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School ‘disaster’ looms

Brimbank council will call on the state government for immediate action to prevent a looming education “disaster” in Derrimut. Despite a huge growth in population,...

Call for ‘risky’ business

A Brimbank councillor has questioned whether the council is taking enough risks with its finances. The council last week announced an operating surplus of $36.3...

$29 million Sunshine Hospital design revealed

The long-awaited redevelopment of Sunshine Hospital’s emergency department is a step closer. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos on Friday released designs for the $29.6 million...

School site in council sights

Brimbank council wants answers from the state government about what will soon become another unused school site. As previously reported in Star Weekly, Sunshine College...

Funding down the drain

Brimbank council has warned $11 million could be down the drain if further funding isn’t provided for the Upper Stony Creek Transformation Project. Work on...

State government steps in to ease recycling crisis

Brimbank council has welcomed state government plans to help ease the financial impact of SKM Recycling’s insolvency on councils. The government will provide a $6.6...

Stony silence on creek funding

Brimbank council says it could be left with an $11.3 million hole in the ground and is in need of urgent state government funding. The...

Brimbank wins in budget

Transport, infrastructure and education are the major wins for Brimbank in last week’s state budget. The budget made good on a number of election promises,...

Full steam ahead for leisure hub

Brimbank council may not have received any of the government funding it wants to transform the St Albans Leisure Centre into a state-of-the-art health...

Centre budget blowout

The cost of Brimbank council’s plans to upgrade and redevelop the St Albans Leisure Centre has ballooned to a staggering $60 million. The revelation follows...

Police numbers bolstered

Brimbank police efforts to stamp out family violence have been given a significant boost – 14 additional family violence specialists. Police Minister Lisa Neville joined...

Pool plan takes a dive

Brimbank council’s grand plans to redevelop the St Albans Leisure Centre have been dealt a blow. The council applied for the state government’s $3 million...

Remove our crossings: council

Despite a community petition signed by 3000 locals and a lengthy campaign, three “dangerous” level crossings in Brimbank have so far failed to make...

Watergardens parking fix

Years of parking pain at Watergardens station could soon be over. The state government has pledged to build more than 500 additional parking spaces at...

Cash boost for social housing

A three-level, seven-unit apartment building will be built in St Albans as part of one of the inner-west’s largest social housing projects. Housing Choices Australia...

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Have your say on Brimbank carer support plan

Brimbank residents can have their say on council's carer support plan until Friday, September 9. Council said the plan has been developed to acknowledge the...