MARIBYRNONG | HOBSONS BAY

Call for legal education

An organisation providing free legal help for people in Melbourne's west is calling on the state government to provide school and TAFE-based education on work...

International students to return

International students are likely to start returning to Victoria by the end of the year. The Victorian state government announced on Friday it submitted its...

Lanes closed after West Gate Freeway collision

Three of the four citybound lanes are closed on the West Gate Freeway at Williamstown Road following a collision. Delays are significant, with queues back...

Community Calendar

Want your event listed? Community Calendar is made available free of charge to not-for-profit organisations to keep the public informed of special events and...

Yarnbombing for mental health

Trees have been yarnbombed in Yarraville’s Cruickshank Park for mental health awareness. The initiative is part of the Blue Tree Project and marks World Mental Health...

Briefs

Man's body found The body of a man found in Maribyrnong on Monday is believed to be that of missing person Huu Lai. Mr Hai...

Trio jailed for drugs, sexual assaulting children

Three Werribee men have been jailed for giving drugs to and sexually assaulting two young girls, and now face deportation. Rahamutullah Rahamutullah, Mohammed Nuramin and...

Right here, right now

Footscray is home to a new StreetWORKS mural by local artist, Andy Robertson. The StreetWORKS program supports the arts while discouraging graffiti and tagging. Named Right...

Body of missing man found in Maribyrnong

The body of a man found in Maribyrnong on Monday is believed to be that of missing person Huu Lai. Mr Hai was reported missing...

Share your love for Laverton

As a mum and someone who has been heavily involved in the local community, I would like to share some council initiatives that may...

Tackling homelessness at school

Victoria University has partnered with Hope Street youth homelessness service to roll out a school-based homelessness prevention program in Melbourne's north-west. Peter Gill, a senior...

Turn bans to stop rat-running in Seabrook

Turn ban signs are being installed in Point Cook Road at Seabrook to stop traffic rat-running through local roads in morning peaks. Hobsons Bay council...

Volunteer teachers sought to give children a chance

A Footscray-based organisation supporting African Australians is seeking teachers and volunteers to support schoolchildren during the COVID-19 pandemic. Africause founder Berhan Ahmed said his organisation had been...

New partnership a boost of VU students

Victoria University has partnered with Belgravia Leisure to help increase employment pathways and opportunities for students studying health, wellbeing and leisure. The new partnership will...

Crime drops in Maribyrnong and Hobsons Bay

Footscray was the worst suburb for crime in the city of Maribyrnong in the year ending June 30, while Williamstown was the most crime-ridden suburb in...

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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...