Hume schoolchildren remember the WWI recapture of French village by Australian soldiers

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Kiel Egging, Hume Leader
April 24, 2017 4:00pm

HUME schoolchildren have paid their respects at a training ground for the nation’s World War I soldiers in the lead up to Anzac Day.

Around 300 schoolchildren attended Broadmeadows Labor MP Frank McGuire’s annual Side By Side service at the Maygar Barracks on Thursday.
The service has been previously held at local primary schools but was held at the barracks for the first time this year.


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Housing solution beyond discussion

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03 Apr 2017
Age, Melbourne
Author: Tony Walker
Section: General News

Our streets reflect ballooning household debt. Photo: Michele Mossop

We need to closely examine optimum distribution of population and immigration.

Core Logic, the real estate data collection agency, produced numbers last week that should have got people’s attention. Data for the first 28 days of March show Sydney house prices rose 19 per cent in the past 12 months, and the r

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Frankly Speaking – MP’s plan to save the north

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01 Mar 2017
Herald Sun, Melbourne
Author: Olga Galacho
Section: Commercial Property

BROADMEADOWS MP Frank McGuire has renewed demands for a halt to the “managed decline” of industrial areas in his electorate through repurposing funds earmarked for the car industry.

Mr McGuire told Commercial Property his 10-point plan to revitalise the suburb 16km north of the CBD had so far been met with silence from the Federal Government.

Dubbed “Crea

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Huge steps on Boulevard of Big Dreams

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Frank McGuire – Herald Sun
21 July 2016

AMID calls for national unity after hate-motivated murders in America, the insane terrorist strike against French liberty, equality, fraternity and a failed coup in Turkey, the Vice-President of the United States, Joe Biden, came to Melbourne on a mission.

The quest to cure cancer.

Declaring his admiration for the jewel in Australia’s medical research crown, the $1 billion Victorian Comprehensive C

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Broadmeadows immigration detention centre upgrade criticised

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2 February 2017

A $29.06 MILLION proposal to accommodate “high risk” detainees at the Broadmeadows immigration detention centre has been met with anger.

Last month, Hume Leader revealed that a parliamentary standing committee was conducting an inquiry into Federal Government plans to expand the Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation (MITA) on Camp Rd.

As part of the redevelopment, 140 new beds would be installed in a high-security compou

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