MARIBYRNONG | HOBSONS BAY

Friendly tone counts for three tech-savvy Yarraville mates

Three tech-savvy Yarraville mates are bringing true tone and character to social media with the launch of their new app. Jimmy Stojkovski (originally from Point...

Pipedreams artwork a warm welcome to Maribyrnong parklands

A spectacular steel creation by acclaimed sculptor Matthew Harding is welcoming visitors to a popular Maribyrnong park. Maribyrnong council commissioned the Pipedreams public sculpture for...

West Projections returns to Footscray in August

People can walk the ‘light fantastic’ at Footscray next month, with the return of West Projections. Footscray will be transformed after dark over three weekends...

Yarraville comedian skewers morning TV

Yarraville comedian Zoe McDonald is set to skewer morning television in her latest show for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. After sell-out seasons at the...

Enjoy the fruits of spring at the Strawberries and Cherries Weekend

As spring fever descends on Bacchus Marsh, tens of thousands of people are expected to flock to town for the annual Strawberries and Cherries...

Exploring domestic violence through body-art

An eye-catching exhibition exploring the silent stories of domestic violence has been unveiled in Footscray. Ninety students from Victoria University’s diploma of specialist make-up course...

Women wept for Great War’s impact

A new exhibition opening in Footscray tonight lifts the veil on the terrible impact war has on the women it leaves to pick up...

Enjoy seafood from Pier to Plate

Pier to Plate, the festival for all seafood lovers is on again at Seaworks as part of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival and...

Footscray artist to send portraits around the world

A Footscray photographer is capturing slices of local life to share across the globe. Ashlee Laing is setting up his ArtsBox shipping container outside Footscray...

Macbeth hits Footscray stage

A western suburbs theatre group is marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death with a gender-flipped version of the Bard’s most famous tragedy. The wit...

West’s best up-and-coming musical talent get a ‘Push Start’

The west’s best up-and-coming musical talent will be on show this Saturday when ‘’ takes over Footscray’s Phoenix Youth Hub. SK Simeon will light up...

Children chalk up anti-obesity fun at Dinjerra Primary School

SEE VIDEO BELOW YMCA Victoria is tackling the rising rate of childhood obesity with an old-school approach. A YMCA survey shows cost, safety fears and lack...

Community Calendar: July 17-25

Third age learning U3A Hobsons Bay needs new members for classes, including computers, craft and bridge. 83 Bayview Street. ■ Ralph, 9397 2358 Ancient dance Dance performance In...

5 things to do in Maribyrnong/Hobsons Bay

  From a car show to a cake stall, here's 5 things to do in the Maribyrnong and Hobsons Bay areas.   Car torque The Hobsons Bay Men’s...

Hilux still lifts above its weight

The Toyota Hilux DC SR5 is more truck than car. It’s big, has a grungy diesel sound, bounces around when empty and turns like...

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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...