• Tate Papworth

    Tate Papworth reports on news, people and events for the Brimbank and Northwest Star Weekly. tpapworth@starweekly.com.au


    Articles by Tate Papworth

    Police swoop on pick-pocketing ring

    Police have swooped on properties in Sunshine and Albion and charged seven…

    Rain wreaks havoc

    Much needed rainfall hit the state yesterday and while it offered relief…

    Friends go the distance

    A BreastWest program that supports patients going through a breast cancer diagnosis…

    Community loses its voice

    A western suburbs institution said goodbye on Thursday. At 12pm on January…

    Drilling to find landfill fire

    Work to investigate “hotspots” at the Kealba landfill will resume today. Drilling…

    Sunshine’s green revolution

    A $5.47 million civic green space will be built in the “heart…

    Council workers fined for dumping

    A Brimbank council employee has been fined $1900 for illegally dumping rubbish…

    Greens call for airport link

    The Victorian Greens have called on the state and federal governments to…

    Gift that keeps on giving

    One of St Albans’ biggest events is tipped to attract more than…

    Emergency work takes shape

    Work on Sunshine Hospital’s new $34 million emergency department has begun. The…

    Many cars make light work

    A multi-deck carpark in Sunshine is the latest Brimbank building to make…

    Brimbank crime on the rise

    Criminal offences rose marginally in Brimbank for the year ending September 2019,…

    Festivals aid fire fund

    The Brimbank community is digging deep to help those affected by the…

    Six arrested following alleged armed robbery

    Police have swiftly arrested six teenage boys following an armed robbery at…

    Four arrested following hospital assault

    Four teenagers have been charged in relation to the assault and robbery…
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