Resource Recovery Hubs

Four Resource Recovery Hubs have been installed this week for residents to conveniently drop off broken or unwanted household electronics and small appliances. The following items can be dropped off: Small electrical appliances (eg – kettle, iron, toaster) Small electronics (eg – phones, tablets, gaming devices, digital cameras) CDs / DVDs and cases Power cables […]

Help Melbourne compete in the City Nature Challenge

Help us document nature in Brimbank Knowing what species are in our city and where they are helps us study and protect them, but the only way to do that is by all of us working together to find and document the nature in our area. Help Brimbank and Greater Melbourne to compete with cities […]

New health and wellbeing clinic finds home at the Brimbank Aquatic and Wellness Centre

The Brimbank Aquatic and Wellness Centre now houses a new clinic offering exercise physiology and physiotherapy services to the community. This expands healthcare options for residents seeking to improve their health and wellbeing. The Healthstin clinic emphasises a personalised approach, tailoring treatment plans to each patient’s specific needs and conditions. A team of highly trained […]

Come along to Brimbank’s Reusable Goods Drop Off Day

Declutter your home, help someone in need and support a more sustainable future by being part of Brimbank’s Reusable Goods Drop-off Day. Brimbank residents can conveniently drop-off their unwanted household items for reuse at this no charge event on Saturday 20 April from 9am to 2pm at Sunshine West Community Centre. Items in good condition […]

Trees for Schools: tree donations for Brimbank schools

We’re encouraging schools to get involved in this year’s Trees for Schools program to help increase tree canopy cover and create more green spaces for everyone to enjoy. Eligible schools can apply for up to 50 trees through an expression of interest process open to every primary and secondary school in our service area. The […]

Reusable party kits now upgraded!

Party Kit

Have your next party, BBQ, picnic or get together without single use plastics! Council has five reusable party kits available for residents to borrow from Brimbank community centres. The kits include: 30 cups 30 plates 30 forks 30 spoons 5L water cooler 1 fabric bunting decoration 1 tablecloth Two-week loans are available from participating community […]

Free Veggie and Wildflower Seedlings for Brimbank Schools

Veggie Seedlings in Schools Program Signup for the Autumn rollout of this program to receive a random selection of 10 – 15 veggie and herb seedlings. This program is open to Early Learning Centres/ kindergartens and schools within Brimbank. Seedlings will be delivered in April or May. Please sign-up by 4 March. (Image Credit: Resurrection […]

Oral History & Podcasting Workshop

Want to get behind the mic and share your story, or the stories of others? In this hands-on workshop, learn how to make a high-quality recording and get practice using a professional recording kit. Please bring your own laptop or other mobile device. Age range: Adults.   Sydenham Library Saturday, 2 March 2024, 12-4pm

Noble Court Reserve park upgrades improve health and wellbeing

The Noble Court Reserve suburban park upgrades in Sunshine West were officially opened on Monday 29 January, delivered in perfect timing for summer. The upgrades included a new playground featuring: nature play opportunities fitness equipment circuit and walking paths multi-use court sheltered gazebo, and picnic facilities with BBQ and seating. The suburban park is another […]

How to stay safe during a heatwave

As Brimbank forges ahead into summer, heatwaves can pose a health risk. A heatwave is three or more very hot days when the day and night temperature is 30 degrees Celsius or more. There are many ways to stay cool during extreme heat, such as.                : check the weather forecast so you can be prepared […]