FROM THE ARCHIVES
Star Weekly looks back through the pages of our predecessor, The Advocate
40 years ago
August 11, 1976
Sitting councillors have been challenged in three Sunshine council wards. And in the fourth ward, where the sitting ALP councillor has retired, the ALP’s endorsed candidate is under siege from four opponents.
30 years ago
August 13, 1986
Sunshine Football Club coach Ron Brown has accused his players of too much drinking. He said their socialising on Friday and Saturday nights was affecting their play on Sundays and thereby jeopardising the Crows’ premiership prospects.
20 years ago
August 14, 1996
A magistrate said yesterday that teachers at Sunshine Secondary College had lost control of their students. Robert Kumar was hearing charges in Sunshine Court concerning a knife attack last Friday at the college’s senior campus.
10 years ago
August 15, 2006
When her son Matthew was diagnosed with autism in 2001 at the age of two, Jane Schembri’s life was turned upside down. “It was like somebody had died in the family,” the St Albans resident recalled. She is asking for help to raise funds to take Matthew to autism treatment centre, Son-Rise Program, in the US.