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Seymour family to be deported

By Eden HynninenAN IRISH family from Seymour have been handed a written deportation letter from the Administrative Appeals Tribunal following a four-year struggle to keep their son in...

Pyalong wins resilience award

By Steph McNicolPyalong Neighbourhood House has won a state-wide award for their effort to buy groceries and organise hay for struggling farmers.Neighbourhood Houses Victoria...

Roadside birth in Doreen

By Evelyn LeckieWHEN First Constable Alana Olivieri noticed a car abruptly pulling over on Yan Yean Road in Doreen, she didn’t expect the...

Council promotes inclusion

By Evelyn LeckieCITY of Whittlesea flew the rainbow flag in support of International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia, with Mayor Lawrie Cox showing support.

Disability system delays cause frustration

Wallan’s Kym Puehringer-Head is frustrated by the lengthy delays in the National Disability Insurance Scheme that can help improve her husband’s quality of life.Mark Puehringer has Myotonic Dystrophy,...

Nicholls votes Drum

By Evelyn LeckieDespite not gaining the majority of votes in the Mitchell Shire, the Nationals’ Damian Drum was elected to represent the newly-formed seat of Nicholls.

Community stand with drag queen

By Evelyn LeckieDespite unwelcoming comments leading up the event, a reading by Drag Queen Annie marked International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia...

Tree warrior turns attention to home

SHERRIE Yeoman travels all over Australia to protect the environment and Indigenous cultural heritage.Growing up on a farm in Doreen, Ms Yeoman has always had a love...

Planning stranglehold

By Eden Hynninen Lancefield residents feel they are trapped and being exploited following a Macedon Ranges Shire Council plan to control the development of their land.Close to...

Liberals needs to ramp up

Member for McEwen Rob Mitchell has already drafted letters to Prime Minister Scott Morrison asking the federal government to fund Wallan's Watson Street interchange and a Headspace mental health centre.