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Inner west puts out the welcome mat for refugees

As thousands of people rallied around Australia on Sunday demanding better treatment of asylum seekers, inner-west residents are doing their bit to make refugees...

Poker machine tax hikes could close clubs, is is claimed

Community clubs say services will suffer if the state government increases poker machine taxes. Proposed legislation will increase statewide pokies tax revenue by an extra...

Legal advice that sticks for Wyndham migrants

A new road safety program is equipping Wyndham migrants with the knowledge to deal with car crashes. The ‘‘Had a Crash’’ campaign – a joint...

Good Friday Appeal: Give generously, pleads mum

A Point Cook mother who credits staff at the Royal Children’s Hospital with saving her daughter’s life is urging people to support the Good...

Oakleigh man killed by passing truck in Little River

A man survived crashing his car into trees on the Princes Freeway only to be killed by a passing truck. Police say the 23-year-old was...

Blitz on Wyndham roads over Easter period

Police will continue to crack down on dangerous driving during Easter following a road blitz that nabbed a repeat disqualified driver twice in three...

Wyndham Race to City reveals cycling fastest commuter option

Wyndham mayor Bob Fairclough knew that driving to Melbourne’s CBD during peak hour was a drawn-out journey, but he never expected that it would...

Wyndham police hit the streets with a new look

A new-look police force is on the beat following the first major uniform change in decades. Wyndham, Hobsons Bay and Maribyrnong police switched from the...

Karen refugees put pool skills to work in Werribee

Six years after their first swimming lessons, Karen refugees Soo Hlaing Pethan and Ree Say Kunoo (pictured) have started work as lifeguards at Werribee’s...

Werribee tip: Landfill mountain gets tribunal green light

Werribee’s Wests Road landfill can be built to 24 metres above ground after the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal approved an amendment to the...

Dogs stolen from Werribee yard, thrown from vehicle

The deaths of two dogs that were thrown from a moving vehicle in Werribee have “appalled” the RSPCA. The black Staffordshire terrier and white Maltese...

Anzac Day: Time of reflection for Vietnam War nurse

A nurse who served in the Vietnam War says she will take time out this Anzac Day to reflect on the sacrifices of soldiers...

Wyndham council’s race to the CBD shows cyclists are on a winner

It is quicker to charter a boat from Melbourne's western suburbs to the CBD than it is to hop in your car and attempt...

AFL support helps skill up at-risk youth at WynBay Bulldogs

An Altona-based service for at-risk young people says that AFL backing for a grassroots football team will help prevent homelessness. Latitude: Directions for Young People...

Punting pair on Target in Hoppers Crossing

Is Target Lotto Wyndham’s luckiest lotto store? The shop on Old Geelong Road, Hoppers Crossing, sold two division one-winning TattsLotto entries on March 22. The...

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Store deep cleaned after worker tests positive

The ALDI store in Wyndham Village, Tarneit has undergone a deep clean after a worker tested positive for COVID-19. An ALDI Australia spokesperson said the...