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Sally Ritter-Whelan with some much-needed backpacks ready to be picked up.
Backpacks of love
SHOES, pyjamas, a blanket and a toothbrush are just some of the items thousands of children and teenagers placed in foster and emergency care don... Read More »
Man’s indecency charge
A 51-YEAR-OLD Dandenong man was arrested on Thursday 23 April and has been charged following an alleged indecent act around children on Friday 10 ... Read More »
RAAF Squadron Leader, Jamie Braden and Captain Glenn Mitchell, front, with Councillor Fiona McAllister, Rohan Saric-Skewes, George Perini, Maddie Wilson and Healesville RSL commemorations officer  Bob Gannaway at this morning's Anzac Day dawn service. Picture: JESSE GRAHAM
Thousands rise early for Anzac tribute
THOUSANDS of residents have braved rainy weather this morning to attend Anzac Day dawn services around the Yarra Valley and Dandenongs. Healesville RS... Read More »
Aryana Rusmussen, 5, from Warwick will march in her first Anzac Day parade on Saturday. She is pictured at the Leslie Park Cenotaph. 138007 Picture: TERRY WEST
Bush to battle
TENS of thousands of people will march though major cities on Anzac Day but there is nothing more enduring than the legend of the region’s country s... Read More »
From left, Pam Priest (with a 1916 letter from her grandmother's uncle, written at the Somme, France, and also with a cartridge he collected from the beach at Gallipoli), Kim Parry (from the Royal Australian Navy holding medals belonging to his grandfather Roy Parry, 27th Battalion, H Company, 2nd Division AIF), Ken Wardley (with his father Frederick Wardley's medals) and Roger Boness (RSL president).137612 Picture: ROB CAREW
Gallipoli to take the lead
MOUNT Evelyn’s Gallipoli soldier descendants will be front and centre on Anzac Day, with the RSL announcing the relatives of Diggers will head up th... Read More »