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Overnewton fun runs raise serious cash

Overnewton Anglican Community College has raised an impressive $20,000 for charity on the back of two successful fun runs. The runs, held at the school’s...

My Brimbank: Kathy Nguyen

Delahey mother Kathy Nguyen talks to Ashley Alasagas about her role as an educator with Brimbank Family Day Care.   How long have you been living...

Vic Uni Secondary College greets sister students

Preparations are under way for this week’s arrival of 18 students and three teachers from Victoria University Secondary College’s Chinese sister school, the high...

Gender neutral school uniforms

Victoria’s Education Department will consider its position on gender-neutral school uniform legislation that would allow boys to wear skirts. The proposal was made by a...

Pedal power

There’s more to cycling than just pedal power … Brimbank bike enthusiasts and those looking for a greener and often swifter commute can learn...

Help on the way for seniors

More than 200 elderly Brimbank migrants are being helped to get their confidence back through a series of self- empowerment workshops starting next month. The...

Western Health a finalist

Western Health is a finalist in the Victorian Employer of the Year awards for its Sunshine training and education centres. The awards showcase innovation and...

My Brimbank: Peter Deng

Deer Park bookworm Peter Deng, 18, tells Ben Cameron how he’s keen to give back to Brimbank after receiving a Western Chances scholarship that...

$10-million upgrade for Sunshine College

Sunshine College will get a $10 million upgrade and new buildings at two of its campuses, the government announced last week. Education Minister James Merlino...

Students and migrants not lost in translation

A new guide to help schools engage with students and parents from migrant and refugee backgrounds was launched last week. The desktop guide was a...

Dissent grows as VU heads east

Victoria University is defending its possible takeover of a campus in Melbourne’s outer-east while cutting courses, closing campuses and shedding jobs in the western...

‘Outstanding’ Kealba apprentice leads his field

A “raw” Kealba airconditioning apprentice has been rewarded for throwing himself in at the deep end, beating a tough field of seven to take...

St Albans students aim high

It was a school camping trip like no other. St Albans Secondary College students Phuoc Le, Bethany Seitz and Elliot Lai spent a whole term...

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Brimbank archives

Star Weekly looks back through the pages of its predecessors. 40 years ago December 9, 1981 The State Government has finally given the go ahead for...