MARIBYRNONG | HOBSONS BAY

50 years of spiritual support

Williamstown's Church of Spiritual Enlightenment has celebrated 50 years of history supporting people through their spiritual lives. Launched in 1972, the church has helped members...

Taking out ocean trash

A cleaner Hobsons Bay coast line has arrived, after a group of volunteers removed 151 kilograms of waste recently. Hobsons Bay residents joined with Suzuki...

Maribyrnong road outlook for future applauded at road safety awards

Maribyrnong council has received recognition for its Holistic Approach to its Road Safety program at the 11th annual Australian Road Safety Awards. The Australian Road...

Helping hands make light work of tree plantings

Laverton Community Children's Centre welcomed more greenery into their garden recently. Children and staff helped Hobsons Bay council staff members plant indigenous trees and plants...

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...

Swapping sugar for fresh food

Altona Meadows' Fedah Kaddour is giving up all things sweet and sugary for a good cause next month. Along with her fellow employees at the...

Bizarre twilight treats

Colourful puppet creatures and dance skills will be on show as part of this month's Bizarre Bazaar twilight market at Seaworks on Friday, August...

Stairway to better mental health support

Footscray firefighter Gregor Bush is gearing up for the ninth annual Melbourne Firefighter Stair Climb. He will join about 600 other volunteers and paid professionals...

Altona Meadows aquatic facility plans out for comment

Hobsons Bay council has progressed with plans for a state-of-the-art aquatics centre in Altona Meadows, which would lead to the decommissioning of the Laverton...

Broadening comfort zones through yoga, dress-up and dance

Moving to the beat and keeping active has been one of the main highlights on the schedule for the recently opened Billy Button Children's...

Two-thirds of western businesses concerned about skill shortages

More than a third of employers in the western suburbs of Melbourne have indicated that they are lagging behind in terms of required skills,...

From The Archives

Star Weekly looks back through the pages of our predecessors. 40 years ago August 17, 1982 Footscray North Primary School principal David Graham is the new Altona...

A fair go in sport for all

The state government has launched a new initiative to better ensure equitable access to everyone to community sport, including in Maribyrnong and Hobsons Bay....

Community Calendar

Want your event listed? Community Calendar is made available free of charge to not-for-profit organisations to keep the public informed of special events and...

Re-connecting with each other post-COVID

As a local government councillor and through insights gained as a mental health occupational therapist, I am extremely aware of the personal and social...

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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...