Picture of the week
Racehorse Muss is walked from the stables at Werribee Racecourse during last Saturday’s Multicultural Race Day. As part of the festivities, 25 entrants took to the catwalk for the Miss International Fashions on the Field pageant. Picture: Luke Hemer
Hume set to become a surf city
Surfers will no longer have to leave Melbourne in search of the perfect, six foot wave. An $18.5 million surfing lagoon, the first in the Southern Hemisphere, is set to be built near Melbourne Airport.
Round the clock care for surviving Bulla horses
Badly malnourished horses seized from a Bulla property at the centre of a massive animal cruelty investigation are receiving 24-hour care at undisclosed locations. But one of the 23 horses removed on Monday has had to be euthanased.
Community helps Noah get a taste for life
Thanks to a crowdfunding campaign, Balliang’s Noah Barlow, who suffers froma rare chronic condition, started his journey to improve the quality of his life started after he and his mum, Kat, arrived in Brisbane to begin a brand new neuro-therapy.
Laker guns fire big time
In his first hit-out since playing in an AFL premiership with Hawthorn last year, Brian Lake kicked seven goals and was one of the Caroline Springs’ best players.
Parking permit woes forcing family split
Maribyrnong council has defended its strict parking permit policy after a Footscray family claimed it faces being split by inflexible restrictions.
Werribee dad jailed for injuring baby
A Werribee man has been sentenced to three months’ jail after pleading guilty to recklessly causing serious injury to his eight-week-old son.
Caroline Springs crash victims thankful
The families of five cousins who were injured after a collision in Caroline Springs last Thursday have thanked the public and emergency services for their assistance after the crash.