Get the Buzz - News and What's On, Tuesday 28 November 2017


• Festive Fun

• Giving Tree – Call for Donations

• Carols at the Castle

• Have Your Say - Community Consultations

• Announcements

Festive Fun

Join in the fun at festive inspired activities in the lead up to Christmas. There’s something for everyone, with craft activities for the kids, roving entertainment and carols music from local performers.

There is no charge for most events, unless stated.

Thursday 7 December

  • 6.30-8pm – Brimbank Multicultural Choir, Sydenham Library, 1 Station Street, Watergardens Town Centre

Friday 8 December

  • 3.30-6.30pm – Roving Street performers, Hampshire Rd shopping precinct, Sunshine

Saturday 9 December

  • 9am-12noon – Kids’ craft at Ballarat Rd shopping precinct, Deer Park. Kids’ craft at Keilor Village shopping precinct, Keilor
  • 9am-12noon - Roving Street performers, Alfrieda St shopping precinct, St Albans
  • 10am-12noon - Sunshine Brass Band, Keilor Village shopping precinct, Keilor

Sunday 10 December

  • 10am-12noon – Sunshine Brass Band, Hampshire Rd shopping precinct, Sunshine
  • 2-3pm - Orchestra Victoria’s Christmas Crackers, Bowery Theatre, St Albans. Buy tickets online!

Thursday 14 December

  • 3.30-6.30pm - Roving Street performers, Ballarat Rd shopping precinct, Deer Park

Friday 15 December

Saturday 16 December

  • 10am-12noon - Roving Street performers, Sydenham Library, 1 Station St, Watergardens Town Centre
  • 11am-12.30pm - Brimbank Multicultural Choir, Ballarat Rd shopping precinct, Deer Park
  • 9am-12noon - Kids’ craft at Alfrieda St shopping precinct, St Albans.
    Kids’ craft at Hampshire Rd shopping precinct, Sunshine

Library Events

Check out festive storytime and other events at your local library. For more information call 9249 4000. Program details were correct at time of printing and may be subject to change.


Giving Tree – Call for Donations 

Next time you are food shopping please consider picking up a couple of non-perishable food items to donate to our Giving Tree Program.

You can drop off items at one of 18 Brimbank locations between Thursday 30 November and Friday 15 December.

For location details visit our Giving Tree Program webpage or call Council on 9249 4000.


Carols at the Castle

Friday 15 December,
Overnewton Castle, 51 Overnewton Rd, Keilor

  • Time: Gates open at 5pm. Concert 7–9pm
  • Tickets: $20 family of five; $8 singles; $5 concessions,
  • Tickets available via Eventbrite 

All money from ticket sales goes to the Brimbank Community Fund (BCF) – raising money for local charities.


Have Your Say - Community Consultations

For more information, other upcoming sessions, and to give feedback, please visit our Have Your Say page.

2018/2019 Budget Drop in Sessions

  • Wednesday 6 December, 10.30am-12.30pm
    Sydenham Neighbourhood House
    Level 1, 1 Station Street
    Watergardens Town Centre, Taylors Lakes
  • Thursday 7 December, 10am-12noon
    Deer Park Library
    4 Neale Road, Deer Park
  • ​Friday 8 December, 12noon-2pm
    Between the Brimbank Community and Civic Centre at 301 Hampshire Road Sunshine and entrance to Sunshine Marketplace, Sunshine
  • Thursday 14 December, 6-8pm
    Keilor Library
    704B Old Calder Highway, Keilor

Can't make a session? Submit your ideas online at our Have Your Say page.



International Day of People with Disability

  • Friday 1 December, 11.30am
    Brimbank Community and Civic Centre, Level 1, 301 Hampshire Road, Sunshine
    No charge
    Includes community BBQ and entertainment from 12.30pm.

Join the celebration to mark the 25th International Day of People with Disability. For more information visit or call 9249 4000.

Disability Hub Ideas Workshop

  • Monday 4 December, 10am-12noon
    704B Old Calder Highway, Keilor
    No Charge

We're developing a Feasibility Study for a Disability Hub. Join us to discuss our shared aspirations to support Brimbank people living with a disability, their families, and carers. RSVP: by 30 November.

Brimbank Business Breakfast

  • Friday 8 December, 7am-9am
    Brimbank Community and Civic Centre,
    301 Hampshire Rd, Sunshine

Rates Notice

If you're paying your rates by instalments, your next is due on Thursday 30 November. Did you know you can now have your Rates Notice emailed to you? Visit and follow the instructions.

Ordinary Council Meeting

Ordinary Council Meetings are held the third Tuesday of the month (except December). 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