New Coles tailor-made for Taneit

Fully stocked shelves were a sight to behold at the opening of Tarneit’s newest supermarket. The brand-new Coles at Davis Road opened last Wednesday creating 149 jobs for Wyndham. Store manager Mona Elhaouli said she was thrilled to be creating new local jobs and offering the community a tailored local product range. “It’s fantastic to […]

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Teen’s bald ambitions

A Hoppers Crossing teen has again gone bald for blood cancer. Brayden Koropeckyj, 15, recently participated in the World’s Greatest Shave for the third time. The year 10 Thomas Carr College student has raised just over $4000 for blood cancer research in the past three years. This year he honoured his grandfather who he lost […]

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Seafood industry is on ice

By Esther Lauaki The seafood industry is in danger of “disappearing” unless the state government intervenes, Western Victoria MP Bev McArthur says. Ms McArthur highlighted in parliament last week the collapse in domestic sales in recent weeks to restaurants and individuals in addition to the failure of the Chinese market which occurred in January – […]

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Turning doughnuts into dough

Two Point Cook chefs are making the best of a bad situation – with doughnuts. Alex Lam Cheung and James Huynh, who moved from New Zealand to further their culinary careers, were among the thousands of workers stood down and laid off because of the COVID-19 pandemic. More than a million workers face losing their […]

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Take a look beyond the gates

Caroline Chisholm Catholic College is a thriving, multicultural community made up of 1500 students and 180 teaching and support staff, with world-class facilities in Melbourne’s inner west, according to principal Marco Di Cesare. “Our personalised learning programs drive learning excellence in modern and updated buildings including an indoor swimming pool, 820-seat auditorium, a trade training […]

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Five young students to receive bursaries

A partnership between six schools aims to create a dynamic, quality Catholic learning community with strong parish links in Melbourne’s western suburbs. The schools are Thomas Carr College, St James the Apostle, St Clare’s, St Francis of Assisi, St Peter Apostle and St John Apostle primary schools. Thomas Carr principal Craig Holmes says the college […]

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