Please select your page
Learning in Brimbank Web Strip




Humidity: 40%

Wind: 11.27 km/h

  • 27 Jun 2017

    Mostly Cloudy 23°C 11°C

  • 28 Jun 2017

    Thunderstorms 29°C 16°C

Warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() in /home/brimban1/public_html/modules/mod_jw_srfr/helper.php on line 40

Upcoming Programs:

You must enter your library card number to continue...

Please enter your borrower barcode:

Not a library member?
Why not join. It's Free!

Collection, use and disclosure of personal information

Brimbank City Council collects or records personal information you choose to provide to us when interacting with any services, subscriptions, eNewsletters, initiatives or programs updates and financial transactions. As part of our commitment to customer service, we may periodically invite you to provide feedback about your experience.

Brimbank City Council will take all necessary measures to prevent unauthorised access to, or disclosure of, your personal information in accordance with Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (VIC).

External organisations to which personal information is disclosed include Brimbank City Council’s contracted service providers who perform various services for and on behalf of Brimbank City Council.

Your personal information is not disclosed to other individuals, institutions and authorities outside Council except if required or authorised by law or explicitly permitted by you.

The Learning Champions project highlights the varied pathways available for lifelong learning and to promote positive learning role models in Brimbank. Watch the videos of four Brimbank Learning Champions Maima Massaquoi, Junior Wilson, Huong Ngo and Brimbank Educator of the Year, Yvonne Reilly who have undertaken different methods of study to achieve their goals.

The 2015 Brimbank Writers Awards winners were announced at the Brimbank Writers Awards Ceremony Monday 14 September at Overnewton Castle. Read the winning entries below:

Children's Open:
First Prize Himaja Wijesinge pdf Finding the Stars (193 KB)
Second Prize Alannah Raniolo pdf My Story: Hasti Poormaskour (111 KB)
Highly Commended Trinity Marfleet pdf The Wood Whispers (109 KB)

Teenage Short Story:
First Prize Emily Stevenson pdf Steal to Start Again (24 KB)
Second Prize Jomar Inot pdf Anyone But Me (114 KB)
Highly Commended Shani Nguyen pdf Ari's Diary (117 KB)

English as an Additional Language (EAL):
First Prize Glenda Macapolo pdf Let's Browse through the Pages of my Life (119 KB)
Second Prize Thuy Nguyen pdf To you, Daddy (192 KB)
Highly Commended Thanh Nguyen pdf I Love the Rain (74 KB)

Adult Short Story:
First Prize Roland Burrows The source-dot-com-dot-au*
Second Prize Robert Conlon Last Stop St Albans*
Highly Commended Brooke Middleton pdf One Stormy Night (327 KB)

Teenage Poetry:
First Prize Sandra Nguyen pdf Growth (62 KB)
Second Prize Kellie Phan pdf Dying (60 KB)
Highly Commended Michael Mares pdf Identity (56 KB)

Adult Poetry:
First Prize Frank Corso pdf The Ancient Map (74 KB)
Second Prize Vito Milana pdf Burying a Child (65 KB)
Highly Commended Amanda Anastasi pdf The Page Turner (59 KB)

First Prize Adam Stone pdf Christmas Day (66 KB)

audio Audio (5.05 MB)
Second Prize Vi Nguyen pdf Making Me Blue (138 KB)

audio Audio (2.32 MB)
Highly Commended Scott Smart pdf I'm From Sunshine (104 KB)

*This entry contains adult content and is not suitable for people under the age of 18. If you are over 18 and would like to read the entry, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Until next year, stay in touch on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with the hashtag #BWRF or sign up to our mailing list below.

For comments, ideas or to get in touch, E This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Subscribe to the Brimbank Writers & Readers Festival Mailing List
The Brimbank Writers & Readers Festival is proudly presented by Brimbank City Council with support from its sponsors.

Major Sponsor logo vic uni Support Sponsors

logo Bolinda Audiologo james bennettlogo State Library of Victorialogo writers victorialogo LN vietnamese

Stay in touch on Facebook and Twitter with the hashtag #BWRF!

Subscribe to our Celebrating Learning Newsletter

A bimonthly newsletter sharing local activities, resources and research relating to lifelong learning in Brimbank.

Subscribe Now!


Computer Class Evaluation Surveys


Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required

View previous campaigns.


Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required