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Fine for industrial waste leak

A Ravenhall concrete company has been handed a heavy fine, after being found guilty of dumping industrial waste. The Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) prosecuted...

Councils fail to appeal tip expansion

Melton council has not appealed the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) decision to allow a large expansion of the Melbourne Regional Landfill at...

Artwork flourishes

A giant mural that will feature elements of Melton’s natural environment is set to be unveiled in Ravenhall. As part of the Summer of Street...

Tobacco seized in Ravenhall raid

A man has been arrested over the alleged importation of about 10 tonnes of illicit tobacco stored in Ravenhall. The 43 year-old Melbourne man was...

Ravenhall tip fight far from over

Brimbank council will appear before the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal next month to continue its opposition to the expansion of the Ravenhall tip. The...

Tee up for a good start

Budding musicians in the west will get tips on how to get the “X-Factor” from a professional. Singer “Tee” Ofisa Toleafoa, who was a finalist...

Two men injured in Ravenhall shooting

Two men have been taken to hospital with gunshot wounds following an incident in Ravenhall this afternoon. Police and paramedics were called to a business on...

Base unveiled at Ravenhall

Ravenhall maximum-security prison has a new $4.6 million operations base, two years after a riot that caused up to $12 million of damage and...

Ravenhall prison a jobs provider

The new medium-security Ravenhall Correction Centre will create 700 new jobs when it becomes operational later this year, the state government says. Victoria’s newest prison,...

Drone prison ban takes off

Drones will be banned from being used near jails after several were spotted near the three Ravenhall prisons. The state government introduced changes to the...

Landfill plans on the agenda

Community members are invited to information sessions to discuss the planned expansion of the Ravenhall landfill. The state government has 'called in' Cleanaway's application to...

More than smoke behind Ravenhall prison riot

Authorities should have been better prepared for a large-scale prison riot at Ravenhall’s Metropolitan Remand Centre when more than 300 prisoners armed with makeshift...

Ravenhall remand centre lockdown | Update

UPDATE: A dramatic 15 hour siege at the Metropolitan Remand Centre in Ravenhall ended at 3am on Wednesday when Corrections Victoria took charge of all...

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Devils can’t complain

Things are travelling along nicely for Darley in the Ballarat Netball League. Last season’s runners-up had some changes in the off season and have gone...