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Man sought after girl assaulted on Williamstown bus

Crime Stoppers is appealing to the community to help identify a man who indecently assaulted a teenage girl on a bus at Williamstown on...

Williamstown shipyard work cuts a ‘wake-up call’

Williamstown’s BAE Systems shipyard will cut 30 jobs before Christmas with more to go unless the company secures government contracts to avoid a “valley...

Shore up your boating skills, urge Williamstown water police

Williamstown’s water police have issued a warning to boaters after two vessels ran aground on Sunday. Four people were aboard a boat that failed to...

Former PM Julia Gillard’s Altona home up for sale

Julia Gillard's furniture is gone, but an empty fruit bowl reminds me of the last glimpse I, and most other Australians, had of this...

Rail needed with freight-truck trips set to triple, crisis forum told

The inner-west faces a freight traffic nightmare within the next two decades, planning experts have warned. Dr Bill Russell told Melbourne’s Transport Crisis forum in...

Poultry row has Footscray chickens in limbo

Footscray residents fighting to bring home their evicted chickens argue Maribyrnong council’s new poultry-keeping guidelines are flawed. The guidelines for keeping chickens were prepared in...

Review finds ‘risky’ financial practices at Hobsons Bay

Hobsons Bay has been named as one of three metropolitan councils that used “risky” practices that could allow corruption in handing out ratepayer dollars...

St Stephens parishioners win church sale fight

EXCLUSIVE: St Stephens Uniting Church at Williamstown North will not be sold, with the parish’s victory against church leaders sparking a statewide revolt against...

Yarraville truck protest brings Somerville Road to standstill

Hundreds of demonstrators brought busy Somerville Road in Yarraville to a standstill today in a protest calling for truck curfews during school crossing times. Pupils...

Sandra Wilson elected new Hobsons Bay mayor

A new team of women has taken over the reins at Hobsons Bay council, with Sandra Wilson as mayor and Colleen Gates her deputy. The...

Sandra Wilson elected new Hobsons Bay mayor

A new team of women has taken over the reins at Hobsons Bay council, with Sandra Wilson as mayor and Colleen Gates her deputy. The...

Safety buffers probe a no go in Parliament

A plea for the Liberal Party to support a parliamentary inquiry into safety buffers between residential developments and major hazard facilities (MHFs) has been...

Truck action group to blockade busy Yarraville road

Protesters fighting to keep trucks away from schools during busy crossing times will shut down a Yarraville road next Tuesday. The Maribyrnong Truck Action Group...

Seaholme railway station anger as drivers booked

A commuter says she is disgusted after being booked for angle parking at Seaholme railway station, which recently underwent a controversial design change. In April,...

Grant Miles elected new Maribyrnong mayor

Independent councillor Grant Miles has been elected mayor of Maribyrnong in a special council meeting held Wednesday night. The first-time independent councillor was elected unopposed...

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Illegal rubbish dumping spikes

Bin contamination and illegal rubbish dumping have spiked in Maribyrnong following COVID-19 restrictions. Maribyrnong council is advising residents not to leave home to donate goods...