MARIBYRNONG | HOBSONS BAY

Keep your kids busy and the planet happy

With the next round of school holidays quickly approaching, many parents and guardians in Maribyrnong and Hobsons Bay may be scratching their heads trying...

Continence care left out of the federal budget

Following the recent announcement of the federal budget, the Continence Foundation of Australia is calling for further action to support the millions of Australians,...

Living out retirement to the fullest

In a recent survey conducted by Savvy, it has been revealed that 91.6 per cent of Australians, such as those in Maribyrnong and Hobsons...

Open day at Snobs Creek Hatchery

The Victorian Fisheries Authority’s Snobs Creek hatchery is welcoming visitors, like residents from Maribyrnong and Hobsons Bay, to the site over the school holidays,...

Building regulator issues more than $180,000 in penalties

The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) has given more than $180,000 in penalties over the last three months to building practitioners breaching industry legislation. A total...

The benefits of craft in an uncertain world

There’s no doubt about it, the last two years have been a rollercoaster ride of change, fear and uncertainty. However, one thing that many...

Piggy in the middle

With the cost of living increasing, now is a better time than ever to teach children in Maribyrnong and Hobsons Bay about the importance...

Four easy ways to save water around your garden

Whether you love your lawn or want to grow a tropical oasis in your backyard, for gardeners in Maribyrnong and Hobsons Bay, being water-wise...

Be prepared and take the hassle out of holidays

Residents of Maribyrnong and Hobsons Bay, the following is a message from VACC Chief Executive Officer, Geoff Gwilym: We are approaching school holiday time and...

Reach out for help with AA

Maribyrnong and Hobsons Bay residents, the following is a message from Alcoholics Anonymous Central Service Office: What is AA? Alcoholics Anonymous is an organisation whose...

Must-know changes to housing and super

The federal government recently made several changes to super provisions relating to housing that may result in an easier path into the market for...

Ear we go again

It is a common misconception that hearing loss is an issue that is usually only faced by older people. However, hearing loss is certainly...

Continence Foundation supports High Court’s Johnson and Johnson decision

The Continence Foundation of Australia has expressed its support of the High Court’s decision to reject a pharmaceutical giant’s bid for appeal against the...

Sustainability responsibility

Sustainability is a focus of many schools these days, with students often encouraged to engage in practices such as packing ‘nude’ lunches, recycling and...

Recognising depression in older people

Though around 10 to 15 people in every 100 older people experience depression, most are less likely than people in younger age groups to...

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Calling for more injecting rooms

A public health institute has co-released a report in support of introducing a second safe injecting room for Melbourne, with one of the report's...