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Canary yellow fields dot Victoria as canola crops begins to bloom

The onset of spring saw wild weather sweep across the westerns suburbs, bringing with it flooding and road closures. But that wasn’t enough to deter...

New Brimbank swim schools to cut waiting lists

Two new swim centres in Brimbank are teaching kids to swim from as young as three months. JUMP swim school in Caroline Springs opened its...

Tokyo, jam-packed city of delights

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Sunshine to host its 17th Lantern Festival on Sunday

More than 2000 LED lanterns, including 1000 animal shaped lights, have arrived in town ahead of Sunday’s Sunshine Lantern Festival. Sunshine Business Association president Carson...

St Albans students to celebrate Brimbank’s cultural diversity

More than 450 St Albans students will celebrate Brimbank’s cultural diversity through food, dance and music. Victoria University Secondary College’s annual Multicultural Day on September...

Cairnlea Park Primary School students set for Book Week

Cinderella and Superman will take over Cairnlea Park Primary School on Tuesday when pupils come dressed as their favourite characters in celebration of Book...

Mother of Kenny creator ready for a walk in the park

She has raised one the country’s most-loved comedic actors, but brave Taylors Lakes woman Jill Goss is almost as proud of her other great...

Weight loss gives Taylors Lakes resident new lease on life

Greg Osborn doesn’t beat around the bush. “I’ve been pretty fat my whole life,” he says. At his heaviest, he weighed 130 kilograms, and has spent...

Melody and rhythm fuse for Taylors Hill musician

Shweta Krishnamurthy is an accountant by day and a musician, who goes by the stage name of Xylo Aria, by night. The 25-year-old Taylors Hill...

Sunshine exhibition blends the spurned and desired

A new exhibition brings together diverse views of our industrial world. Topias II, the work of Sunshine artist Georgie Mattingley, takes in perspectives of the...

New York: Bite hard, the Big Apple’s juicy …

It’s the city that never sleeps, and for good reason. New York City is a non-stop hive of entertainment, with attractions galore for both day...

Happy birthday Hazel McConville, 100 and still going strong

Surviving a pack-a-day smoking habit – and the stress of supporting Essendon in recent years – Sydenham’s 100-year-old great grandmother Hazel McConville is still...

Back to the ’90s, via Backstreet Boys

Backstreet’s back in Braybrook, alright? Caroline Chisholm College is going back to the ’90s with its latest stage production, 90s Popstars, featuring a killer pop...

Peter Pan musical set for centre stage at Bacchus Marsh

Here’s to never growing up … not anytime soon. The boy who never grew old, Peter Pan, will be centre stage at Bacchus Marsh theatre...

Leo Club of Brimbank’s annual gala charity ball

There’s only one charity event that combines tailored suits, disc jockeys, acrobats, dancers and musicians under the one roof, and it happens in Sunshine. The...

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Brimbank archives

Star Weekly looks back through the pages of its predecessors. 40 years ago December 9, 1981 The State Government has finally given the go ahead for...