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Our Lady of Mt Carmel Primary School to host health and wellness expo

Sunbury’s Our Lady of Mt Carmel Primary School is hosting a health and wellness expo on Friday. Open to the wider community, the event will...

Hume residents’ health poorer than state averages

The health of Hume residents is poorer than state averages, and the council wants to do something about it. The city’s Health and Wellbeing Plan...

A sad day for senior citizen

A Wyndham woman has called for improved treatment for senior citizens who have a mental illness, after her own experience with the health system. Norma...

Sunbury is raising the bar for men’s health

Sunbury is working to raise the bar for men’s health. A free tradie breakfast, part of Australia’s Men’s Health Week (June 12-18), will be held...

Melton’s failing health card

A third of Melton children are either overweight or obese, while more than two-thirds of the municipality’s adult population are failing to get in...

Hoop juniors give hope to Lily

  The Riddells Creek basketball community is rallying around one of their own as she and her family face the battle of their lives. Seven-year-old Lily...

Trials to help curb suicide rates

  More mental health and suicide prevention services are coming closer to home for Macedon Ranges residents. North-western Melbourne primary health network will co-ordinate a $46...

Day crew cuts the wait

Sunbury Day Hospital has cut its waiting list and improved the turnover of patients needing day procedures, as Victorian hospitals continue to experience unprecedented...

Sweetheart Day for Max

  When one of Bolinda Primary School’s 41 pupils is sick, the whole community feels it. So it didn’t go unnoticed when seven-year-old Max Taylor was...

Sons of the West arrives in Sunbury

Men’s health is on the agenda as Sunbury Community Health launches its new Sons of the West program. The free program, run by the Western...

Call for youth mentors

Mentors are needed for an outreach program that helps young people at risk of losing their way. Whitelion, a not-for-profit agency servicing the western and...

Mind shifts that matter

Caroline Springs’ Charlene Crawford is stepping into 2017 as a new woman. ...

Blokes brush up for Movember

Men, and women, are doing their bit at Sunbury Community Health for men’s health month, now known as Movember. Diabetes educator Brea Redman-Smith has urged...

Mozziegeddon at the Mount

  Melbourne’s mosquito outbreak has hit hard in Hume and the Macedon Ranges, forcing farmers off tractors and sending residents running for cover. A dark, buzzing...

Forums to fight addiction

It’s often the families and friends of people abusing drugs and alcohol that need most support, with their loved ones caught up in addictions. Sunbury...

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Lions come from behind

The Sunbury Lions made a big statement in a come from behind win against Darley in the Ballarat Football League on Saturday. In their biggest...