MARIBYRNONG | HOBSONS BAY

My Place: Rob Richardson

Altona’s Rob Richardson last week celebrated his 80th birthday and reflected on a lifetime of community involvement with Goya Dmytryshchak. What’s your connection to Hobsons...

Altona student a national history champion

An Altona student has won a national history contest for her research into Australian prisoners of war taken captive by the Japanese and Germans...

Jonathon Marsden leads Hobsons Bay council again

Second-term Greens councillor Jonathon Marsden has become Hobsons Bay mayor for the second time. He was first elected to Strand ward in 2016 and previously...

Bringing Maribyrnong to life

Summer has arrived and people are flocking to Maribyrnong's new outdoor parklets and outdoor dining areas, which are set to stay for up to...

Roving angels delight

Internationally renowned street theatre company Born in a Taxi delighted passersby with their Illuminated Angels roving performance in Altona, Williamstown and Laverton last week. The...

Dancing Dog’s revival by Mamma Chen’s

Saved from the clutches of developers, the former Dancing Dog Cafe site in Footscray may reopen as a live music venue operated by a...

Teens give back for Christmas

Hobsons Bay teenagers are taking part in the ’Teens Give Back’ Christmas campaign, filling hundreds of bags with food and essential items for Christmas. The...

Pizza a work of art

A pizza called Best in the West has been created for the Art and Industry Festival. It's part of an event dubbed ‘Our Secret West’...

Succeeding the VU way

In an Australian first, 650 students will next month graduate from Victoria University after completing their studies in block mode.
 Block teaching, introduced at VU in...

The coronavirus chronicle

The lollipop lady waiting for children who never come, a chilling experience of a COVID ward, families separated by borders. Together Apart: Life in...

Laverton Skate Centre a COVID casualty

The little rink that could, can no more. It is the end of an era with the closure of one of Melbourne's original roller skating...

Phillip Galea sentenced to 12 years for terror crimes

A Braybrook man has been sentenced to 12 years' jail for planning terror attacks and preparing a handbook for terrorists. Phillip Galea, 36, was sentenced...

Plea for staffy puppy stolen from Maidstone

The owners of a stolen staffy puppy are pleading for his return. Footscray police are appealing for public help to find the dog stolen from...

Rainbows of hope at Scienceworks

Scienceworks reopened this week with a rainbow theme to mark the end of a cloudy period. The Spotswood education and tourism drawcard had operated virtually during...

Share your vision for Spotswood

Is it the Westgate Punt ferry service between Spotswood and Port Melbourne or Hobsons Bay’s biggest tourism drawcard, Scienceworks? Could it be having a coffee...

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Roving angels delight

Internationally renowned street theatre company Born in a Taxi delighted passersby with their Illuminated Angels roving performance in Altona, Williamstown and Laverton last week. The...