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Gulf War treatment in Coolaroo led to fury, book launch

Former deputy prime minister Tim Fischer will launch a book in Melbourne on Tuesday that is set in Coolaroo during the 1990 Gulf War. Sorry...

Marc of respect a key in football circles

Carlton captain Marc Murphy visited Oak Park and Epping last week in his role as a MacPack ambassador. The work of Murphy and other AFL...

Roxburgh Park man shot in face at Caroline Springs

Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a man was shot in the face in Caroline Springs this morning. Police and paramedics were called to Holland...

Man last seen in Glenroy as police seek help over shooting

Police have revealed the identity of a man allegedly involved in the shooting of another man with links to the Comanchero outlaw motorcycle gang...

Mosque bid to raise Coolaroo street’s spiritual temperature

If Adelaide is known as the city of churches, Kyabram Street in Coolaroo could come to be dubbed the spirituality strip of Hume’s city...

Plan for Melbourne: Councils ponder development report

The state government’s newly released Plan for Melbourne was greeted with muted reactions in Melbourne’s north. Whittlesea mayor Rex Griffin said his council was pleased...

Police step up intervention on family violence

An 11-year analysis of family violence court data shows police are becoming more involved in the intervention process in Whittlesea and Hume. The Australian Bureau...

Sunbury decides: Voters ask for clarity

Twenty per cent of about 118,000 Hume voters have cast their vote over whether Sunbury forms its own shire or stays part of Hume...

Growth areas gain in childhood support

The state government has recognised the need for early childhood intervention support in Melbourne’s growth corridors, with a bulk of new places dedicated for...

Jump on board Whittlesea transport campaign

With Melbourne’s CBD in plain sight, Whittlesea’s fast-growing northern ’burbs have plenty of bus stops, but no buses to stop. And the train line goes...

Hume mayoral tug ’o’ war begins

Battle lines are being drawn for this month’s Hume council mayoral election, with one councillor declaring his hand and another saying she’s considering standing. Last...

Poo power more than a pipe dream

There’s more to poo than meets the eye … or the nose, for that matter. It’s the matter, in fact, that is adding grunt...

Melbourne Airport gas drama over

LATEST:  A gas leak that forced the evacuation of more than 100 passengers from a Melbourne Airport terminal has been resolved.   Travellers and staff were evacuated...

Out of arts ‘ghetto’, into festival

Melbourne’s fringe suburbs are becoming increasingly culturally isolated as the city expands, according to the head of a not-for-profit performing arts group. Outer Urban Projects...

Hume-Timor bond broadens

Hume council’s Timor Leste friendship is set to expand, with inclusion of the Melbourne CERES centre’s global arm into projects that Hume co-ordinates with...

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Virtual health advice in any language

Northern Health’s virtual emergency department (ED) is now offering interpretation services for its patients. Emergency physician, Dr Loren Sher, said she is happy the Australian-first...

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