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Concrete company fined $50,000

A concrete pumping company has been fined $50,000 after a worker was killed by a broken boom pump. The 40-year-old worker was using a truck-mounted...

Double-murder deliberations set to enter second week

Twelve jurors tasked with deciding the fate of accused murderer Greg Lynn are yet to reach a verdict after five days of deliberations. The jury...

Man arrested for fraudulent COVID claims

A Braybrook man was arrested after allegedly making more than 500 fraudulent applications for COVID-19 isolation payments. The 41-year-old man was arrested at his Braybrook...

A reconciliation plan to be proud of: mayor

Brimbank council’s Reconciliation Action Plan is nearly ready to go, with a long stint of community consultation coming to a close. At its June 18...

Sipping and painting the afternoon away

Libraries in Brimbank are opening their doors this winter and keeping locals warm and occupied, with a paint and sip program. Star Weekly photographer Damjan...

Xgenz to light up Sunshine

Get set for a night of classic rock hits, as the Xgenz band returns to Sunshine next Friday night. At the Double Deuce bar in...

Station receives green nod

The new Deer Park Train Station has been nominated for an Australasian Rail Industry sustainability award, thanks to the environmentally-focused design of the project. The...

Unlocked cars cause crime rise

Theft is up in Brimbank as overall criminal figures remain steady, but still above state average, according to new data released by the Crime...

Criminal age lifted

Victoria will become the first Australian state to raise the age of criminal responsibility to 12 as long-awaited legislation arrives. Premier Jacinta Allan and Youth...

Fresh start for gambling foundation

With the dismantling of the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation (VRGF), the state government is starting a new model to deal with gambling harm. Brimbank has...

Man saved from house fire

A man was saved from a Sunshine North house fire on Wednesday afternoon. Fire Rescue Victoria (FRV) responded to a house fire on Berkshire Road...

Greg Lynn jury asks to watch video of his evidence

Twelve jurors will re-watch accused double murderer Greg Lynn giving evidence from the witness stand during his trial as they continued to deliberate on...

Heavy tanker for Caroline Springs

Caroline Springs Fire Brigade has a new heavy tanker in operation, enhancing firefighting capabilities and bolstering the safety of volunteer firefighters. Caroline Springs captain Anthony...

Life-saving donations needed

Blood and plasma donations can be life-saving for the people who receive them, yet only three per cent of Australians are donors, as Jennifer...

Offering help and hope

Each Wednesday, at the Sydenham Neighbourhood House, a support network gathers in the form of the Al-Anon Family Groups. With a legacy spanning across 70...

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Invisible but real

Public transport throughout the city is equipped with priority seating, wheelchair, and walker spaces, ensuring those who need the space the most always have...