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Whittlesea teenager beats 1200 to win submarine tour

Whittlesea’s Emilie Cardamone has returned from the experience of a lifetime at Australia’s largest naval base, HMAS Stirling, in Western Australia. After completing her secondary studies at Assumption College Kilmore, Ms Cardamone is now studying...

Osteosarcoma: Kilmore resident raises funds and awareness for unknown cancer

By Tricia Mifsud In 2015, Kilmore teenager Zane Collier died from osteosarcoma; a type of cancer that begins in the cells that form bones, most commonly in the long bones of the leg. Ostersarcamo is a...

Youth clothing swap in Wallan diverts kilos from landfill

By Max Davies Mitchell Youth Council’s Clothes Swap Project culminated in an all-day event at Wallan last month. The project was launched earlier this year in a bid to promote sustainable fashion practices and educate people...

Assumption defies gravity with production of Wicked premiering this week

Assumption College students have been working hard to prepare their annual production for public viewing this week. The college hosts a diverse range of dramatic productions, and their latest production of the family musical Wicked...

Wallan Secondary students to perform Tim Minchin’s Matilda the Musical

Wallan Secondary College students will return to the stage with a bang in August, with rehearsals well underway for the school’s annual production. Students will bring the musical Matilda to life this year after the...

Primary students in Kilmore to start year seven subjects in second half of year...

For many students the transition from year six to year seven is a time of mixed emotions with the excitement of a new school, new friendships and experiences. But it can also come with a...

No more appointments: Learner driver tests are moving online

Prospective learner drivers will soon be able to take their permit tests online with the rollout of a new State Government program. The changes to learner permits means new drivers can take their test without...

Young Kilmore performers to star in University of Melbourne musical this weekend

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk Three young graduates from Assumption College and The Kilmore International School have been reunited to star in a University of Melbourne music theatre production in Melbourne’s north this week. John Sharp, of Kilmore,...

AFL legend Wayne Schwass tells Kilmore residents: hugs are ‘so bloody important’

Former AFL star and mental health advocate Wayne Schwass gave an engaging, honest and, at times, funny, presentation at Kilmore Trackside last week. The North Melbourne premiership player and best and fairest award-winner retired in...

New era for Whittlesea Youth Advisory Committee

The City of Whittlesea’s Youth Advisory Committee will receive funding and a refreshed terms of reference to help the body become more youth-oriented. At last week’s council meeting, administrators voted in favour of upgrades to...