Three parks opened in one day

Collage of photos of the three new parks

Three new green spaces in Brimbank were officially opened on 10 December for the community to enjoy. This includes two new ‘Pocket Parks’ at Cary Street in North Sunshine and Leslie Street in St Albans, and the upgraded Keilor Park Recreation Reserve Suburban Park. On 10 December community members gathered with local traders, Council staff […]

Message from Mayor Cr Bruce Lancashire

Photo of Cr Bruce Lancashire in Mayoral robes and chains

It is an honour and a privilege to be elected the 2022-2023 Mayor of Brimbank, and I look forward to serving the Brimbank community. Local government is in my blood. Before being elected as a Councillor, I was employed in local government and I look back fondly on that experience. As an elected representative, and […]

Brimbank Writers & Readers Festival 2023 – Call for Expressions of Interest

The Brimbank Writers & Readers Festival (BWRF) is an annual event that encourages a love of reading and literature, celebrates creativity and diversity, and promotes lifelong learning in Brimbank. The ten-day program of workshops, author talks, panel discussions, creative & professional writing, storytelling and more is free of charge for the community. In 2023 the […]

NAIDOC Week in Brimbank

NAIDOC Week in Brimbank Get Up Stand Up Show Up 3-10 July 2022

So many ways to celebrate NAIDOC week in Brimbank. NAIDOC Week celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Council is holding a range of events that are no charge and open to all. This 2022 theme is Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up! This is about amplifying the voices […]

Tonnes collected at Reusable Goods Drop Off Day

On Saturday 18 June, over 90 households attended Council’s Reusable Goods Drop-off Day, held at Stadium Drive, Keilor Park. Items collected on the day included kitchen and electrical appliances, bicycles, furniture, linen and clothing. Residents were encouraged to donate unwanted household items in good condition, with the purpose of reuse. Council ran the event in-house […]

Stories of Resilience and Healing in Refugee Week

Stories of Resilience and Healing from Brimbank City Council. Refugee Week is coordinated by the Refugee Council of Australia

To mark and celebrate Refugee Week 2022, Brimbank Council is inviting community members to a special event at Sunshine Library on Wednesday evening. Join us to hear from some Brimbank refugees who have made a significant impact and contributed to our local community. They will share stories of their settlement journeys, the challenges faced and […]

IDAHOBIT – Standing with the LGBTIQA+ community

Pride rainbow flag on the ground in front of the doors to Visy Cares Hub. Message in top left corner: IDAHOBIT May 17 We stand with LGBTIQA+ communiities

On May 17 we join with communities around the globe who are celebrating IDAHOBIT. On this day 31 years ago (in 1990) the World Health Organization removed homosexuality from the Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems. IDAHOBIT stands for the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia and raises awareness of the work […]

Generous donation to Maltese book collection at Sunshine Library

Consul General hands a small pile of books tied with a ribbon to Cr Borg

Sunshine Library’s collection of books in Maltese recently expanded thanks to a generous donation from the Maltese Consul General. At a special event, with local Maltese community members in attendance, Cr Victoria Borg thanked Maltese Consul General, Chirelle Ellul Sciberras for making this donation possible. Maltese was one of the inaugural language collections of the […]

Join the Brimbank Community Fund Advisory Committee

Brimbank Community Fund logo

Get involved – Help build a better Brimbank Do you have strong links to the Brimbank community? Are you passionate about representing community views? The Brimbank Community Fund Advisory Committee is seeking three additional members with diverse skills and experiences but a shared passion for the Brimbank community. Women, Indigenous, culturally and linguistically diverse community […]

Have your say on upgrades to Derrimut Street, Albion

Artists impression of one option for the upgrade of Derrimut Street, Albion

Brimbank community members are invited to provide feedback on two proposed designs for an upgrade to Derrimut Street between Sydney and Adelaide streets in Albion. Council is focused on keeping our communities safe and creating streets that are functional and inviting spaces for people – not just cars. We want to know which of these […]