MARIBYRNONG | HOBSONS BAY

West Footscray to be awash with colour

West Footscray will be ablaze with colour this Saturday as residents and visitors celebrate the food, dance and colours of the community. They’ll be invited...

MY PLACE

What is your connection with the Sunbury and Macedon Ranges area? I have a lifelong connection with the area. I spent my childhood at Mount...

Seddon Festival is back to delight

The inner-west’s kaleidoscope of fun days continues this Saturday with the return of the popular Seddon Festival. An expanded range of acts, stalls and activities...

Ghost signs reveal Melbourne’s lost history

Yarraville blogger and psychogeographer Nick Gadd has spent years walking around Melbourne exploring the history of ‘ghost signs’ – faded signage – on buildings. Psychogeography,...

Sleepout … not so cosy for students at a Braybrook school

Students at a Braybrook school are spreading the word about the plight of Melbourne’s homeless. Caroline Chisholm Catholic College students and staff recently spent the...

Keeping old-time dancing alive in Hobsons Bay

The tradition of old-time dancing is keeping the jive alive in Hobsons Bay. Altona Sports Club’s John Dawson said Saturday night dances started at the...

7 things to do this weekend

From laughing out loud to classic cars and winter arts, here's seven things to do around the north west this weekend.   Cherry Laughter Club Where: Cherry...

Pokemon GO hunters flock to Altona beach

Pokemon GO fans are flocking to Altona beach, with businesses reporting up to 300 extra customers a day. Altona Pines fish and chip shop owner...

Don’t miss the plains down in Werribee Zoo

Young explorers will come face to face with lions, rhinos, giraffes and hippos on a safari tour through Werribee Open Range Zoo. An African-themed adventure...

Exhibition explores sexuality and disability

Internationally-acclaimed photographer Belinda Mason explores sexuality and disability in her exhibition at Newport. The Outing Disability installation is part of an exhibition developed by Family...

Art show attracts wide range of entries

Artists from around Australia have submitted works for this weekend’s Hobsons Bay Art Show, which opens with a gala preview in Williamstown on Friday. More...

Miss Friby brings her burlesque best to Footscray

Cabaret is coming to the west as Footscray’s own Miss Friby teams up with The Reverence Hotel for a special run of shows. Australia’s Got...

Volunteer Olly in full voice to make a difference for young / Video

Williamstown’s Olly Tripodi says he has a “once-in-a-generation” chance to make real change after becoming one of five Australians shortlisted to become MTV’s Millennial...

18 furry fans of the Western Bulldogs

After their historic win on Saturday, the Western Bulldogs are set to play in their first AFL grand final in 55 years. Since the victory,...

Paola Balla exhibition comes to Footscray

A Footscray artist is exploring Aboriginal sovereignty, de-colonisation and identity in a new exhibition. Paola Balla’s Born into Sovereignty, Live in Sovereignty, a collection of...

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Newport RSL appeals for volunteers

Volunteers are being sought by the Newport RSL Sub-branch to help raise funds for this year's ANZAC Appeal. President Bob Gladysz said the sub-branch aimed...