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Keilor: The west suits Chelsea Heath best

Home is where the heart is for Chelsea Heath. The 33-year-old, who was born in Sunshine and recently bought her first home in Melton, is...

Family violence: Effort ramps up to help women, children

A new program to help women and children at risk of family violence is coming to the western suburbs. The state government has pledged $2.2...

Brimbank council-staff pay stalemate: Fair Work called in

The Australian Services Union (ASU) has called on the Fair Work Commission to step in on enterprise bargaining agreement negotiations after Brimbank council staff...

Caroline Springs: Car crime hits hard at weekends

A spate of thefts from cars has swept across Caroline Springs with thieves targeting more than 30 cars in just 30 days. Offenders are breaking...

Sunshine: Kelpie-labrador cross stolen, abused and back home

Police are investigating the alleged theft and abuse of a kelpie-labrador cross last week. It’s believed the dog was taken from the backyard of a...

St Albans Leisure Centre $41.3 million facelift approved

The popular St Albans Leisure Centre is to get a $41.3 million makeover. Brimbank council has released a business case for the Taylors Road centre,...

Keilor: VCAT says ‘yes’ to 18 residential lots

A 4.4-hectare site in Keilor will be subdivided to create 18 residential lots following a ruling by the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT). Developer...

Deer Park’s Tahlya Cutaja: A leader in the making

Most teenagers spend their high school years trying to fit in. That’s not the case for Deer Park’s Tahlya Cutaja, who’s comfortable that her...

Ice more dangerous than heroin, Melton police warn

The availability of the drug ice, its affordability and its acceptability make it more dangerous than heroin, according to Melton police. Detective Senior Constable John...

Sunshine: Centre for Multicultural Youth forum yields job clues

An employment forum last week may have given young multicultural people across the west a foothold on the career ladder. The Centre for Multicultural Youth...

Garage remote a thief’s ally, police warn residents

Police are putting Brimbank and Melton residents on alert following a series of burglaries during which thieves steal remote controls from cars to burgle...

Altona’s Cherry Lake attack: Teen placed in correctional facility

LATEST: Police have placed a 17-year-old boy in a correctional facility following an alleged sexual assault in Altona on Wednesday. Detectives are no longer seeking to...

Altona Cherry Lake sex assault: Police hunt for teenager

UPDATE: Police have released an image of a 17-year-old they want to speak to after a woman was sexually assaulted at Altona’s Cherry Lake on...

Sunshine Hospital Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management opens

A new centre at Sunshine Hospital to research prevention and management of chronic diseases will open tomorrow. The Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management...

Hillside: Galli Court grassfire fuels fringe fears

A large grassfire has renewed resident calls for paddocks in the Hillside Estate to be cleared. MFB and CFA crews attended the rapidly spreading blaze...

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Council supports Gaza cease fire

Brimbank council has thrown its support behind Palestinian civilians with a historic motion calling for an immediate ceasefire in hostilities beween Israel and Palestine....