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My Neighbourhood

Includes My Wyndham and My Brimbank feature columns.

MY PLACE: Evelyn Meijer

Evelyn Meijer, 64, lives in Kurunjang and volunteers with several organisations in the Melton community. The loving grandmother of four talks to Joanna Catalano. What is...

MY PLACE: Emily Attard

Emily Attard has been named a Melton Young Citizen of the Year. The 17-year-old basketballer talks to Esther Lauaki about her Specialist Hoops program. What’s...

MY PLACE: Leonie Scott

Mosaic artist Leonie Scott has volunteered with the Bacchus Marsh Arts Council for the past year. She speaks with Sumeyya Ilanbey about how she got...

MY PLACE

Melton was once a thoroughbred horse industry capital, before losing its unoffical crown to Seymour. Cara Kavanaugh, of Cityview Farm in Toolern Vale, says...

My Melton: Peter Asi

Peter Asi is commUnity Plus’s skills reconnect coach, helping people get formal education, training or work.   What’s your connection to Melton? I’ve been living here for...

MY PLACE: Rob Croxford

After 10 years at the helm, Moorabool council chief executive Rob Croxford has called it quits. Mr Croxford will resign in October to dedicate...

MY PLACE: Jarrod Bingham

Snake catcher Jarrod Bingham is a sight for sore eyes when residents need to clear their homes of many unwanted guests. The Moorabool councillor talks...

MY PLACE

Lanre Adebayo wants to help shape Melton’s future by sharing his experiences. The Melton West resident talks to Esther Lauaki. What is your connection to...

My Melton: Peter Bartolo

What is your connection to Melton? My connection to Melton goes back to 1988 when I opened a branch of Home Entertainment Centres in High...

MY PLACE: Kim Shaw

Fairyologist Kim Shaw talks to Dewi Sherry about her unusual Melton-based business. What is your connection to Melton? I am the owner and creative director of...

My Moorabool: Cherrison Lawton

Cherrison Lawton, a member of the Royal Australian Air Force in the late 60s, has recently been appointed the first female president of the...

My Melton: Rebecca Mizzi

Plumpton mum Rebecca Mizzi wants a world that's "full of kindness and love" for her one-year-old son Isaac.   What’s your connection to Melton? I live in...

My Moorabool: Ian Ireland

Ian Ireland is a familiar face around Ballan. He's been running the newsagency for the past three decades and volunteers with the Country Fire...

My Moorabool: Marika Ley

Several years ago, Marika Ley and her husband set up the 'Friends of the Werribee River through Bacchus Marsh'. The group has grown exponentially,...

My Melton: Ajay Pasupulate

Ajay Pasupulate, 42, migrated to Australia 15 years ago. He now calls Taylors Hill home and was one of 16 'active' community members to...

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