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Youth Forum 2020 is coming

Wyndham’s young people are being invited to share their thoughts on the big issues at the upcoming Youth Forum 2020. This month’s youth forum in...

Calling Wyndham retail and hospitality employers

Wyndham council is calling on retail and hospitality employers to give young people a fresh start. The Fresh Start Employment Pathways Program is one of...

Art of success for John

Talented teen artist John Mathet has been presented with a scholarship from the Wyndham Park Community Centre. The Werribee centre launched the scholarship earlier this...

Cops target ‘swarming’

Police have honed in on dozens of youths in a crackdown on rising thefts at electronic stores in Wyndham and other hotspots around the...

Creative space for youth

Point Cook will soon have a new space for young people to relax and get creative. Construction on the Saltwater Youth Space, due to open...

Young and living rough

Young people have shared their stories of hardship and hope as part of Homelessness Week. Jesuit Social Services screened two short films featuring interviews with...

Saddle up for holiday fun

It will be a photo finish for youngsters running their own Werribee Cup race as part of this week’s Saddle Up program. Kids will catch...

Big leap for Ellie

Tarneit youngster Ellie says she “ran and jumped about the house” in excitement after being cast in a short film. The eight-year-old said she was...

Council boost for youth jobs and training

Youth unemployment in Wyndham will be tackled under a council initiative to build jobs and education pathways. Wyndham mayor Mia Shaw said the west had...

A badminton prodigy

Young Tarneit resident Shrey says that winning a national badminton title is like “being on top of the world”. Shrey, 11, played his way to...

MY WYNDHAM: Jobeline Madrid

MY WYNDHAM: Jobeline Madrid is a 21-year-old Tarneit resident. She is an ambassador for Wyndham Council’s ‘OneWyndham Family’ program, which consists of young people who...

Doing their hair share

Two Wyndham girls are hair to show they care about others. Eight-year-old Myaah and 14-year-old Aleena have taken part in the World’s Greatest Shave, raising...

Boxing club goes from strength to strength

The Wyndham Police Citizens Youth Club is giving young people a chance to learn life skills through the discipline of boxing. The Werribee-based club, also...

Wyndham group aims for empowerment

South Sudanese residents of Wyndham, especially young people, are receiving assistance with education and employment, thanks to a new community support group. The state government...

Police lament party mayhem

Call-outs to “rowdy” parties at short-term accommodation properties are a weekly occurrence in Wyndham, according to police. Senior Sergeant Aaron Riches said it was “all...

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Community safety forum explores crime trends

Wyndham residents were given the opportunity to hear from local and state level police officers about crime trends in the municipality at this year’s...