Sunshine Priority Primary Care Centre keeps locals out of hospital

Sprains need prompt treatment to reduce swelling and help the injury heal as fast as possible. A fully booked local GP clinic may cause you to visit the nearest emergency department for medical attention. Injuries such as sprains are assessed as non-life-threatening. You could be sitting in pain while you wait for a doctor who […]

March is Kindergarten Awareness Month

Did you know that three and four-year-old children can access two years of sessional kindergarten free? March is Kindergarten Awareness Month, and Council is running face-to-face and online information sessions to boost awareness of available programs and help families register their children for kindergarten. To learn more parents and carers can visit Kindergarten is […]

Leadership opportunity for people with lived experience of seeking asylum

The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre is looking for the next generation of leaders with lived experience of seeking asylum to take part in its 2023 Community, Advocacy and Power Program (CAPP). Participants will get training in advocacy, campaigning, public speaking and more. Women and young people aged 18 years and over are strongly encouraged to apply […]

Brimbank welcomes funding for digital literacy initiatives for seniors

Brimbank Council welcomed funding from the Victorian Government under the Digital Literacy for Seniors Program. Council have allocated a total of $46,042 to provide digital training programs for seniors. Brimbank Libraries will conduct the training in 2023. “I welcome the funding from the Victorian Government through the Digital Literacy for Seniors Program. Now more than […]

Brimbank’s International Women’s Day celebrations embrace equity

Brimbank Council will deliver an exciting line-up of events for International Women’s Day, celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. International Women’s Day is celebrated each year on 8 March where we are encouraging everyone to embrace equity and raise awareness that our individual actions, conversations, behaviours and mindsets can have a […]

Popular community grants allocated with young people’s ideas in the mix

Residents will benefit from an injection of more than $600,000 allocated to not-for-profit community groups and organisations under the Brimbank Community Grants Program 2022-2023. The grants will help to deliver local projects, events and programs that improve health and wellbeing, sustainable living and community connections. “Our annual Community Grants Program provides essential funding for eligible local, […]

New swimming pool and spa barrier compliance requirements

New laws to improve swimming pool and spa safety introduced by the State Government have come into effect in Brimbank. It is now mandatory for owners of land where a swimming pool or spa is located to register their pool and to lodge a certificate of barrier compliance (CBC) with Brimbank Council. The certificate, which […]

Winners of the BIG Summer Read 2023.

This year the BIG Summer Read was exactly that: BIG. We had almost 800 entries, both hardcopy and online through Beanstack. In total 7,830 books were read by children participating in the program this year which is awesome and a big increase on the 200 participants from last year. The overall winner was Yoel who […]

Fight food waste: a low-waste kitchen

Simple choices and small changes around your food waste management can help have a major positive impact on your overall sustainable footprint. Join low-waste living educator, Anna – The Urban Nanna, to learn about food storage ideas; ways to make the most of foods that you buy or grow; recipe ideas for transforming leftovers & […]