Support quality local journalism

Make a contribution
NORTHERN
Home News Page 548

News

Get smart … Whittlesea is, and now it’s official

Whittlesea was last week named a ‘Smart 21 Community’ by a New York-based community governance group, Intelligent Communities Forum. Whittlesea joins 20 other cities around...

Face up to AIDA risk, says youth worker

Unacknowledged homosexuality and risky sexual behaviour is the main reason for the ongoing spread of the AIDS virus, warns leading drug and alcohol support...

Black Saturday memorial from seed of an idea

Amanda Gibson’s house in Cottles Bridge was about two kilometres from the fire when a wind change proved a saviour for her on Black...

Violence means passengers miss Roxburgh Park bus

The 901 bus is avoiding Roxburgh Park shopping centre and railway station at weekends after threats and physical violence against drivers. In the past six...

Students get jobs advice from those in the know

Decisions about elective subjects for next year, as much as exams, make the last weeks of school among the most challenging for years 9...

Determined Rhiannon’s Next Step well on the way

Few quadriplegics are able to ride a horse, live independently and drive a car, let alone walk again just four years after sustaining complete...

Sunbury decides: Secession on way, but questions emerge

Hume mayor Casey Nunn and chief executive Domenic Isola met Local Government Minister Jeanette Powell last week over Sunbury’s vote to set up its...

Hume heeds sun-smart lessons to be top of the class

Hume has earned a top score in a drive against skin cancer with all 32 council-managed childcare centres and preschools now part of Cancer...

Hume Whittlesea Local Learning students rewarded

Tomorrow is graduation day for vocational students and schools-based apprentices at Hume Whittlesea Local Learning. Awards will be presented at RMIT’s new Bundoora lecture...

Hume Whittlesea Local Learning students rewarded

Tomorrow is graduation day for vocational students and schools-based apprentices at Hume Whittlesea Local Learning. Awards will be presented at RMIT’s new Bundoora lecture...

Epping: Bikie shot in chest outside McCarty Avenue home

A bikie associated with the Hells Angels outlaw motorcycle gang has been shot outside his home in Epping. The injured man, Red Devils gang member...

Thomastown: Hells Angels Nomads face legal battle over clubhouse

The Hells Angels Nomads outlaw bikie gang is mobilising its forces to fight an order it remove the heavy fortifications at its Thomastown clubhouse...

Aitken College seeks fresh track for female stars

Greenvale’s Aitken College is exploring ways to broaden the horizons of its star female students. High achievers in maths and sciences were invited to take...

Leased Broadmeadows parkland to give way for clinic

A new GP super clinic is planned for parklands next to Banksia Gardens Community Centre at Broadmeadows. Hume council has resolved to surrender its long-term...

Web’s virtual physics lessons at La Trobe Bundoora

A computer with internet connection is all students will need to access state-of-the-art equipment from La Trobe University’s physics department at Bundoora. The university’s next-generation...

Latest

Picket for Palestine continues

At the crack of dawn when most locals are asleep, pro-Palestinian protestors have been picketing and stopping work at the Heat Treatment Australia...