Young leader winners 2023. with councillors Jarrod Bell and Naim Kurt. Photo / supplied.

Time to nominate a young leader

The door is open for those wanting to nominate a contender for the annual Hume Young…

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Rubbish in Craigieburn.

Dob in a dumper scheme gets a step closer

Fly tippers across Hume have been put on notice as council bosses explore a range of…

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Hands up at a group meeting question time.

Public question time

At it meeting of Monday 13 May, Hume City Council officers answered the following written questions…

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Hume City Council chamber. Photo / screen grab.

Meeting adjourned as councillor conduct debate becomes unruly

Another meeting of Hume City Council had to be adjourned this week, not because of protesters…

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Yirrangan Rd, Wanginu Park

Long-awaited Jacksons Hill road to be built by 2029

Another decision on the Yirrangan Rd to Watsons Rd connection in Jacksons Hill has been made.…

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Hume City Council offices broadmeadows

State budget cuts concern council officials

Hume City’s mayor Naim Kurt says he appreciates the cost-of-living relief provided in the Victorian Budget…

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Sunbury's 25m pool.

Insurer tells council to take a running jump over pool repair bill

Hume City ratepayers will foot the entire half a million dollar bill for repairs to the…

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Forums explore barriers to reporting racism

Two forums exploring racial discrimination in Hume, based on the findings of a community survey, are…

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Victoria Police community sentiment survey

How are the police doing? Now’s your chance to give feedback directly to Victoria Police as…

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Hands up at a group meeting question time.

Public question time at Hume Council

Among the questions put to Hume City Council by residents on Monday 29 April covered Sunbury's…

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Victorian Legislative Assembly

Tougher oversight laws coming for Hume Council

Those running Hume City Council may have to lift their game with legislation to improve council…

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Chinese lady looking fearful out of a window.

Call for more support to tackle family violence

Those working with women facing domestic violence received support from Sunbury councillor Jack Medcraft this week.

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Housing

Changes planned for housing rules

This is the final week of consultation on proposed changes to planning policies by Hume City…

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Seabrook Reserve

Asbestos found at council reserve play area

Seabrook Reserve in Broadmeadows is under Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) investigation after asbestos contamination was discovered…

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Hume City Council offices broadmeadows

Minister invited to explain poor state of social housing

The poor condition of some State-owned houses in Hume has caught the attention of city councillors.…

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Diggers Rest new bridge.

Diggers Rest level crossings latest

The final designs of the new road bridges that will remove two level crossings in Diggers…

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Pokie players lose record $139m as club tax breaks called into question

Despite Hume City Council adopting a gambling harm minimisation policy in 2019, to reduce the amount…

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Galaxy playground, Sunbury. Photo / Sunbury Life.

Why there’s no sun shades at council playgrounds

Among the questions put to Hume City Council by ratepayers at its meeting on Monday 15…

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Councillors vote to keep accounts hidden

A request by Sunbury councillor Trevor Dance that Hume City Council publish a line-by-line list of…

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Riddell Road, recycling centre, Sunbury.

$10,000 fine – Hume City Council pleads guilty following workplace injury

Hume City Council was sentenced without conviction and ordered to pay a fine of $10,000 plus…

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Rubbish in Craigieburn.

Fly tipping – it’s rubbish in any language

Apparent confusion over who can use the council’s free tip passes was cleared up last week…

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