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Includes My Wyndham and My Brimbank feature columns.

Take a walk through Sunshine with Chantal Wynter

Chantal Wynter will be taking audiences on a guided tour of Sunshine’s industrial past as part her Fringe Westside Show Sweet Sunshine.   What’s your connection to Brimbank? I...

Meet long-term western suburbs resident Joe Cortis

Joe Cortis has lived in the western suburbs for almost seven decades. An advocate for bringing communities together, he spoke with Tate Papworth about...

Meet Sunshine artist Stuart Murdoch

Stuart Murdoch has been capturing Sunshine on film since 2000. He will share his photographs with the community at his new exhibition- Silver in...

My Brimbank: Natasha Godfrey

Natasha Godfrey has lived in Albion for 10 years. She talks with Stella Tzobanakis about why she moved from east to west.

My Place: Alexander Robertson

How did you get to where...

MY BRIMBANK- Kris Mcmullen

What’s your connection to Brimbank?   I grew up in Taylors Lakes after moving there with the family in 1981 … back then there was...

MY BRIMBANK: Christopher Hawkes

What’s your connection to Brimbank? I moved to the area about three years ago and was lucky enough to get a studio at Sunshine Art...

My Brimbank: Achol Kiir

What’s your connection to Brimbank?   I moved here with my family from Egypt in 2004. As part of the process of coming to Australia, you...

My Melton: Fareeha Sheraz

When she first tried making chapatis, Fareeha Sheraz failed miserably. But these days the cooking instructor boldly claims to be a master of the...

My Brimbank: Gaby Company

How long have you called Brimbank home?   I’ve been in Derrimut six, seven years. And before that Caroline Springs. I came to Australia in 2001....

Sunshine resident Karen George on becoming “the coffee lady”

You’re never too old to learn new tricks. A Sunshine resident of more than 30 years, Karen George tells Ben Cameron how she quit her...

Aziz Aziz on always opening his door to other new arrivals

Aziz Aziz emigrated from Cyprus to Australia 65 years ago. He moved about before settling in Sunshine two years later, and has lived there ever...

Your guide to pronouncing Melbourne’s tongue twisters

Names are tricky … and prominent Australian linguist and current Chair of Linguistics at Monash University Professor Kate Burridge is one of the first...

Michelle Newland on giving inspirational talks about survival

Michelle Newland has come to personify determination and courage. She talks to Ben Cameron about how she suffered a brain injury at the age...

Acclaimed sculptor Geoffrey Ricardo on calling Brooklyn home

When he isn’t running away looking for something overseas, acclaimed sculptor and printmaker Geoffrey Ricardo calls Brooklyn home. He speaks with Goya Dmytryshchak.   What’s your connection to...

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Rapid Antigen Tests will be distributed to key workforces from today as part of the state government's roll out. The government announced on Sunday it...

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