MARIBYRNONG | HOBSONS BAY

Award recognises long history of anti-ageism

Maidstone-based aged care support service Australian Multicultural Community Services' chief executive Elizabeth Drozd has received the Executive Leader award in the 2022 Leading Age...

High-rise homes for those in need in Footscray

St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria's housing provider VincentCare Community Housing has taken the first step towards welcoming 92 new community housing opportunities...

Data highlights slower ambulance response times across Hobsons Bay

The number of code one ambulance responses to callouts within Hobsons Bay which arrived within 15 minutes within the April to June period have...

Police charge Altona man with fraud offence and seize luxury cars

Criminal Proceeds Squad detectives have charged a 64-year-old Altona man and seized two luxury vehicles following an investigation into fraud and unexplained wealth. Police executed...

Free masks at testing sites and across public transport

The state government has announced more than three million masks would be made available to the public through its state-run testing sites, community health...

Call to save historic trees

Maribyrnong council has begun works to remove 12 heritage-listed trees along Footscray's Bunbury Street, despite an online petition attracting more than 600 signatures calling...

Show and tell on for university

Prospective Victoria University students, friends and family members are encouraged to come and see the Footscray Park campus facilities in person as part...

Students’ spectactular skills on show

A number of students across Maribyrnong and Hobsons Bay are gearing up to put on a show as part of the 2022 Victorian State...

Dental wait times returns to normal post-COVID conditions

IPC Health's Hobsons Bay dental care waiting lists have returned to normal post-COVID conditions, according to IPC Health chief executive Jayne Nelson. She said a...

Skipping ahead for Prep celebration

Laverton P-12 College’s Prep students lived a day in the shoes of a 100-year-old to celebrate their 100th day of Prep. P-4 assistant principal Dianne...

Nashville meets Yarraville in new country album

Yarraville country music duo The Long and Short of It, Patsy Toop OAM and David Baird, have an unspoken language that they have developed...

Further support for historical collection capturing Aboriginal activism history

Victoria University's Aboriginal History Archive has received a $15,000 boost towards documenting documenting the history of Aboriginal activism over the past 100 years. VU...

Truck collides with cyclist in Footscray

Westgate Highway Patrol officers have appealed for anyone with any information on a collision between a truck and a cyclist in Footscray on Friday,...

A love for family, learning and Scrabble

Baptcare Westhaven Community Footscray resident Audrey Clifton has seen the world transform around her over the past 100 years. However, one thing has never changed:...

Skating supports global eye health

Yarraville speed skater Saffron Canny-Smith is taking a unique approach towards completing the Fred Hollows Foundation's Fred's Big Run campaign. Instead of running or walking...

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Calling for more injecting rooms

A public health institute has co-released a report in support of introducing a second safe injecting room for Melbourne, with one of the report's...