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Arrests over smuggling ring

A Deer Park man has been arrested and charged after authorities swooped on his property early Friday morning as part of an ongoing investigation...

Cat-tastrophe for the west

The number of stray and feral cats collected in Brimbank continues to climb. During the 2018-19 financial year the council collected 2091 cats, a sharp...

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...

Creek critters set in stone

Native animals are proudly adorning the Kororoit Creek Shared Trail. Five rock sculptures have been installed along the trail, just upstream of Buckingham Reserve in...

Wildlife warrior making a difference

Derrimut’s Isaac Busuttil is a wildlife warrior determined to make a difference. In the past year, Isaac has been doing his bit to help out...

Hotel made for busy bees

A new hotel dubbed the Sunshine Hilton could help save a rare and endangered orchid. The Sunshine diuris orchid, which once grew abundantly across the...

Visitors given wildlife surprise

Taylors Lakes Secondary College has been playing host to 20 Italian exchange students and gave them a chance to get up close and personal...

Melton, Moorabool drivers urged to watch for animals

With winter approaching, Melton and Moorabool drivers are being urged to be extra vigilant on the roads. According to AAMI, there were more than 70...

Retail therapy helps Greendale wildlife shelter

Naomi Carr has nursed hundreds of animals at the Greendale Wildlife Shelter. But it’s an expensive process and the shelter can’t exist without the...

Keilor’s Horseshoe Bend Farm to reopen in October

Keilor’s historic Horseshoe Bend Farm will reopen next week, six years after Parks Victoria closed it...

Spike in wildlife emergencies at Caroline Springs

Caroline Springs is headed for a record number of wildlife emergencies this year, according to one of Victoria’s biggest wildlife rescue organisations. Wildlife Victoria emergency...

St Paul’s pupils answer call of the wild

Four students from St Paul’s Primary School at Sunshine West have answered the call to help one of the planet’s most endangered species. Grade six...

Epping wildlife on the mend

By Samantha Walker Sunny, a 15-month-old eastern grey kangaroo, is on the mend after suffering burns to his feet during a grassfire at Epping on...

High praise for Derrimut’s young wildlife warrior

Brimbank may have unearthed the Steve Irwin of the next generation, in selfless six-year-old Isaac Busuttil. The Derrimut boy, who has been a passionate wildlife...

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Keep vigilant on flooded roads or near water

Brimbank road users are being reminded to be extra vigilant for transport-related drowning risks during the month of August. New data revealed this month as...

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