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Cleaners speak out against hours cut

Two long-serving school cleaners spoke at Victorian Labor’s State Conference at the weekend, demanding an end to a privatised school cleaning system that has...

Arrest made after cafe shooting

A Thomastown man has been charged after shots were allegedly fired into an Ivanhoe East café earlier this month. Detectives from the Mill Park Embona...

Two arrested following arson attack

Two men were charged on Friday following a fire at a business in Fawkner on Thursday morning. A 19-year-old Westmeadows man was arrested in Westmeadows...

Neighbourhood house a home

Thomastown Neighbourhood House (TNH) celebrated Neighbourhood House Week with special celebrations throughout the week of May 13 to May 17. The theme of this year’s...

Restoring respect for memorials

The Westmeadows War Memorial is set to be enhanced and restored to uphold the legacy of war heroes for generations to come. As part of...

RSPCA Victoria celebrates National Volunteer Week

RSPCA Victoria is celebrating its force of incredible volunteers this National Volunteer Week running from May 20-26, recognising the essential role their ‘vollies’ have...

Supporting more Victorians with financial counselling

The state government is supporting thousands of Victorians doing it tough, including those in Hume and Whittlesea, through free access to financial counselling services. Consumer...

Protecting the legacy of Victorian veterans

The legacy of Victoria’s veterans will be kept alive for future generations as the state government’s works to maintain memorials and upgrade community buildings...

Defibrillators ready to save lives

Victorians, including those from Hume and Whittlesea, now have access to automated external defibrillators (AEDs) at every staffed station across Melbourne’s train network. The state...

Aussies urged to roll up their sleeves

With one in three people experiencing high blood pressure, Australians, including those in Hume and Whittlesea, are being urged to visit their local doctor...

Tailgating top rage behaviour

RACV is reminding Victorian motorists to refrain from, and remain aware of dangerous road behaviours, following a poll asking Victorians, including those from Hume...

Glass half full budget: business

The federal budget has received qualified support from the Victorian business community. Responding to the 2024-25 budget handed down by federal treasurer Jim Chalmers...

Dementia funding welcomed

Dementia Australia have welcomed the $2.2 billion investment in aged care reforms and dementia specific initiatives announced in Tuesday night’s federal budget. Dementia Australia executive...

Junior landcare and biodiversity grants open

The Victorian Junior Landcare and Biodiversity Grants are now open, with $450,000 available for projects that involve young people actively caring for the state’s...

Dietitian’s simple lunchbox advice

Making school lunchboxes is a task loathed by many parents. Deciding what food to send a child to school with can also be confusing....

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Restoring respect for memorials

The Westmeadows War Memorial is set to be enhanced and restored to uphold the legacy of war heroes for generations to come. As part of...

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