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Walking stalls in Brimbank

Four Brimbank suburbs have been named as being among Melbourne’s least walkable. The Domain Healthy Melbourne study by Deloitte Access Economics and Tract Consultants examined...

Pledge to unleash new dog parks

Brimbank residents and their four-legged best friends may soon have a new place to enjoy the outdoors. Last week the state government pledged $5 million...

Brimbank’s Most Wanted: October 17, 2018

Let’s help Brimbank Police. If you have any information in relation to these people, contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or contact your...

Greens plan an end to pokies

Western suburbs MP Huong Truong says the Greens would wipe out gaming machines statewide within 10 years. Addressing Brimbank’s pokies “scourge”, Ms Truong said the...

New help for Brimbank dads

Brimbank has a new approach to preventing family violence. The Brimbank Dads program has been designed to support new fathers and those with children under...

Brimbank bucks crime trends

Crime is up in Brimbank despite an overall drop across the state, according to the latest figures. Data from the Crime Statistics Agency shows overall...

EPA issues PFAS warning

The EPA has issued a warning to the public to stay away from a number of Brimbank waterways. The agency recommended that people avoid swimming...

Locals love their animals

More than 200 school pupils visited the Werribee Open Range Zoo to celebrate Love Your Locals Day earlier this month. The youngsters, from 14 schools...

Net speed guesswork for most

The majority of residents in Brimbank don’t understand how to pick the right broadband speed for their needs, according to NBN Co. Research commissioned by...

Police in carjackings crackdown

Brimbank is the state’s top spot for carjackings, according to figures from the Crime Statistics Agency. CSA data supplied to Star Weekly shows there was...

Brimbank drug deaths alarm

The number of drug-related deaths in Brimbank is rising. Not-for-profit organisation Penington Institute has released its annual overdose report for 2018, which showed a spike...

Our most wanted

Brimbank ranks among the highest in the state for the number of outstanding warrants and police have had enough. Warrant Wednesdays, an operation to apprehend...

Game on in Brimbank

Brimbank schools will receive more than $70,000 in sports gear to help encourage the next generation of budding athletes. Coles will make the donations in...

Pokies ‘health crisis’

Brimbank continues to top the state for pokies losses. Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation data shows that pokies venues in Brimbank took more...

Sing a new tune

The Brimbank Multicultural Community Choir is looking for new members to freshen up its sound. Musical director Veronica Gauci said the group was seeking a...

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Najdovski joins United’s A-League squad

Jake Najdovski will make the step from the National Premier League to the A-League after signing a scholarship contract with Western United. United announced on...