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16 Days of Activism: Whittlesea

THE City of Whittlesea has partnered with Whittlesea Community Connections and DPV Health to host community events in support of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. Victoria Police data shows 3329 reports of...

Doreen: Orchard Road kinder’s funding boost

DOREEN'S Orchard Road Community and Early Learning Centre will receive a boost to its facilities following the announcement of a $77,808 grant. Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green last week visited the centre to announce...

Max McLean, Whittlesea-Diamond Valley CFA officer, recognised for service

A FORMER Country Fire Authority group officer for Whittlesea-Diamond Valley has been recognised for his 58-years of service to the CFA with a road named after him at the new Central Highlands Victorian Emergency...

Danielle Green to retire after 20 years representing Yan Yean

MEMBER for Yan Yean Danielle Green will not contest next year’s Victorian election according to Premier Daniel Andrews. Mr Andrews released a statement on Wednesday afternoon confirming Ms Green would not seek re-election after nearly...

Whittlesea land price boom expected to last as demand for undeveloped land continues to...

GREENFIELD land sales are booming across Whittlesea and show no signs of slowing down according to a prominent Melbourne real estate group. Luke Kelly, managing director for RPM, a real estate group, said demand for...

Whittlesea Agricultural Society to host inaugural Christmas Tree Extravanganza

Whittlesea Agricultural Society is asking the community to participate in the inaugural Whittlesea Community Christmas Tree Extravaganza to be in the society’s administration building. With plenty of room in the building to display the trees,...

Fatal Wollert collision under police investigation

POLICE are investigating a two-vehicle collision in Wollert this afternoon that left a woman dead. Emergency services were called to Epping Road just after 1pm after a truck and car reportedly collided. The female driver of...

Suburbs under stress as City of Whittlesea is warned about rapid community growth

THE National Growth Areas Alliance, NGAA, has warned the City of Whittlesea is among municipalities facing a series of looming crises as one of Australia’s fastest-growing communities. NGAA research found years of government neglect had...

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...

McEwen Liberal candidate Richard Welch outlines election agenda

By Colin MacGillivray LIBERAL candidate for McEwen Richard Welch has labelled infrastructure and mental health services as his two biggest priorities ahead of the upcoming federal election. Mr Welch won Liberal preselection earlier this year and...