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Plan to boost women’s sports activity

Councils in Melbourne’s west have joined together to come up with a five-year plan to increase the number of girls and women involved in...

Teens arrested after gym thefts

Police have charged two teenagers following a number of alleged thefts and vehicle thefts from gymnasiums in the west last month. The alleged offences occurred...

Awards for unsung heroes

Six Brimbank community groups and organisations have been recognised for their contribution to the municipality at the second We Are Brimbank awards. The awards were...

Safety camera push

Sunshine traders are set to lobby the Department of Justice and Brimbank council to install CCTV cameras throughout the suburb. The move comes after a...

Watch youth show

More than 40 young people from across the west will come together to perform a show in Footscray, St Albans and Werribee. The concerts will...

Brimbank library visits top two million

Brimbank’s library services continue to grow in popularity. Data released by the council this month shows more than two million customer service interactions were carried...

There is always hope

An outreach team based at Sunshine hospital is giving hope to people at risk of suicide. The Hospital Outreach Post-suicidal Engagement (HOPE) team provides practical...

Recycling collections resume in Brimbank

Recycling collections have resumed in Brimbank. The council stuck a deal with SKM receivers, KordaMentha to have Brimbank's recycling sent to SKM's Laverton North processing...

Small ideas, big impact for pupils

More than 130 pupils from schools in Wyndham and Brimbank visited Werribee Open Range Zoo recently to share ideas about how to create a...

Brimbank motorists caught in police blitz

Almost 30 people a day were caught speeding on Brimbank roads during a recent four-day police operation aimed at reducing road trauma. Operation Argus ran...

Seniors fest on a roll

One of Brimbank’s most popular events promises to be bigger and better in 2019. The Brimbank Seniors Festival will run through October and ticket allocations...

Winter warmers fuel fire risks

Unattended cooking, electrical appliances and heating are the top three causes of fires across the west. Alarming statistics recently released by the CFA for District...

MY BRIMBANK: Gavin Fischer

What’s your connection to Brimbank? My grandparents lived in Brimbank for 60-plus years. My father was born in Brimbank and has lived here all his life....

Get ready for garage sales

Unwanted items can be reused and given a second life at Brimbank’s upcoming Garage Sale Trail. Residents, schools, businesses and community groups are being encouraged...

Brimbank kinder rates below state average

Fewer four-year-olds are attending kinder in Brimbank, with the municipality’s participation rate falling below the state average. Kindergarten attendance data from the Department of Education...

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