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A vision for Mitchell

A VISION to develop a thriving business and investment climate in Mitchell Shire has been launched by the Mitchell Business Network. Business Network Chairman, Bruce Nichols, said that the aim of the Business Vision for...

A City with a plan

THE City of Whittlesea has formally adopted its 2018/19 budget following a special council meeting on Tuesday, June 3 after a failed rescission motion. The motion was submitted by Cr Ricky Kirkham citing concerns with...

Funding hopes hiJJacked

THE Kilmore Football Club’s drive for new social club rooms at the JJ Clancy Reserve saw a setback on several fronts – a miss of significant funding in this year’s budget and a lack...

Hack attack

MITCHELL Shire Council is one of dozens of Australian organisations hit by a cyber security breach to PageUp People, recruitment software. Mitchell was one of seven councils and one of many government organisations and large...

No monitor for now

By Joshua Wells THE City of Whittlesea will not be placed under the guidance of a monitor. Victorian Minister for Local Government Marlene Kairouz wrote to Whittlesea Chief Executive Officer Simon Overland to explain the decision...

Paramedic allegedly assaulted in Wallan

By Joshua Wells JUST weeks after a public protest from those within the ambulance industry, a paramedic has allegedly been assaulted near Wallan. Police confirmed to the North Central Review officers attended to assist paramedics on...

Whittlesea’s refugee support

By Joshua Wells THE City of Whittlesea has become the first council in Australia to embrace Amnesty International’s My New Neighbour campaign to improve the federal refugee program. The unanimous decision at the South Morang chambers...

Government pledge up to $200,000 for Tallarook rebuild

By Joshua WellsEXCLUSIVE: THE Mitchell Shire Council is expected to receive up to $200,000 from the state government to help rebuild the Tallarook Mechanics Institute.During a public meeting on Tuesday, May 15, Member for...

Monitor council plea

By Joshua Wells THE City of Whittlesea Council will formally ask the government to request a municipal monitor for six months after a heated special meeting on Tuesday, May 8. The special meeting was called by...

Boost for local projects

The Victorian Government’s Pick My Project fund is designed so that the community are able to have their say on the projects they want to get funded. The state budget, released last week, has $30...