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Footscray dog’s death prompts poison fears

A Footscray resident who believes her family’s pet dog was deliberately killed is warning pet owners to take extra care when walking their pets. Sonia...

‘Unconscionable’ in Footscray market dealings

The state government has been found to be “unconscionable” in its dealings with fresh fruit and vegetable wholesalers and growers as they negotiate their...

Kids get on board in bid for Yarraville high school

A giant board game unveiled on Monday is the latest volley in the fight for a local high school in the Yarraville area. Scores of...

Lights, camera … win for Footscray City College

A documentary exploring the lives of Sea Shepherd volunteers fighting to stop whaling in the Southern Ocean has won a film festival award. Footscray City...

Lights, camera … win for Footscray City College

A documentary exploring the lives of Sea Shepherd volunteers fighting to stop whaling in the Southern Ocean has won a film festival award. Footscray City...

Vietnamese fun, study for Footscray Primary School pupils

A group of Footscray Primary School pupils has touched down in Vietnam for a two-week study tour. Principal Philip Fox is leading the 19 year...

Excellence win for Vic Uni student

Victoria University student Tessa McLachlan has won the inaugural Todd Blake Student Award, presented to a VU student for excellence in the tourism, events...

Children ‘displaced’ over kindergarten rules

Concerns have been raised that three-year-olds have been “displaced” because of federal government regulations requiring kinders to provide 15 hours a week for four-year-olds. The...

Councillors go to top of the class

HOBSONS Bay councillors swapped their chambers for the classroom last week as they headed back to school for the Principal for a Day program. The...

SKY school review ‘flawed’

A COMMUNITY group pushing for the return of a high school to the Yarraville area is stepping up its campaign to mark its 10th...

Student numbers plummet after TAFE cuts

SAVAGE state government cuts to TAFE funding have forced steep drops in enrolments, figures released last week reveal.The Education Department’s 2013 Victorian Training Market...

Altona parents fearful after rain uncovers asbestos at school playground

PARENTS have raised concerns about asbestos uncovered by recent rain on Altona Primary School oval,  which is  expected to be removed while children are...

Schools still in doubt over Gonski

EVERY government school in the western suburbs would benefit from the federal government’s National Plan for School Improvement, according to figures released by Labor....

School choices a primary concern

Choosing a child's primary school is a big decision, but once secondary school time rolls around chances are the decision will be made with...

School choices a primary concern

Choosing a child's primary school is a big decision, but once secondary school time rolls around chances are the decision will be made with...

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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...