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Sunbury decides: Waters muddied in Hume-Sunbury poll

Tensions have emerged between Sunbury residents in the lead-up to voting on whether Sunbury stays in Hume or creates its own shire. Supporters of secession...

Feeling empowered is great no matter how you say it

Making yourself understood is the single greatest challenge for many migrants resettling in Melbourne’s north – the critical difference between remaining an outsider and...

Students switched on

While tax agents may no longer have to count carbon, Victoria’s school students still have the formulas on their curriculum. Last week, 12 more northern...

Vote for the future at Parade College

If the year 9 students at Parade College ran the country, Australians would be healthier, greener, more generous and receive harsher punishments for violent...

Northern schools win in campaign

Trade training is back in the schools of Melbourne’s north after almost a decade in the doldrums. The past week brought a flurry of announcements...

No fun as school playgrounds shrink

POPULATION growth and an increase in the number of portable classrooms has led to a loss of schoolyard space, according to a report by...

Fast-track roles for Kangan students

BUILDING a car is the ultimate for motoring buffs around the world, but building racing cars with one of the world’s top motorsport teams...

Surplus takes a dive at NMIT

NORTHERN Melbourne Institute of TAFE recorded a 63 per cent drop in surplus from 2011 to 2012, according to an auditor-general’s report on tertiary...

Surplus takes a dive at NMIT

NORTHERN Melbourne Institute of TAFE recorded a 63 per cent drop in surplus from 2011 to 2012, according to an auditor-general’s report on tertiary...

Anti-bullying contest

SCHOOLS can enter a "Safe Schools are Smart Schools" competition to win $5000 by showing how they prevent bullying. McEwen MHR Rob Mitchell said schools...

Acacia College to become Gilson campus

ACACIA College has been sold to the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Adventist Schools Victoria said the Mernda site would become a campus of its existing Gilson...

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Thomastown, Bundoora venues listed tier 2 exposure sites

Two sites in Thomastown and one in Bundoora have been identified as tier 2 exposure sites. The health department has advised anyone who has been...