Calder Action Group calls on both sides of politics to ‘Fix the Calder’

Statement by President of the Calder Action Group Inc., Russell Mowatt As we approach the state elections the Calder Action Group Inc calls upon on both sides of politics and the federal government to ‘Fix the Calder Freeway’. Between 2016 and 2041, the population for the City of Brimbank is forecast to increase by 39,196 […]

Volunteering at Brimbank

Two volunteers stand in front of a creek. The woman on the left wears a cap and yellow raincoat. A man on the right wears a dark coloured hoodie and sunglasses and hold a plastic bucket in his left hand.

It’s National Volunteer Week – a great time to acknowledge the wonderful and valuable contribution made by volunteers everywhere, including here in Brimbank. Volunteering is a great way to give back to the community. It’s also an excellent way to learn new skills, keep active and meet new people. Brimbank Council is so thankful for […]

Traffic island transformed into pocket park

Lizard mosaic artwork created by Debbie Qadri and students at glengala pocket park

Glengala Road pocket park is the new kid on the block in Sunshine West. And while it is small in size, it is big on what it offers the local community. What was once a traffic island has been transformed into an inviting and cool community space to relax, rest and catch up with friends. […]

More trees for the west

Brimbank Councillors and Victorian Government representatives look at plant stock at local nursery

More trees are coming to Brimbank. The Victorian Government has just announced the next round of grants and locations for 180,000 trees as part of the More Trees for a Cooler, Greener West program, adding to over 30,000 already planted since spring last year. Five million dollars will be spent to plant mature and young trees […]

Detox your home

Detox your home - Sustainability Victoria, Victorian Government logos. Photo shows man squatting at an open supboard,sorting bottles of household cleaning products

Highly toxic items, such as household chemicals, should never be put in your rubbish bins or poured down the drain. That’s why Brimbank is partnering with Sustainability Victoria to deliver the annual Detox Your Home event. This May, residents can drop off household chemicals for no charge at Brimbank’s Detox Your Home event. Julia lives […]

There’s something for everyone at Creative Brimbank

A young child is seated on floor looking attentively at something past the camersa. The child holds a glue stick.

Everyone is invited to collaborate towards building a vibrant, connected and creative community in Brimbank. Creative Brimbank brings quality experiences in performing and visual arts to the west, and delivers an engaging program of creative workshops, festivals and events. We’re supporting arts at all levels to blossom. Creative Brimbank runs a huge variety of programs […]

Brimbank adopts Advocacy Plan 2022

Artist impression - Albion aerial

Brimbank Council has adopted the Brimbank Advocacy Plan 2022 which defines its key advocacy priorities for the remainder of the current term of office. The new plan formalises Council’s advocacy priorities and builds on past advocacy successes. The plan also underpins Council’s advocacy leading up to both the Federal and State elections and the investment […]

Enjoy Local COVIDSafe outdoor events and activities

Brimbank Council Enjoy Local

Two outdoor precincts have been approved for Brimbank as part of the State Government’s COVIDSafe Outdoor Activation Fund. The St Albans outdoor activation precinct will focus on the large central space within the Alfrieda Street roundabout. You will see new fencing, festive lighting, and additional seating and planting to create a space to enjoy COVIDSafe […]

Cultural Diversity Week in Brimbank – Let’s celebrate our diversity

Victorian MultiCultural Commission - Cultural Diversity Week 2022

Cultural Diversity Week: 20th to 27th March 2022 Victoria’s largest multicultural celebration features a week long program of festivals and events. Cultural Diversity Week is held annually in March to coincide with the United Nations Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination and Harmony Day on 21 March. The week is proudly presented by the […]

Join the 100% Renewable Brimbank revolution!

  Brimbank Council is committed to leading Melbourne’s west to reach zero net emissions by 2040. The next step towards this ambitious target is the 100% Renewable Brimbank program.  100% Renewable Brimbank will help residents take steps towards a cleaner, greener, cooler and healthier environment. The program kicks off on Saturday 9 April with a […]