MARIBYRNONG | HOBSONS BAY

Extra police on the way

Hobsons Bay, Maribyrnong and Wyndham will receive 44 extra police, it was announced on Monday. The area, known as Westgate Division, received the lion's share...

Project pinpointing where people do and don’t feel safe

Maribyrnong council is one of 20 Victorian municipalities participating in an online project where women and gender-diverse people may identify public areas where they...

Move to improve air quality in the inner west

Hobsons Bay council has moved to improve the health of residents in Brooklyn, which has the eighth highest air pollution concentrations in Australia and...

Puppets to light up Seaworks in Williamstown

Large-scale puppetry company, A Blanck Canvas will host a one-night-only 'Puppet Mayhem' event in Williamstown this month to celebrate the return of the arts...

Milestone for kinder

Cooraminta Children’s Centre on Saturday celebrated its 30th anniversary. The centre is one of the largest community-based early years' services in Hobsons Bay with more than 300...

Marathon effort for kids

Altona mother-of-three Melissa Searle is running seven marathons in seven days to raise funds for Bravehearts, helping prevent child sexual assault and exploitation. The assistant...

Smile Squad on the road

Pupils at Footscray City and Albion North primary schools were among the first beneficiaries of free dental check-ups, with Smile Squad vans back on...

There’s a real buzz around centre

Laverton Community Children’s Centre is abuzz with a beehive bringing joy to the children. Educational leader Tina Ludvigsen said the beehive had provided many new and surprising learning...

Williamstown beach clean-up mission

He's starred alongside Meryl Streep and played with Jimmy Barnes but for the past eight years, Mark Clarke has been cleaning up Williamstown beach. The Wyndham Vale resident has retired...

Social housing denied in Seddon

A proposal to allow affordable/social housing instead of student accommodation at a Seddon address has been refused by Maribyrnong council after strong opposition from...

Blurring lines of humans, technology

A robotics exhibition at Scienceworks provides a glimpse into what the future could look like. 'Born or Built? Our Robotic Future', developed by Questacon, explores...

ParKanDo upbeat as face-to-face dance classes return

A group for people living with Parkinson’s this month resumes face-to-face meetings and dance classes for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic. Brooklyn’s Pam...

Bid to keep Newport’s railway heritage

Hobsons Bay council has moved to prevent the state government’s planned removal of railway heritage groups from the heritage-listed Newport Railway Workshops. The government recently...

Maribyrnong municipal charge reviewed in budget

Maribyrnong council has released its draft 2021-22 budget, which includes an average 1.5 per cent rate rise, a review of the municipal charge and...

Rubbish bin upsize for all?

All Hobsons Bay households could be able to upsize their garbage bins free of charge under a proposal to be debated at a June...

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Milestone for kinder

Cooraminta Children’s Centre on Saturday celebrated its 30th anniversary. The centre is one of the largest community-based early years' services in Hobsons Bay with more than 300...