MARIBYRNONG | HOBSONS BAY

Ducktober challenge

Residents in Melbourne’s north and west are being challenged to take part in the Ducktober campaign. The campaign asks participants to immerse themselves in water...

Career in child protection ‘an absolute privilege’

Emily Ellis says that making a difference in the lives of families is a major reason why she loves working in child protection. Miss Ellis...

United’s support for business

Western United is hoping to give back to the community and a local business that has really struggled throughout the pandemic. The club on Friday...

Paying it forward with pizza

Happy Camper Pizza in Braybrook is running a “pizza-it-forward” initiative, donating pizzas to Duke Street Community House to make a positive impact on their...

Stepping up for mental health

Point Cook firefighter Karthick Thanigaimani has encouraged others to speak up about mental health after he participated in the Firefighter Stair Climb Challenge. The virtual...

Sustainable procurement and investment

Council is currently in the process of reviewing both its Procurement and Investment policies, with a view to (among other things) ensuring a stronger...

Future-proofing Newport Lakes

Hobsons Bay residents are being encouraged to have their say on a plan to "future-proof" one of the municipality's most popular recreation spaces -...

Family’s MND journey

Hoppers Crossing man Dave Steele says that he and his family have experienced “lots of laughs and lots of tears” since he was diagnosed...

Wheel turns on bike lanes

Communities from Footscray to Yarraville will soon be better connected to schools, shops, and work with new pop-up bike lanes. The 20km Footscray Pop-up Links...

Issac’s kind gesture

Kingsville Primary School grade six pupil Issac has taken his final school project to another level. As part of the last assignment, pupils had to...

Study tour focuses on democracy

Students with a keen interest in civics and citizenship can apply for the opportunity to deepen their knowledge and critical thinking through an immersive onshore...

Building a healthier future

Yarraville mother of two, Ashika has been named as a community champion as part of a new initiative striving to create a healthier future...

Aged care home introduces rapid COVID testing

Visitors, staff and contractors at an Altona North aged care home will be required to under take a rapid COVID-19 antigen test under a...

Speed limits lowered

Cyclists, pedestrians and drivers in Braybrook, Maidstone and Maribyrnong will benefit from a safer road environment following the introduction of reduced speed limits on...

Program dishes out thousands of meals

The Nourish Project food relief program has provided locals with more than 3000 meals so far this year and rescued more than 1.4 tons...

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Concern as homelessness sector ‘inundated’

Homelessness workers in the northern and western suburbs say they are being “inundated” with requests for crisis accommodation. They are calling on the state government...