George Evans Museum before it was closed in 2017. Photo / supplied.

George Evans museum details still sketchy

Details of the George Evans Museum collection, that’s been in storage since 2017, are still thin…

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Carols by Candlelight, Craigieburn. Photo / video screengrab.

Councillors sing from the same hymn book over Carols by Candlelight

When mayor Naim Kurt first proposed a Carols by Candlelight event for Westmeadows, he opened a…

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Council backs working group to support rainbow community

An LGBTIQA+ community working group is being formed with the backing of Hume City Council. Up…

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Hume Council offices, Broadmeadows. Photo / Supplied.

Do you want to stand for council in the next election?

Local elections for Hume City Council take place in October, so if you are thinking about…

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A fisherman at Spavin Lake. Photo/ Sunbury Life.

Spavin Lake water quality under review

The size and depth of Sunbury’s Spavin Lake means it is susceptible to water quality issues,…

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Swans at Spavin lake.

Black swan returned to Spavin Lake by Melbourne Zoo

A much-loved black swan was returned to Spavin Lake by members of Melbourne Zoo’s marine response…

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Event grant applications open at Hume Council

Round two of Hume City Council’s event grants program is open for applications to those looking…

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‘Confidential’ council minutes released

Details of Hume City Council’s audit and risk committee meetings – marked confidential – have been…

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Draft budget proposes general rates hike of 2.75%

Hume City Council’s draft budget for 2024-25 doesn't meet the Victorian Government’s good practice guidelines [PDF]…

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‘Unruly’ councillors to be kicked out of meetings if new rule adopted

A decision to give the chair of Hume City Council the right to remove councillors who…

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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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Public question time

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

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Graffiti on Station Street Bridge, Sunbury. Photo / Sunbury Life.

Whipper-snipper councillor calls for more action from Vic Roads

A lack of maintenance by Vic Roads staff has caused one Sunbury councillor to get out…

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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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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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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 BMX riders at the starting gate. Photo / Steve Hart.

Sunbury BMX Club growing fast thanks to new facilities

Drizzly weather couldn’t dampen the spirits of Sunbury’s BMX Club‘s members at the official opening of…

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$28m Jackson Hill road in the balance

A road linking Yirrangan Rd in Jacksons Hill to Watsons Rd, that was due to be…

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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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