MARIBYRNONG | HOBSONS BAY

Congratulations to our winners!

Congratulations to our Take Off with Avalon competition winners! The lovely Cathy from Werribee is our lucky first prize winner, taking home a double pass...

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Star Weekly and Avalon Airport are giving you the chance to take off and get out of town with return flights from Avalon to...

Same pharmacy, only different

Simon Jiao, owner of Chemist Discount Centre for the past two years, kept a lot of things the same as when it operated for...

Williamstown identity releases long-awaited novel

In October 1993, Jim McIntyre spent five days trapped inside his Moscow apartment while tens of thousands of pro-parliament demonstrators marched in the streets...

A year to remember for Year 12 students

Ray Pisani, Principal of Marian College, notes that this year has been challenging for all people around the world, especially so in a school...

United’s chase for silverware

The excitement is building in Victoria’s west ahead of the 2020-21 A-League season, according to Western United’s head coach Mark Rudan. Thirteen months on from...

The ideal way to explore Victoria

With travel restrictions in place due to the pandemic, people were starting to go stir-crazy – but all that has changed. So there couldn’t...

Planting the seeds of growth

Ms Stephanie Banks, deputy principal wellbeing at Caroline Chisholm Catholic College, says the pros and cons of single-sex and mixed education are constantly being...

Embroidery queen of Kingsville

Marea McGuire is loving life growing vegies and flowers in her apartment garden, playing with her beloved poodle Sarah and doing embroidery, patchwork and...

An insight into eye care

Liz Muller, optometrist at Eyecare Plus Altona, was planning a big party to celebrate her
20 years in Altona this year, but COVID-19 lockdowns put...

What happens to pets in a separation?

For most households having a pet join the family is an exciting time, but what happens during separation? Unfortunately, says Lucy Padula, accredited family...

Sprinkle on some Dukkah magic

Word on the street is that once you try head chef Ramy Nasralla’s kunafa dessert, there’s no going back. Or should that be, ‘there’ll...

Giddy-up into some cup day fun

This year, the race that stops a nation is more “the nation that stopped the racegoers”, but 
nothing can stop Melburnians getting into the...

Make your mark with the Grand Final, home style

Who says watching the Grand Final at home during lockdown can’t be fun? OK, slightly less perfect without having the gang over, but there...

Looking for just a little help – or more

Healthy ageing means continually reinventing yourself. It means learning to adapt to change, finding new things to enjoy, staying physically active, taking care of...

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Fires spark call for action

Hobsons Bay councillors have called for the Environment Protection Authority to act in the wake of two industrial fires in eight days, just over the...

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