Category: Hume Council

Ross Wilson. Musician and singer Daddy Cool.

Festival ’24 headliners named

A list of iconic performers who appeared at the Sunbury Rock Festivals in the seventies have been booked to appear at a commemorative event in April…

Cllr Jarrod Bell speaks at Hume City Council as part of its audit and risk committee.

Council’s audit committee minutes signed-off

Updated with comment from Joel Kimber. Minutes of the council’s Audit and Risk committee (A&R) – an advisory body – dating back to May 2022, were accepted by...

Map scissors.

New council ward map means big changes for Sunbury

Sunbury will be split into two wards under changes announced by the Labor government. Following the Hume City Council elections in October, the town will have two councillors...

Sunbury Pop festival 1973

Get ready to rock!

The vibe of Sunbury’s iconic 1970’s rock concerts is set to take over The Nook in April when Hume City Council put on an open air pop concert...

Following a period of assessment around its long-term future, Hume City Council has made the decision to permanently cease operations at Sunbury Landfill.

Sunbury landfill closed for good

Hume City Council is to permanently close the Sunbury Landfill. It will have no impact on residents as it has been exclusively used by commercial clients. The Sunbury Resource...

Kindergartens

Kindergarten boost for Sunbury

There will be more kindergarten spaces across Hume thanks to a multi-million-dollar investment in early childhood care projects across the city from the state government. Minister for Children...

Sunbury 25m pool.

Pool reopening date confirmed

The 25m indoor swimming pool at the Sunbury Aquatic and Leisure Centre – that has been closed since May last year – will reopen on…

Sunbury bus.

Mayor calls for better bus network

Hume City mayor Naim Kurt says there needs to be a change in the public’s perception around the use of buses. “The perception we have is that they’re...

child at kindergarten.

Kindergarten ballot system debate postponed

A debate on the introduction of a ballot system for parents wanting to enrol their children in Hume City Council’s kindergartens was deferred by councillors at its meeting...

Sheena Frost, CEO, Hume City Council.

Hume CEO has contract extended

Hume City Council has reappointed its CEO Sheena Frost for another three years, her new contract will start in July 2024 and end July 2027. Council made the decision...

Sunbury's 25m pool.

Leaking swimming pool to reopen next year

The troubled indoor swimming pool at the Sunbury Aquatic and Leisure Centre (SALC) will reopen in January says Hume council’s director city services & living, Hector Gaston. Speaking...

walk to school train

Call to support walk to school program

A proposal to ask Victoria police to stop ‘good drivers’ to give them shopping vouchers hit the skids at a Hume council meeting – but was replaced with...

Sunbury multideck car park under construction.

Multideck carpark rises into the sky

The first signs of Sunbury’s much-needed car park are now apparent with three concrete towers clearly visible to passers-by. Being built on the busy corner of Station St...

Emu bottom sunbury

Emu Bottom wetland consultation

Hume City Council is asking for public feedback on its Emu Bottom Wetland masterplan. The consultation period closes 17 December 2023. The council developed its draft master plan for...

Sunbury children learn how to grow food

Children learn how to grow food

A Children’s Garden has opened at the Sunbury Community Garden (also known at the Goonawarra Community Garden). The garden was started by Angela Cook-Lee, a graduate of this...

Sunbury leisure and aquatic centre.

Closed swimming pool drama continues

Hume City Council says it been informed by its contractor – Roejen Services – of a “significant defect in the paintwork” in the 25m pool at the Sunbury...