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Melton council puts its faith in new network

Promoting understanding and harmony is one of the main aims of Melton City’s new interfaith network. The network, which will be launched by mayor Bob...

Caroline Springs girl takes aim at dump’s bad smell

A four-year-old Caroline Springs girl has written to Melton council urging it to reject a proposal for a landfill extension near her home. Ashlee Muscat’s...

Sunvale Primary School: Hope alive for ‘whole hog’ outcome

A final decision on the future of land at the former Sunvale Primary School is imminent. Sunshine being formerly recognised as a centre for growth...

New Brimbank council administrator John Tanner outlines focus

Attracting “wealth creators” to live and work in Brimbank will be a primary focus for new council administrator John Tanner. The former Nationals state and...

Brimbank broker jailed four years for mortgage deception

A Brimbank mortgage broker has been sentenced to four years’ jail for falsifying pay slips to secure more than $9 million worth of home...

Caroline Springs school that failed passes all tests

A Caroline Springs school that rose from the ashes of ICA College Melton less than three years ago has continued its renaissance. National Assessment Program...

St Albans stabbing case closed

A St Albans man who admitted stabbing his next-door neighbour has been found not guilty due to mental impairment. Nam Nhat Doan was charged with...

John Tanner ready to fill Peter Lewisky’s shoes

New Brimbank council administrator John Tanner is likely to be sworn in at a meeting tonight. A small-business owner in Benalla for more than 30...

St Albans: Baby’s body found on Ruth Street footpath

UPDATE: Moments before the home time bell was due to ring at St Albans Primary School yesterday, a strange message blared across the school's...

Police sergeant sacked over racist Sunshine stubby holders

UPDATE: Three police officers have been sacked over a racism row in which stubby holders mocking African migrants were circulated around a suburban station. An...

New Brimbank council administrator John Tanner appointed

UPDATE: Local Government Minister Jeanette Powell today announced the appointment of John Tanner to the panel of administrators for Brimbank council.  Mrs Powell said Mr...

Boral landfill: 1700 tell Melton council to stop plans

1700 residents have officially objected to Boral's plans for an extension of their Ravenhall landfill. The Weekly reported hundreds of residents attended a community meeting...

West youth program at risk without urgent funds

A program working with at-risk western suburbs youth will fold without urgent financial support, according to its head. Operation Newstart has assisted more than 2000...

Boral landfill fury: Residents fire up at public meeting

North-west residents have until April to lobby Melton council about controversial plans to expand a Deer Park landfill. Hundreds of angry residents gathered at Caroline...

Burglaries down despite increase in total crime across Brimbank

Rates of burglary and motor vehicle crime continue to slide in Brimbank. While the latest Victoria Police Statistics reveal a 4.5 per cent increase in...

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Dream could become a reality

A dream could become a reality this week for Point Cook Centrals star Laura Elliott. The young defender is among those who are hoping to...