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Bright Sparks helps 
build social skills

We all know play is an important part of a child’s development, but it doesn’t come easily to everyone. Tarneit mother of three, Liane, says...

Put the lid on smelly bins

Home-cooked meals and spring cleaning blitzes have been a common pastime for people staying home to slow the spread of COVID-19 – and the...

The perfect place to let off steam

Sitting in Willy’s Steam Packet Hotel one evening, Colin Woolhouse nearly choked on his beer when his partner Ana Klingsberg suggested the idea of...

Bringing the club to you

Following the government’s health advice to stay home and practice social distancing wherever possible needn’t mean you can’t have your favourite restaurant meals. As many...

New programs build connections for 16-20s

Starting in August, Gateways Support Services is launching two new recreation groups to help youths transition into adult programs. The new Bridges program caters for...

Groceries on the run at Altona IGA

IGA Pier Street, Altona is making it easier to get your groceries during the COVID-19 pandemic with its ‘Groceries on the Run’ service. Owner Hitesh...

Student outcomes ‘remarkable’ during COVID

Adam Potter, Campus Principal of Williamstown High School’s Pasco campus, is incredibly proud of their 2020 year 12 cohort, not least because the students...

Let’s sort it out

Hobsons Bay City Council shares with residents some handy recycling tips and information on what you can do with additional rubbish during Covid-19. For more...

Empowering young women

Marco Di Cesare, principal of Caroline Chisholm Catholic College, says the pros and cons of single-sex and mixed education are constantly being debated but...

Amazon helps keep financial planning on track

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to adapt to a new way of life for now and it’s prompted many to look at the...

Stamp duty depletes home listings

The Real Estate Institute of Australia and SQM Research have released a report showing the number of homes available to buy in Australia has...

Shop local, support local and #keepmarikind

Maribyrnong City Council encourages people to shop local and support local businesses with the #keepmarikind campaign. Visit www.maribyrnong.vic.gov.au/keepmarikind to check out the growing businesses...

Reshaping the road ahead

Each year, at the beginning of September, Marian College celebrates Founders Day (Brigidine Celebration Day), where the community looks back at the tradition and...

COVID-19 and family law

The coronavirus continues to be headline news across the world as Australia enters its fifth week of lockdown. Schetzer Papaleo Luddu (SPL Lawyers), a family...

World class foot, leg and knee treatments

Foot and knee pain as well as injuries and arthritis are very common, but so difficult to treat successfully. Despite this, it’s comforting to...

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Traumatic toilet birth

Lauren Green’s son made an unconventional entrance to the world – into a toilet. Lauren can see the funny side seven years on, but the...

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