WYNDHAM
Home News

News

Keep vigilant on flooded roads or near water

WYndham road users are reminded to be extra vigilant for transport-related drowning risks during August, as new data reveals this month as the most...

Reforms to sexual violence laws underway

New reforms around sexual violence have been introduced into Victorian parliament, with the aim to shift scrutiny onto perpetrators rather than victim-survivors. The Justice...

Variety grant applications open

Variety, the children's charity has now opened applications for assistance for children in need and child support organisations across Wyndham. Children living with disability or...

Better protection for vulnerable wildlife

The state government is providing a funding boost for wildlife rescue volunteers, in order to provide better help for injured, sick and orphaned wildlife....

Meerkats step-up to embrace new healthcare device at Werribee Open Range Zoo

It’s one small step for a meerkat, but one giant leap for mongoose kind. A new device at Werribee Open Range Zoo, called a podoscope,...

Grants available for local trade organisations

Eligible trader groups and business chambers are encouraged to apply for the third round of grants under the Business Chambers and Trader Groups program. Up...

Melton councillor sparks political protest

A Melton councillor has continued to cause a stir, sparking a political protest at a Liberal Party fundraiser event in Tarneit on August 8....

Free kinder spots available

Wyndham families with young children are encouraged to look into enrolling their child into the newly announced free kindergarten program. Early Childhood and Pre-Prep Minister...

Calling for young people’s voices

Young people aged between 15 and 19 who live in Wyndham are encouraged to take part in the annual Mission Australia Youth Survey. The results...

From the archives

From the archives – Star Weekly looks back through the pages of our predecessors. 40 years ago August 3, 1982 Werribee will have a new beach to...

Fiat’s Abarth 595 goes like a rocket

One of our family cars for many years was a ‘Fiat 500 by Gucci’ convertible. It was a brilliant little Italian machine to buzz...

Werribee Fire Brigade commended

A Chief Officer's Commendation has been presented to Werribee Fire Brigade in recognition of ITS response to a tragic road crash in 2021. Lieutenant Rohan...

Illegal dumpers caught

A number of people have been caught on camera discarding rubbish in Wyndham Vale. Wyndham council said its efforts to combat illegal dumpers have ...

Grandmother’s sleepless night after lotto win

A Truganina woman has confessed she only slept for 40 minutes last night after discovering her $20 million Powerball win right before bedtime. The...

New scholarship program

Wyndham council is hoping a new nursing scholarship program might help with the shortfall of maternal and child health nurses. The program will provide a...

Latest

Meerkats step-up to embrace new healthcare device at Werribee Open Range...

It’s one small step for a meerkat, but one giant leap for mongoose kind. A new device at Werribee Open Range Zoo, called a podoscope,...

Rising stars