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Former cop sworn in as Shane Bourke’s replacement

Former police officer Michele Wharrie has been selected to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of five-time Wyndham mayor Shane Bourke. Mr Bourke resigned...

There’s a hullabaloo at the zoo for $2.5m entrance

Werribee Open Range Zoo’s new entrance has received a roar of approval from Werribee Primary School pupils. Georgie, 9, was among the first to see...

Heat on Wyndham council over spending, issues

A western suburbs leader is calling on Wyndham councillors to start responding to concerns about their council’s handling of recent issues. Former Hobsons Bay mayor...

Cafe culture a crafty idea for Fred and the ladies

Confirmed bachelor Fred Pierce is a hit with the ladies at a Werribee sewing circle, but at 94 he’s still a catch waiting to...

Push on for Werribee to host international wheelchair handball

Werribee is in line to host the second world championships of international wheelchair handball. But while the event is not until 2015, time is running...

Wyndham spy saga: Council ‘not accountable’

Wyndham residents have lashed out at the council for wasting ratepayers’ money and questioned if management and councillors are acting in the best interests...

Wyndham spy saga: Councillors stand by besieged CEO

The majority of Wyndham’s councillors have refused to comment on chief executive Kerry Thompson’s position, preferring to let mayor Heather Marcus speak on their...

Thanks kids, every little bit helps bandicoots

To four-year-olds at a Hoppers Crossing kindergarten, it made sense to collect cents to help save the eastern barred bandicoot. Karobran kindergarten’s 104 pupils raised...

Wyndham Central students sample poetry al dante

Julius, Josh and Jonathon are among Wyndham Central College year 9 students who have been commended for their knowledge of Italian. The students recently competed...

Wyndham spy saga: Sack council CEO, says union

Wyndham council should sack chief executive Kerry Thompson for hiring a private investigator to spy on staff and wasting almost $355,000 of ratepayers’ money,...

Wyndham spy saga: Council ordered to reinstate sacked worker

Wyndham council has been ordered to reinstate a worker who was sacked on the word of an undercover private eye. The private investigator was hired...

Princes Freeway chaos after Werribee collisions

UPDATE: Inbound lanes of the Princes Freeway are open again following two collisions in Werribee. Victoria Police spokeswoman Kate Fawcett said in the second incident, one...

Kinder staff fear relocation in Wyndham council shake-up

Wyndham kindergarten teachers face an uncertain future due to a shake-up of the council’s 22 preschools, according to a union. Although the council has promised...

Werribee pipelines ‘tip of the iceberg’ says farm owner

A $5 million upgrade of the Werribee South irrigation system has been welcomed by locals, but one landowner says the entire system needs to...

Wyndham Harbour: Olympian Matt Belcher in design help

In years to come, Olympian Mat Belcher will be able to sail past the marina at Wyndham Harbour knowing he played a hand in...

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MORE BULK-BILLED CONSULTS

More bulk-billed primary healthcare consultations are on their way for families in Wyndham. Following extensive consultation with the primary care sector and work to align...