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Breakthrough for better access to palliative care for people with disability

A new, faster pathway to better meet the needs of people living with disabilities and a terminal diagnosis has been discovered. Palliative Care Australia (PCA)...

Bowel cancer screening now available to 45-49 year olds

Victorians aged 45-49, including those in Melton and Moorabool, can now order a free bowel screening test. The new eligibility comes due to significant...

‘Camaraderie’ and ‘connection’ drives Melton production

Elves, orcs, dragons, and warriors are coming to Melton this week, with Melton Performing Arts bringing acclaimed playwright Qui Nguyen’s She Kills Monsters to...

AFLW practice games for free

The AFL is pleased to announce that the upcoming AFLW Practice Matches will be free to attend for all fans. The Practice Matches will...

Navigating the hook turn

An RACV poll has found that 44 per cent of Victorian respondents feel hook turns are the most challenging driving practice on Victorian roads....

Comedy and characters at Crossroads

For a play about a disappointing Friday night at the pub, the Wyndham Theatre Company putting its latest production, After Dinner, on Friday and...

Impact of Derrimut fire being monitored

Hobsons Bay council is working closely with Environment Protection Authority (EPA) Victoria and Brimbank council to manage the impact of Wednesday’s Derrimut industrial fire...

Experience the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics at Fed Square

Melbourne residents are in for a treat this summer as Federation Square lights up in green and gold to celebrate the 2024 Olympic and...

CFA unveils new tanker

The CFA have unveiled its latest truck: the prototype light tanker. Considered a leap forward in firefighting capabilities, the new prototype features improved safety, manoeuvrability...

Community grants open

Applications for Maribyrnong Council's community grants program are now open. There are three categories of funding catering to projects of varying scales: small grants of...

Willin Wimmin and Moira Smiley event

The local Williamstown women's choir, Willin Wimmin, hosted a workshop with musician Moira Smiley on Wednesday, July 10, at The Bridge Church Hall.  Smiley, from...

Speed lowered on Hopkins Street

Footscray residents and Maribyrnong council have welcomed the reduction of the speed limit on Hopkins Street, but say the government needs to take further...

Sensory library launches

Maribyrnong residents can now attend the new sensory library at West Footscray Neighbourhood House. The library, which had its launch event on Wednesday, July 10,...

Treatment plant to be open to the public

For more than 20 years, a massive land art project at the Altona Treatment Plant has been closed to the public but those people...

Mayor joins Plastic Free July challenge

Hobsons Bay mayor Matt Tyler is urging residents to avoid single-use plastics this month. Cr Tyler is taking part in Plastic Free July, a global...

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Traumatic toilet birth

Lauren Green’s son made an unconventional entrance to the world – into a toilet. Lauren can see the funny side seven years on, but the...

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