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Bad start to flu season in Brimbank

Almost as many Brimbank residents have been diagnosed with the flu in the first five months of 2019 as were diagnosed in all of...

Racism keeps police busy

Police in the state’s north west metro region have responded to hundreds of prejudicially-motivated crimes within a five-year period, with more than half of...

Brimbank rental crisis hurts most vulnerable residents

Vulnerable Brimbank residents are facing a housing crisis. A new report highlighting the municipality’s lack of affordable rentals for households receiving income support payments paints...

Cash boost for Youth Junction to help break cycle of crime

A program aimed at keeping Brimbank’s youth out of the justice system has received a $200,000 boost from the state government. The Youth Junction was...

Princess Street lights up

St Albans’ Princess Street will be transformed with a spectacular lighting display and colourful designs inspired by the late Leigh Bowery. Brimbank council will launch...

Poll time in Brimbank

Early voting for the federal election has begun, with thousands of Brimbank residents voting in a different electorate. The seat of Fraser was created following...

Leisure centre funding pledge

The ALP has pledged $5 million towards the redevelopment of the St Albans Leisure Centre if elected. The Labor candidate for Fraser, Daniel Mulino announced...
Red Shield Appeal

Brimbank Salvation Army needs volunteers to help with Red Shield Appeal

The search is on for 60 volunteers to rattle tins and collect donations for the Salvation Army’s Red Shield Appeal in Brimbank. The annual appeal...

Tree vandals strike in Taylors Lakes

Vandals have poisoned five trees – valued at $60,000 – in Taylors Lakes. Brimbank council believes the trees, which are on the corner of Parmelia...

Family violence scourge of west

Police have attended 9141 family violence incidents in the west during a 12-month period, with Wyndham, Brimbank and Melton recording the highest numbers of...

Rents in the west head north

Rents in some western suburbs have increased at the same rate as some of the city’s most prestigious suburbs over the past year, sparking...

Brimbank police focus on use of false number plates

The use of false number plates is on the rise in Brimbank and Melton, police are warning. Police took to social media last week to...

MFB praises improved Brimbank fire response times

Response times are improving at most of Brimbank’s fire stations, with brigades responding to 90 per cent of code one emergencies in less than...

Brimbank community calendar

Night walk What creatures wake up when you go to bed? Join Brimbank council for a guided night walk along Taylors Creek on Tuesday, April...

Investors stick to Brimbank

Brimbank continues to be a popular area for investment, despite a downturn in the property market. The council received 75 planning applications in February with...

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Sunshine West property raided in drug bust

A property in Sunshine West was searched by Police early last Wednesday morning as part of a wider operation conducted by the clandestine laboratory...