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Whittlesea council pledges to help vulnerable communities

Whittlesea council has pledged to help refugee and migrant communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Council administrator Lydia Wilson recently signed a Welcoming Australia and Democracy...

Respiratory clinic opens in Thomastown

A GP-led respiratory clinic has opened in Thomastown. The Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network (EMPHN) and First People’s Health and Wellbeing opened the High Street...

Revamp on the cards for Craigieburn Sports Stadium

Hume council is seeking state government funding to allow it to fast-track the redevelopment of the former Craigieburn Leisure Centre. Councillors endorsed the first stage...

Epping Kaufland site sold

An Epping site which was meant to be the home of one of Victoria’s first Kaufland supermarkets has been sold. The High Street site has...

Epping pharmacy closed after staff member tests positive for coronavirus

An Epping pharmacy has closed for cleaning after a staff member tested positive for coronavirus. Quality Pharmacy at Pacific Epping shopping centre is closed until...

RSPCA warning to cat owners after spike in animal abuse cases

Cat owners are being urged to keep their feline friends indoors after the RSPCA received several reports of cats being hurt and beaten in...

Staff member at Aitken Hill Primary School tests positive for COVID-19

A staff member at Aitken Hill Primary School in Craigieburn has tested positive for coronavirus. Health Minister Jenny Mikakos announced the case this morning, saying...

Surf’s up at Tullamarine

Tullamarine’s URBNSURF has reopened in time for the school holidays. The surf park, which is the first of its kind in Australia, closed its doors...

Mill Park McDonald’s closed after worker diagnosed with coronavirus

The McDonald's restaurant in Mill Park has been closed for cleaning after a worker tested positive to coronavirus. The Plenty Road restaurant was closed last...

Coronavirus testing blitz launched in Broadmeadows

A coronavirus testing blitz is underway in Broadmeadows after the suburb was identified as one of the worst in Victoria for community transmission of...

List hotspots by suburb not LGA: Hume council

Hume council wants the Department of Health and Hume Services to identify coronavirus hotspots by suburb instead of municipality to provide “greater clarity” to...

Health experts urge lockdown of COVID-19 hotspots

Australia’s top medical officials are calling for the lockdown of six local government areas, including Hume, which have been identified as hotspots for community...

Three administrators appointed to Whittlesea council

A panel of three administrators has been appointed to Whittlesea council. Premier Daniel Andrews, who is the acting Local Government Minister, today announced that interim...

New top cop breaks down youth, police barriers

Helping families be safe and ensuring our vulnerable and our children feel safe, is top of the agenda for new Fawkner Divisional Commander, Superintendent...

Melbourne Airport laptop donation helps Banksia Gardens students at home

Home schooling has become a bit easier for a group of Hume students and their families after Melbourne Airport donated 37 laptops to Broadmeadows’...

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Northern Hospital staff test positive for coronavirus

Two new cases of coronavirus have been linked to the Northern Hospital. The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) this afternoon confirmed that two...