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Hospital expands virtual ED

Northern Health’s virtual emergency department (ED) has extended its operating hours to further support the community during the COVID-19 peak period. The virtual ED was...

Rental stress hits Hume

Lockdown has impacted city of Hume residents' ability to pay their rent, new data reveals. The Tenants Victoria data, released late last month, examined the...

Program gets people job ready

A free program is providing training for those interested in working in the disability sector. OnCall Australia, an organisation that provides professional support personnel for...

Long road ahead in race for a cure

When little baby Levi had his first seizure on his very first night home from the hospital, parents Steve and Karsha Trowbridge weren’t quite...

Calls mounting for more COVID vaccine in Hume

Calls for more COVID-19 vaccines to be sent to Hume are mounting, with the council urging the state government to allow its staff to...

Hume postcode tops active case list

A Hume postcode that was one of the worst-affected areas during Victoria's second COVID-19 wave last year, has recorded the highest number of active...

Police investigating suspicious Thomastown car fire

Police are investigating a suspicious car fire in Thomastown earlier this week. Investigators have been told two people walked up the driveway of a Philip...

Police investigating reports of offensive graffiti at Jack Roper Reserve, Broadmeadows

Police are investigating reports of offensive graffiti at a Broadmeadows park. In a statement on the Eyewatch - Hume Police Service Area Facebook page, police...

Mill Park woman prosecuted for neglecting dog

A Mill Park woman has been prosecuted by RSPCA Victoria for “grossly neglecting” a poodle. The woman has had a 15-month community corrections order imposed...

Risk Hume lockdown stretches into 2022: Councillor

A Hume councillor fears the municipality will remain in lockdown "well into Christmas and the new year" if vaccine supplies are not urgently boosted. Cr...

Five arrested following alleged high-risk driving in Melbourne’s north-western suburbs

Five people have been arrested following alleged high-risk driving through Melbourne’s north-western suburbs overnight. Police said a white Toyota sedan was observed allegedly driving erratically...

Northern suburb COVID cases close to 200

Close to 200 hundred of today's COVID-19 cases are in the northern suburbs, including Craigieburn, Roxburgh Park and Broadmeadows. COVID-19 response commander Jeroen Weimar described...

Final arrest in relation to alleged Broadmeadows stabbing

Police have arrested the final person wanted in relation to the alleged stabbing of a teenage boy in Broadmeadows in July. Police said a 17-year-old...

Elderly pedestrian dead after Westmeadows collision

A pedestrian has died following a collision in Westmeadows last week. Emergency services were called after an 80-year-old Westmeadows woman was allegedly knocked over by...

New northern jab clinics open

Two additional vaccination hubs have opened in the northern suburbs in recent weeks, as the state government strives to get one million COVID-19 jabs...

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Hume community feedback wanted

Hume council’s draft community vision and draft council plan 2021-25 is now open for community feedback. Councillor Jarrod Bell said at a council meeting last...