Brimbank secures over $7.4 million in advocacy outcomes for sports and recreation facilities
Media Release 26 August 2020 - Brimbank Mayor, Cr Georgina Papafotiou, has welcomed and acknowledged a record more than $7.4 million in advocacy outcomes secured over recent months towards Council’s sport and recreation priorities, which will help create jobs and support COVID-19 recovery efforts.
Business recovery grants offer small business a helping hand through COVID-19 crisis
Media Release 25 August 2020 - Council has rolled out a new $300,000 Business Recovery Grants program to support local start-ups and small businesses to adapt and respond to COVID-19 and strengthen their businesses.
Brimbank welcomes findings into Sustainable Employment for Disadvantaged Job Seekers
Media Release 24 August 2020 - Brimbank Mayor, Cr Georgina Papafotiou, has welcomed the final report by the Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry for Disadvantaged Job Seekers, which has considered and responded to Council’s submission for greater support and pathways to assist local job seekers.
Council welcomes North West City Deal Plan to deliver more growth for Brimbank and the west
Media Release 24 August 2020 - Brimbank Council has joined 13 regional councils to welcome the announcement of the North West Melbourne City Deal Plan 2020-2040, a 20-year proposal of key projects and significant investment for the western and northern regions.
Brimbank Council announces new Community Recovery Grants to support local community
Media Release 24 August 2020 - Brimbank Council is offering a new Community Recovery Grants program. The budget has allowed $300,000 of grant funding, to support local community projects and programs in COVID-19 recovery.
Meeting community needs, now and into the future with Brimbank’s new Library Strategy
Media Release 21 August 2020 - Brimbank City Council has adopted a new five-year Library Strategy to guide and prioritise service planning and delivery across Brimbank’s library network to meet the changing needs of the community.
Innovative support continues as COVID-19 health emergency escalates
Media Release 21 August 2020 - Securing $8 million funding for new local jobs, providing food, social and practical support to vulnerable residents isolating, innovative virtual programs and the delivery of essential services at the height of a devastating health emergency have all been part of Brimbank Council’s endeavours to support its community during incredibly challenging times.
Transforming Brimbank 2020 delivering outcomes worth over $70 million
Media Release 21 August 2020 - Brimbank Mayor, Cr Georgina Papafotiou, has welcomed and acknowledged more than $70 million in direct support secured for key local priorities, projects and initiatives Council has advocated for to support the Brimbank community.
Brimbank Council adopts Annual Budget with zero per cent rate increase
Media Release 21 August 2020 - At a Council meeting on Tuesday 18 August, Brimbank Council adopted its Annual Budget 2020-2021. The Budget will support Council’s robust capital works program valued at $74.6 million, and deliver a zero per cent rate increase for the 2020-21 financial year.
Leading with vision to transform Brimbank towards 2050
Media Release 21 August 2020 - Brimbank Council has endorsed an ambitious proposal to transform Brimbank into the powerhouse of Melbourne’s west by 2050 through leveraging major infrastructure projects and generating unprecedented business, job, health, education and social opportunities.
Brimbank reiterates calls for a partnership approach to combat prolonged COVID-19 crisis
Media Release 7 August 2020 - As the number of active coronavirus cases in Brimbank continues to climb, Brimbank City Council Mayor, Cr Georgina Papafotiou, has reiterated Council’s calls for all residents to follow the advice of health authorities, and for the establishment of a rapid response team and joint Government and Council taskforce to respond to the growing health, safety, wellbeing and economic impacts of the ongoing pandemic
Environmental and sustainability projects secure almost $1M funding boost
Media Release 6 August 2020 - Brimbank Mayor, Cr Georgina Papafotiou, has welcomed the State Government announcement of almost $1 million into local water infrastructure, sustainability and climate adaptation projects, to help support and deliver local environmental outcomes for Brimbank residents.
Brimbank to partner with Melton on ‘Stop the Soil’ advocacy campaign opposing Westgate Tunnel waste being dumped in Ravenhall
Media Release 6 August 2020 - Brimbank City Council and Melton City Council have today launched Stop the Soil – a joint advocacy campaign opposing contaminated soil from the Westgate Tunnel project being dumped at Melbourne Regional Landfill in Ravenhall.