Get the Buzz - News and What's On, Tuesday 19 December 2017


• New CEO appointed

• Holiday Season Waste Collection Services

• Last Chance to Comment on Age Friendly City Plan

•  Announcements

New CEO Appointed

Helen Morrissey has been appointed Brimbank City Council’s Chief Executive Officer. 

Helen has acted in the role for the last six months. In announcing the appointment Mayor Cr Margaret Giudice said “Helen is an exceptional leader, and has a clear vision for how the Council and the organisation can work collaboratively to improve service and advocate for better community outcomes at a state and federal level.

Helen has worked at Brimbank since 2010 and has almost 30 years’ experience in the sector.

Helen has played a significant role in transforming service delivery and improving accountability and transparency at Brimbank.

Through her leadership Council has a robust governance framework, increased community engagement practices and digital services that are setting the benchmark for local government across Australia,” Cr Giudice said.


Holiday Season Waste Collection Services - Garbage, Recycling and Green Waste)

There will be no waste collections on Christmas Day, Monday 25 December and New Year’s Day, Monday 1 January.

Collections will occur the next day for the rest of the week. Friday’s collections will take place on the Saturday.


Last Chance to Comment on Age Friendly City Plan

The Draft Age Friendly City Plan 2017-2021 will ensure that services for older people are well planned, accessible and responsive, and is based on the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Age Friendly Cities framework.

You can provide feedback by:

Feedback must be provided by Thursday 21 December.



Clarke St Still Open for Business

A reminder that it’s business as usual for shops at Clarke Street Sunshine, despite the construction of the new VicRoads Regional Office nearby.

Need to visit the shops? Parking is available nearby, including at the Brimbank Multi-Deck Car Park, which offers first three hours free parking. Or stroll down if you’re in the area.

Ordinary Council Meeting

Ordinary Council Meetings are held the third Tuesday of the month. Meetings are open to the public and meeting agenda and minutes can be found at Council Meeting Agendas and Minutes.

Online Services

Brimbank City Council is offering more and more online services. By registering an account you will create your own personal dashboard for easy pre-populated access to a range of services.

Whether it’s lodging a service request, paying your rates, paying your pet registration, or submitting a planning application you’ll get what you want done easier and faster on the Brimbank website. To register, please visit