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Council calls for toxic dump help

Brimbank council is calling for a zero tolerance approach from the state government for illegal storage and dumping of industrial and hazardous waste. It follows...

Compost plan takes root

Brimbank residents will soon find it easier to compost their household waste, with the council set to adopt a policy aimed at reducing landfill. The...

Compost plan takes root

Brimbank residents will soon find it easier to compost their household waste, with the council set...

Brimbank targets illegal brothels

Brimbank council will investigate ways to put the squeeze on illegal brothels. Mayor Lucinda Congreve raised the issue at last week’s council meeting, asking for...

Parking stress tackled

Parking hotspots in Sunshine, St Albans and around train stations are set for a revamp under a proposed parking strategy before Brimbank council. The council...

New rooms for Sunshine kindergarten

The first sod was turned on the extension to the Alexandra Avenue kindergarten in Sunshine last week. The $1.49 million extension will add two new...

Solution for a Trickey road

Brimbank council has installed speed humps on a small stretch of road in Sydenham, following community safety concerns. Three speed humps were installed on Trickey...

Council set to stream meetings

Brimbank council will begin streaming its monthly meetings from this week. Following the approval of a council policy on streaming in October 2018, the first...

Council wants gambling input

Brimbank council wants feedback on its soon-to-be-finalised policy on electronic gambling. The policy sets out objectives, principles and statements for how the council will manage...

Councillor complaints dismissed

A councillor conduct panel has dismissed complaints against former Brimbank mayor John Hedditch. The panel found the complaints, relating to conflict of interest and bullying...

Council roads feature on film

Brimbank residents may be getting the sneaking suspicion that they’re being filmed. Brimbank council has deployed road survey vehicles to film council-owned local roads in...

Council concern grows

There are growing concerns the Brimbank council is reverting to its old ways and a local MP says he will have no hesitation in...

Honours for our finest

Brimbank’s finest were recognised on Saturday with the annual Australia Day awards, including the announcement of the citizen and young citizen of the year. Citizen...

Kick off the new year with a new sport

Applications for the winter round of council’s In2Sport program are now open. The program allows children aged six to 18 years to apply for up...

Keep a cool head for summer safety

As temperatures soared across the state last week, Brimbank council urged residents to look after the most vulnerable in their community, especially children, the...

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Growing a more conscious farming future

A Keilor not-for-profit organisation is striving to create the next generation of sustainable farmers with a focus on stewarding lands and caring for community,...

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