MARIBYRNONG | HOBSONS BAY

Changing face of business in coronavirus shutdown

A Williamstown seamstress who turned her hand to making masks after her business closed, is giving away about 400 each day. Nhi "Annie" Tran said...

CEO given emergency powers

Hobsons Bay's chief executive has been given more powers in the COVID-19 state of emergency, enabling him to make decisions if a councillor majority...

Waste drop-off rubbished

Hobsons Bay council has been criticised for asking people to drop off excess rubbish at its operations centre on Saturdays amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In...

Portraits document social distancing

A Kingsville photographer is putting the human face on the social isolation being forced by the COVID-19 pandemic. Strict social distancing rules have all but...

Police patrol lockdown

Police have made more than 4000 spot checks in local streets as Victoria's coronavirus cases climb, stage 3 restrictions came into effect and the...

Wills on wheels in coronavirus shutdown

An Altona North lawyer is offering to do “wills on wheels“ for people while they stay home during the coronavirus shutdown. Russell Cocks, principal at...

Last drinks at the pubs of Williamstown

It’s a waiting game for everyone, says Michael Sneddon, as he stands in his shuttered Prince Albert Hotel. The Williamstown publican also holds the lease...

Heroes behind the 3D masks

A Williamstown coffee roaster has joined a group of community-spirited “makers and hackers“ using 3D printing to help save lives in the coronavirus pandemic. James...

Government must act now to save public interest journalism

Star Weekly The Public Interest Journalism Initiative (PIJI) is calling on the Federal Government to put in place emergency measures to save the country’s news...

Delivering some good news

When Andy Fithall began his new job he hit the ground running. Just three weeks later the world was a very different place. The Kingsville father...

Staying connected key to wellbeing

Regular routine, exercise, sleep and being “ in the moment” are all vital to maintaining wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a mental...

Coronavirus count in Maribyrnong and Hobsons Bay

Twelve people in Maribyrnong and Hobsons Bay have been diagnosed with COVID-19 as the number of cases across Victoria reached 520 as at Thursday. Department...

19 Sands Place, Williamstown 3016

This is one sophisticated abode. Oozing luxe, the tri-level – plus rooftop terrace – residence is a mere three-minute saunter across Sadler Reserve to...

Man wielding weapons struck by police car at Altona

A man wielding an axe handle and knife has been struck by a police car at Altona overnight. Police were called to a report of...

Call for coronavirus testing clinic at Altona North

One of the 100 “GP respiratory clinics”promised by the federal government could be established at Altona North. Respiratory clinics are specialist clinics for people who...

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Wills on wheels in coronavirus shutdown

An Altona North lawyer is offering to do “wills on wheels“ for people while they stay home during the coronavirus shutdown. Russell Cocks, principal at...