Is Wyndham the state’s most sustainable city?

Is Wyndham the state’s most sustainable city?

Tweet The Keep Australia Beautiful Victoria (KABV) Awards have placed Wyndham in the finalist category for the state’s most sustainable city. There are a number of local projects that have helped Wyndham earn its sustainable status, including the Green Living Series and the Lighting the West project which saw one of the biggest street lighting upgrades in Australia. Wyndham City has also been chosen as a finalist in the Sustainable Cities of the Year Award and Werribee Primary School’s Waste Not, Want Not program has also been recognised...

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Wyndham’s Share of the 2015/2016 State Budget

Wyndham’s Share of the 2015/2016 State Budget

Tweet Everyone’s been talking about budgets lately, and while there has been a lot of controversial elements of this year’s Federal Budget, a lot of Wyndham residents should will be happy with the outcomes of the 2015/16 State Budget. The State Government has committed tens of millions of dollars towards a number of projects across the city. The following Wyndham projects have been earmarked for State funding: $3.75 million for Palmers Rd upgrade (south of the Freeway) (with Council contributing $3 million) $7 million for Werribee...

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Everyone in Werribee is invited to celebrate International Women’s Day

Everyone in Werribee is invited to celebrate International Women’s Day

Tweet International Women’s Day takes place annually on March 8 to help celebrate the achievements of women all around the world while calling for greater equality. Sunday 8th March 2015 marks 104 years since the first International Women’s Day and a lot of progress has been made in those years to help protect and promote women’s rights. Unfortunately though, there is still a long way to go. There is still no country in the world where women claim to have all the same rights and opportunities as men, according to the UN. The majority...

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Wyndham is on the hunt for singers and dancers with ‘W Factor’

Wyndham is on the hunt for singers and dancers with ‘W Factor’

Tweet Move over X Factor, because Wyndham City is looking for those who have the ‘W Factor’. Wyndham City is hoping to discover talented young entertainers who could become Australia’s newest singing or dancing sensation. The W Factor talent search is a competition for young people aged 12-25 who live, work or study in the area of Wyndham. The competition will be held in two heats, being held on Friday 13th March and Saturday 21st March. The top 20 overall performers will then go on to compete at a Grand Final at the Wyndham Cultural...

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Get your runners ready for the Wyndham Rotary Fun Run

Get your runners ready for the Wyndham Rotary Fun Run

Tweet People from all over the Wyndham region will be lacing up their running shoes on Sunday, March 1 and taking part in the eighth annual Wyndham Rotary Fun Run. Helping to raise funds for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal, the event is held for a very worthy cause. The fun run kicks off at Chirnside Park in Werribee from 8.30am, with participants taking part in either a four-kilometre/eight-kilometre walk or a five-kilometre/10-kilometre run along the picturesque Werribee River. If you have never taken part in a fun run...

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Are you up for the Febfast Challenge?

Are you up for the Febfast Challenge?

Tweet After what seems like months of parties and over-indulgence we’re sure that there are lots of Werribee residents who are ready to detox from alcohol, sweets or other vices. If you want February to be the month that kicks off a new and healthy lifestyle then you might be in interested in taking part in Febfast, a month long event that is helping to raise money for young people struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. Febfast is hoping to be the ultimate hangover cure by encouraging people to challenge themselves to take a break from...

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