caroline Chisholm Catholic College is an inclusive and faith-filled co-educational secondary high school located in Melbourne’s inner west. It has three campuses across two...

Something for everyone at The Sugar Gum Hotel

Nestled in the heart of Hillside, The Sugar Gum Hotel is your ultimate destination for a delightful and relaxing dining experience. Whether you're seeking...

Showcasing Brimbank

Trung Luu MP Trung Luu MP embodies the Australian spirit of resilience, determination, and opportunity. As your voice for the west, he is...

Lace Interiors closing its doors

Chris Tolevski from Lace Interiors has pride in his achievements since coming out to Australia from Europe at 19 years of age with just...

No longer a hidden dining secret

Everyone knows the best eateries are the ones that are hard to find. The ‘City View Bistro’ falls into this category. Located in the elegant...

Behind the walls of Victoria’s prisons – what life is really like for the people who work there

Ever wondered what it’s like to work in prison? Most people have a very particular idea – high walls, long and dark corridors and...

Traumatic toilet birth

Lauren Green’s son made an unconventional entrance to the world – into a toilet. Lauren can see the funny side seven years on, but the...

Centering childbirth coping strategies back to women

A La Trobe University study is hoping to challenge traditional categorisations of coping strategies in a bid to promote autonomy and create empowering childbirth...

Supporting women through birth trauma

In the halls of the Royal Women's Hospital, a specialist team of seasoned midwives stands out for its unique initiative in supporting women who...

From trauma to triumph: The journey through birth trauma

Thirteen years ago, Leanne Murphy’s life was irrevocably changed by a traumatic birth experience that left her battling with severe physical, emotional, and financial...

Women’s health issues must be a priority: GPs

GPs are calling for greater action to better address women’s health issues. It follows the release of the Royal Australian College of GPs (RACGP) guidelines...

A mum’s worst nightmare

Solo mother Michelle Galea’s worst nightmare is her son losing his only parent. In September last year, she was forced to confront that fear...

Produce for those in need

A grant to combat food insecurity has been given to The One Box to help families in Sunshine. Awarded by Sunshine Marketplace’s Vicinity Community Grants...

Women of the west get active

Residents of Melbourne's west are invited to join the Daughters of the West program, a free health initiative that will return to Hobsons Bay...

Quarry rears for rehabilitation

Multiple regulators are working towards the rehabilitation of the Somerset Quarry's Annandale Road site. Resources Victoria held an information and feedback session last week...

Youth urged to report crime

Crime Stoppers Victoria is working with young Victorians to combat increased rates of youth violence by asking them to ‘Share If You Care’ in...

A taste of Italy

Viva Italia! is coming to the Bowery Theatre this week, showcasing a series of works based on the Italian travels of local artist John...

Keeping kids in school

An innovative new program to help keep Victorian students engaged in schooling and complete year 12 has been launched. AGA developed the year 10 multi-industry...

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