MARIBYRNONG | HOBSONS BAY

Having fun with poetry

The search is on for people with a disability who love to write poetry, to take part in a competition aimed at adding "something...

‘The Steve’ asked to leave

Sea Shepherd Australia's decommissioned flagship vessel, the Steve Irwin, has been asked to leave Williamstown. 'The Steve' was sold to Ship4Good founder Kerrie Goodall and has been...

Carter’s crusade

An Altona Meadows mother is pleading for help to get a Smart Pup out of Queensland for her young son who has autism. Amelia Baird,...

Altona man jailed for luring underage girls

Altona man Sean Michael McMillian will serve six months' jail for procuring underage girls for sexual activity. McMillian pleaded guilty in the County Court to two charges...

Worker tests positive at Altona North Woolworths

Woolworths has issued advice to shoppers after a worker at its Altona North supermarket in Borrack Square tested positive to COVID-19. The employee last worked...

Record development in Spotswood

Work has started on the largest residential development in Spotswood’s history, a $275 million, 334-dwelling apartment and retail complex. The Suleman Group family business will own...

Council reaches out

Hobsons Bay's heart is beating strongly with community connectors reaching out to support residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hobsons Bay council has launched the Community...

Funding ace for tennis club

Hobsons Bay council has received $1 million state government funding towards the redevelopment of 11 courts at Altona Tennis Club. It is believed the project’s...

Vale Tony Cassar

Tributes have flowed for Altona City Soccer Club stalwart, Tony Cassar (12.6.45-28.8.20). Mr Cassar migrated to Australia from Malta with his family in 1956 and...

COVID spurs council tilt

The COVID-19 crisis has spurred a young community leader to leap into the race to serve on Maribyrnong council. Mohamed Semra, 21, said the way...

Jetty collapse prompts closures

A pier and two jetties at Williamstown have been closed amid fears for public safety after a section of Boyd Jetty collapsed, leaving the...

Polluting vehicle ban bid

Polluting vehicles should be banned from entering an inner-west "low emission zone" for three hours a day to protect children, a report to the...

Maribyrnong Council ‘aghast’ at disturbing puzzle

Maribyrnong Council has been forced to issue a public apology after distributing a word puzzle embedded with a highly disturbing phrase to thousands of...

Community heart beats

Williamstown’s yacht clubs and businesses have thrown a lifeline to Santorini Greek restaurant after its chimney caught fire. Restaurant owners Craig and Claire Turton say...

Williamstown’s anti-whaling history retold on Father’s Day

Williamstown’s anti-whaling history, recent and past, will be highlighted when Sea Shepherd’s Captain Paul Watson gives a Father’s Day reading from his book. The War...

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Succeed. Belong. Learn.

Starting school is the first little step into your child’s big future. If you are thinking of enrolling your child into primary school next...