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Reaching new heights

Star reporter Natalie Gallenti went one-on-one with Melton City Council’s new mayor Kathy Majdlik to find out more about the woman behind the politics.   By...

Lest we forget

By NATALIE GALLENTI AS Ian Lawrey stood in silence on Remembrance Day he paid tribute to fallen soldiers both young and old. Mr Lawrey, a Vietnam...

Never give up

By NATALIE GALLENTI EVEN as a teenager Graham Dempsey knew he wanted to devote his life to the community. After reading a quote from iconic Irish...

Violent trend

By NATALIE GALLENTI VIOLENCE against women continues to rise in the City of Melton with figures from Women’s Health West revealing it has one of...

Robbery rise

By NATALIE GALLENTI NOVEMBER has seen a spate of robberies committed across Melton, with police once again urging residents to secure their homes, cars and...

Lost super accounts for millions

By XAVIER SMERDON HILLSIDE, Melton, Melton West and Kurunjang residents have more than $35 million in lost superannuation, according to figures released by the Australian...

Voice of the youth

By NATALIE GALLENTI MOTIVATED youngsters from Melton and Brimbank are working together in a bid to quash the public’s stereotypical view of teenagers in Melbourne’s...

Pepsi’s sweet heart

By NATALIE GALLENTI PEPSI Gulen knows how tough it is to care for a loved one with a disability. She also knows how great the...

Staying safe behind the wall

By NATALIE GALLENTI It can wait. THAT’S the message that will be delivered to Melton’s youngest motorists at this weekend’s Djerriwarrh Festival. The Melton Youth Road Safety...

Hoons still not listening

By NATALIE GALLENTI MELTON Police are dumbfounded by hoon behaviour throughout the municipality as the number of cars impounded each week continues to rise. It comes...

Unemployment steady

MELTON local government area’s unemployment rate has remained steady in the last five years according to the latest ABS figures released. Last year’s Census data...

Mayor Majdlik

By NATALIE GALLENTI KATHY Majdlik is the City of Melton's new mayor. The Cambridge Ward councillor was elected in front of a packed gallery last Thursday...

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