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Whittlesea and Hume honour passionate people

Passionate volunteers have been recognised for their dedication to helping others at Australia Day award ceremonies in Whittlesea and Hume. Alan Roberts was named Whittlesea’s...

Animal cruelty cases on the rise

Complaints about animal cruelty have increased in Hume and Whittlesea in the past year, according to new data. An RSPCA Victoria analysis of animal cruelty...

Australia Day comes alive

Get ready to celebrate all things Australian this weekend in the Macedon Ranges and Hume. Macedon Ranges council will mark the day with an Australia...
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Mixed start for Hume 

Hume Tennis had a mixed start to the Tennis Victoria Premier League Women’s competition on the weekend. Fielding a side in the competition for a...

Hume council tackles housing diversity

Apartments and townhouse developments around Hume’s train stations will be encouraged as part of a new housing diversity strategy. Hume council recently adopted a draft...
Aerial photo of SKM's recycling plant at Laverton North.

Whittlesea and Hume councils working on recycling fix

Recycling waste from across Hume and Whittlesea is heading to landfill for a third week. The councils are among 33 Victorian councils left without access...

Meet Gladstone Park community campaigner Frank Rivoli

Long-term Gladstone Park resident Frank Rivoli was recently named Hume's resident of the month for July for his passionate campaigning on behalf of the...

Local jobs shortage hurts northern suburbs

More people living in Craigieburn-Mickleham are without jobs than in any other area in Melbourne’s north. New federal government small area labour market data shows...

Recycling collections headed for landfill due to SKM closure

Hundreds of tonnes of recycling from Hume and Whittlesea will be dumped in landfill after a decision by SKM Recycling to stop accepting recyclable...
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Flu cases top 1400 in Whittlesea and Hume

Twice as many Whittlesea and Hume residents have been diagnosed with the flu so far this year as were diagnosed in all of 2018. Data...

MFB shocked by Hume, Whittlesea homes without fire alarms

The MFB is urging people to ensure their homes are equipped with working smoke detectors following the release of alarming data. According to the Metropolitan...

Change to electorates for some Whittlesea and Hume voters

Thousands of people across Hume and Whittlesea will vote in different electorates at the May 18 election as a result of boundary redistributions. The Australian...

More police officers coming to Hume and Whittlesea

More frontline police officers will be on the beat in Hume and Whittlesea over the next 12 months. Victoria Police and the state government have...

Northern suburbs among state’s top-performing real estate markets

Wollert, Craigieburn and Doreen have been named among Melbourne’s best-performing real estate markets. The Real Estate Institute of Victoria included the suburbs in its metropolitan...

Northern mayors plead for federal roads cash splash

Funding for a northern roads package is urgent, according to the mayors of Whittlesea, Hume and Mitchell. In the lead-up to the federal election the...

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House prices rise in ‘underrated’ Meadow Heights

Real estate in Meadow Heights is proving to be hot property, with the suburb's median house price jumping by almost 14 per cent in...