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Experiences of the pandemic

Four Hobsons Bay residents share their experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic and their hopes and fears in their own words as told to Goya...

Harnessing the sun

Hobsons Bay could become the first Australian council to provide cheaper green electricity to the community by mid-2021, as it begins to roll out...

‘Selfish and pathetic’: Second giant sculpture vandalised

A second giant sculpture along a popular western suburbs' trail has been cut at its base in act of "selfish and pathetic" vandalism. The kangaroo...

Toxic chemicals to be removed from Brooklyn site

Toxic chemicals stored just 420 metres from Brooklyn homes will be removed after Brimbank council refused to grant a private company a retrospective permit...

Traders rates win

Hobsons Bay traders have had a win with commercial rates set to drop by an average of 1.91 per cent under the council's 2020-21...

Call for lockdown ‘buddy’ system

An Altona North family-owned-and-operated psychology clinic inundated with clients says Victorians could benefit from New Zealand's buddy system during lockdown. Hobsons Bay Psychology owner and...

Snake sightings tipped to rise

Snake season is just around the corner and this year's will be a little different due to COVID-19. Stewart Gatt aka Stewy the Snake Catcher...

The truth is out there

People are being invited to film their reaction to a UFO sighting for a movie being made during Victoria's COVID-19 lockdowns. Toxic Alien Zombie Babes...

Submissions object to rates rise

Hobsons Bay council has received 66 submissions in response to this year's draft budget, with more than two-thirds objecting to proposed rates increases. Under the...

Clever little Squirrls

An inner-west business manufacturing undies that hide your valuables has turned its hand to masks amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Squirrls - pronounced 'squirrels' - launched...

One-way ‘the wrong way’

Seaholme residents are protesting council plans to make their streets one-way, saying claims that their streets are too narrow for two-way traffic are unjustified. A...

End of an era for Altona

It's the end of an era for the Sarros name in Pier Street with the retirement of Altona pharmacist Tom Sarros. Mr Sarros has sold...

Altona North nursing home linked to 24 COVID-19 cases

An Altona North nursing home taken over by a state government health service has now been linked to 29 COVID-19 cases. Florence Aged Care Facility...

Seven coronavirus deaths linked with Yarraville aged care home

Emergency medical reinforcements have swept into the Doutta Galla Yarraville Village aged care facility, where almost 60 residents and staff have tested positive for...

Altona Coles worker tests positive

A worker from Altona Coles has tested positive to COVID-19. Coles said in a statement the employee last worked at the Pier Street supermarket...

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Succeed. Belong. Learn.

Starting school is the first little step into your child’s big future. If you are thinking of enrolling your child into primary school next...