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Government boost for ageing Victorians

The state government has announced a new action plan for empowering senior Victorians, including those in Wyndham. Disability, Ageing and Carers Minister Colin Brooks...

Council’s 2022-23 budget includes funding for roads, parks and community centres

Wyndham council has formally adopted its 2022-23 Budget and will allocate $19.8 million to care for parks and open spaces, $8.9 million for road...

Traffic light frustration

A Wyndham motorist says it’s “inconceivable” that traffic lights installed at the “very dangerous” Lennon Boulevard and Dunnings Road intersection last year are still...

Rental crisis hits Wyndham residents

Lisa Smith* is so meticulous about her spending that she can't even indulge in a $4 coffee. Like a growing number of Wyndham residents, the...

A Census snapshot: who is the average Wyndham resident?

The latest census data was released on Tuesday, June 29, and provides locals in the municipality with a detailed idea of who exactly the...

Mental health among top health conditions

Mental health is among the top long-term health conditions for residents in Wyndham, according to latest census data. More than 16,000, or 5.7 per cent,...

Photo gallery | Eynesbury Winter Festival

A month-long winter wonderland festival is currently running in Eynesbury, for the local community to revel some school holiday winter fun. The Eynesbury Winter Festival...

Pressure for pool funding

Western Metropolitan MP Catherine Cumming called on Werribee MP and Treasurer Tim Pallas to explain why the state budget did not include funding for...

Suspicious fire damages Kelly Park Community Centre

Investigators believe a fire that damaged the Kelly Park Community Centre on Sunday, June 26, was suspicious and may have been deliberately lit. Werribee Country...

Building for children’s health

It’s approximately seven metres long and four metres wide, and Ben Young’s winning Star Wars inspired display was just one of many creations at...

Budding growers granted garden

The kids at Only About Children Tarneit are all about the environment, and educators at the childcare will use a $1000 grant from Woolworths...

Potluck promotes plastic free July

It's estimated by the Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment that one million tonnes of Australia's annual plastic consumption is single-use plastic and only...

From the archives

From the archives – Star Weekly looks back through the pages of our predecessors. 40 years ago June 29, 1982. The Minister for Conservation and Planning...

Wiggles wow in Wyndham

It was excited chaos at the Wyndham Cultural Centre on Monday June 27, as crowds of cheerful kids converged at The Wiggles concert. The...

Sports to engage youth

Hsa Blu Htoo Ko believes sport can bring people together, even if they can't speak the same language. The Wyndham resident migrated to Australia...

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Momentum building

Something has clicked for Glen Orden in the past fortnight in the Western Region Football League division 2 competition. After an interrupted start to the...