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Traumatic toilet birth

Lauren Green’s son made an unconventional entrance to the world – into a toilet. Lauren can see the funny side seven years on, but the...

Northern Health expands initiative to improve access to specialist healthcare

Northern Health is changing the way specialist medical care is offered around the state through its Victorian Virtual Specialist Consult (VVSC). The service has expanded...

Providence road permanently closed

Providence Road in Greenvale will be closed permanently. Hume council made the decision to close the road to vehicles at its July 8 council meeting,...

Council wants community input

Whittlesea council is asking for input from the community for the development of a landscape improvement plan for Fortress Park in Doreen. The aim...

My Place

Stewart and Kirsten Dickinson, who have only recently moved to Whittlesea, tell Star Weekly about their journey to get them to where they are...

Change Our Game scholarship applications open

The state government has announced applications for a professional development scholarship program are now open to Victorian women, including those in Sunbury and Macedon...

La Trobe opens Bio Innovation Hub

A bio innovation hub to support the development of world-leading biotechnology has opened at La Trobe University. The $8 million facility was funded by the...

Northern Health NAIDOC Week celebrations

The NAIDOC Week celebrations at Northern Health began on July 8 with a didgeridoo performance by Matthew Weegberg, followed by a smoking ceremony and...

Man charged after stabbing

A 45-year-old has been charged with aggravated burglary, theft and common law assault following the death of a 36-year-old Doreen man. The man died...

Breakthrough for better access to palliative care for people with disability

A new, quicker pathway to better meet the needs of people living with disabilities and a terminal diagnosis has been discovered. Palliative Care Australia (PCA)...

Experience the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics at Fed Square

Melbourne residents are in for a treat this summer as Federation Square lights up in green and gold to celebrate the 2024 Olympic and...

Mandatory Closure Periods To Interrupt Gambling Harm

People experiencing harm from gambling, including those in the northern suburbs, will be better protected with mandatory closure periods of gaming machine areas in...

Mental toll of cost of living crisis revealed

The Salvation Army has highlighted the severe mental health toll inflicted by the current cost-of-living crisis on those they assist. According to new research...

AFLW practice games for free

The AFL is pleased to announce that the upcoming AFLW Practice Matches will be free to attend for all fans. The Practice Matches will...

Navigating the hook turn

An RACV poll has found that 44 per cent of Victorian respondents feel hook turns are the most challenging driving practice on Victorian roads....

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Hume knocked out of Dockerty Cup

Hume City’s Dockerty Cup run has come to an end at the hands of South Melbourne on Tuesday night. An early goal to South Melbourne...