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Economy concerns conveyed to Trade, Tourism and Investment Minister Dan Tehan

By Colin MacGillivray FEDERAL Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Dan Tehan met with industry and community leaders in Seymour on Friday in an effort to support businesses in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Organised...

Parliamentary inquiry into future of regional news

A NEW online survey is seeking views on how Australians living in regional, rural or remote areas access news as part of a federal parliamentary inquiry into Australia’s regional newspapers. The House of Representatives Standing...

COVID-19 test delays causing havoc in the Mitchell Shire

By Tricia Mifsud Mitchell Shire businesses are having to close doors and minimise trading hours due to shortages and delays in staff receiving COVID-19 test results. Despite lockdowns finishing, businesses are being affected by staff shortages...

City of Whittlesea to provide fee relief to businesses and clubs

The City of Whittlesea will continue to support the community to recover from economic impacts of COVID-19 by waiving a variety of registration, permit and inspection fees in 2022. Chair administrator Lydia Wilson said the...

Big retail plans for Wallan’s north

A MAJOR development set to reshape the northern end of Wallan will go ahead after Mitchell Shire Council gave the project a green light last month. A nearly 14,000 square metre lot bounded by the...

COVID-19 continues to cause chaos

The new year has started with COVID-19 again causing chaos as the Omicron variant produces a surge in case numbers across Australia, affecting businesses and daily life across the region. It is estimated more than...

Developers’ stoush with Mitchell Shire Council over Kilmore’s Sydney Street rejuvenation

By Colin MacGillivray A GROUP of Kilmore property owners have vowed not to develop or spend money on any of their properties unless Mitchell Shire Council abandons its Sydney Street rejuvenation plans. The rejuvenation project was...

Whittlesea businesses uniting to celebrate Christmas

More than 50 businesses and community groups will have their decorated Christmas trees on display as part of the Whittlesea Agricultural Society’s inaugural Christmas Tree Extravaganza event. Starting Friday, members of the community are invited...

Transition Village Wallan opens Kilmore op shop

TRANSITION Village Wallan, TVW, has moved to a new permanent premises in Kilmore, expanding the successful recycled and upcycled op shop project. The group is a community-managed charity aimed at developing an eco-friendly village for...

Crusader Caravans manufacturing boon for City of Whittlesea

A NEW State Government initiative will boost caravan manufacturing in Victoria and create new jobs and training opportunities in the City of Whittlesea. Minister for Employment Jaala Pulford last week announced 150 new jobs for...