MARIBYRNONG | HOBSONS BAY

My Place: Madelena Rehorek

The hustle and bustle of Little Saigon had Madelena Rehorek hooked from the very start and her love for Footscray has only deepened, she...

My Place: Gail Lines

Gail Lines, of Altona Yacht Club, is a woman on a mission to get people in the water and learning to sail. She is...

My Wyndham: Louise Thompson

If you’ve had a baby at Werribee Mercy Hospital, chances are you’ve met Louise Thompson. The maternity department nurse unit manager was there when...

Community Calendar & Gig Guide – August 24, 2016

COMMUNITY CALENDAR   Get set As part of West Set 2016, a wide array of gigs, shows and special events is taking place across Maribyrnong’s pubs, bars,...

Community calendar and gig guide – July 6, 2016

Get hopping to ska Local favourites The Ska Vendors will perform at an afternoon of soul, reggae and ska in Williamstown on Sunday. Way Out West...

Maribyrnong & Hobsons Bay Community Calendar October 26, 2016

In stitches Footscray’s Gaye Abandon School of Sewing and Upcycling is running sewing classes designed for those with different skill levels, from November 2. Designer,...

My Place: Rayna Fahey

Radical crafter Rayna Fahey has plenty of love for Braybrook, celebrating a diverse community with a lot of heart.   What is your connection with Braybrook?   I’ve...

From the archives: July 30, 1975

Footscray Western Suburbs Advertiser July 30, 1975 Opening day at the mammoth Highpoint West regional shopping centre in Maribyrnong is now a little more than a...

Food Bytes with Sarah Patterson

PETER “ZOOMER” MORRIS, MANAGING DIRECTOR, RAPID TV

Community Calendar & Gig Guide – August 10, 2016

COMMUNITY CALENDAR   St John’s history Footscray Historical Society will host a free talk by Stewart Granger, Footscray divisional manager of St John Ambulance, on the history...

Community Calendar & Gig Guide – August 31, 2016

COMMUNITY CALENDAR   Park run fun Medibank has teamed up with Maribyrnong Parkrun to hold a personal better day, from 8am Saturday, September 3, corner Burton Crescent...

7 things to do: Maribyrnong, Hobsons Bay

Footscray classes Footscray U3A is conducting classes in Photoshop, creative writing, history, art, cryptic xwords and basic computers at 10 Hyde Street, Footscray in the...

Moscow circus, trivia & storytelling – Community Calendar, June 22, 2016

COMMUNITY CALENDAR   Moscow Circus The Great Moscow Circus is coming to Altona for 18 shows as part of its 50th anniversary tour. The high-energy production will...

What’s On: Maribyrnong/Hobsons Bay

Wine, cheese and book chat Sun Bookshop is proud to host a wine, cheese and chats evening with writer Toni Jordan as she discusses her...

From the Archives, The Mail/Advertiser July 22

Footscray Advertiser July 23, 1975 Some doctors in the western suburbs were verbally blasted yesterday by Mr Ralph Willis, MHR. “Some doctors are using the introduction...

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Artists and creatives in Hobsons Bay invited to be apart of...

Expression of Interest are open for artists who live in Hobsons bay to help deliver a creative project. As a part of Hobsons Bay COVID-19...