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Footscray a firm favourite for Sally Quinn

Creating meaningful jobs and helping save the environment are all in a day’s work for Green Collect co-founder and proud Footscray local Sally Quinn.   What...

My Place: Rosa McKenna

Rosa McKenna loves Spotswood, or 'Spotty' as it is affectionately called by locals. She speaks with Goya Dmytryshchak.   What’s your connection to Hobsons Bay?   My great...

My Place: Gabi Duke

Altona Meadows' Gabi Duke, Hobsons Bay's Young Citizen of the Year in 2014, speaks with Goya Dmytryshchak.   What’s your connection to Hobsons Bay?   I live in...

My Place: Zoya Martin

Altona's Zoya Martin has photographed the hands of Hobsons Bay workers for an exhibition featured in this month's Art & Industry Festival. She speaks with...

Adam Chalabi on why he has settled in Seaholme

Adam Chalabi, who started playing violin at age four, is the first violinist with Tinalley String Quartet and performs for audiences across the world. He...

Yarraville’s Will Larsen on his Melbourne Fringe Festival show

Award-winning Yarraville percussionist, drummer and composer Will Larsen tells Benjamin Millar his Melbourne Fringe Festival show has something special in store for music and...

Author Maxine Beneba Clarke on publishing her memoir

Yarraville author Maxine Beneba Clarke has just published her memoir, and has a children’s book due out soon, but she tells Benjamin Millar she...

Lachlan McCracken on his passion for social justice

Seaholme’s Lachlan McCracken, 18, has been chosen as one of this year’s World Vision youth ambassadors. He tells Goya Dmytryshchak about his passion for social...

Geoff Mitchelmore on his passion for the environment

Altona North’s Geoff Mitchelmore is a former industrial chemist who has devoted his life to greening Kororoit Creek. He speaks with Goya Dmytryshchak.   What’s your connection...

Yarraville artist Erika Gofton on her passion for the arts

Yarraville artist Erika Gofton, part of the passionate team behind The Art Room, tells Benjamin Millar the new Footscray space offers a world of...

Richard Mataska talks about his deep connection with Brooklyn

Brooklyn’s Richard Mataska spent eight years playing piano at Melbourne’s most prestigious bars before returning to uni to complete an education degree and becoming...

Therese McKenney calls Hobsons Bay home

Former Sydneysider Therese McKenney has found her place after moving to Hobsons Bay. She tells Goya Dmytryshchak how she made the big move as...

My Place: Sandra Willis

Williamstown’s Sandra Willis conceived the idea for Australian Opera’s multi award-winning production, The Rabbits, a story of white settlement in Australia and the effect...

My Place: Trevor Monti

Barrister, Ned Kelly buff and Williamstown Football Club’s longest-serving president Trevor Monti talks to Goya Dmytryshchak   What’s your connection to Hobsons Bay? I have lived in...

My Place: Heather Horrocks, Footscray

Heather Horrocks, Footscray writer, artist and community leader, has dedicated herself to revealing the true heart of the Footscray community for more than two decades....

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Centre reopens with trio of exhibitions

Footscray community arts centre is coming back with a bang, officially opening three exhibitions this Saturday. BOLD, Let's Pull Things Apart Together and Hyphenated Biennial:...

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