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New Altona Pier Designs Expected To Be Finalised Mid-2022

New schematic designs for the Altona Pier have been released with details expected to be finalised mid-2022 and construction due to be completed by late 2023The Andrews Labor Government is transforming one of the most popular piers in Melbourne’s...

Maribyrnong Sports Academy students take out top awards

Ten sports Academy students were among those recognised at the Victorian School Sports Awards held earlier this month.The students were recognised at the awards hosted by the Department of Education and School Sport Victoria, which acknowledge and recognise students,...

Melton records higher number of residents with diabetes than the national average

According to data from the National Diabetes Services Scheme.Melton residents affected by diabetes are being encouraged to come forward to help researchers at the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute find out more about the disease.Australia has 5.4 per cent...

Gun amnesty tackles issue of unregistered firearms

Crimestoppers has launched a National Firearms Amnesty with Victoria Police in a bid to crack down on the number of illegal and unregistered guns across the state.Speaking outside Geelong Police Station on Tuesday, Crimestoppers chief executive Stella Smith said...

The State government is urging drivers not to be complacent

The state government has released a new campaign urging motorists across the state, including Hobsons Bay, to avoid complacency.Last year, 58 per cent (128) of the road deaths in Victoria involved a common basic error like taking a corner...

Residents of Hobsons Bay invited to have their say

The Hobsons Bay council selected several ideas for the community, allowing residents to vote for the one they would like to see move forward and materialise.Ideas and proposals were received from community groups, residents, organisations and businesses from October...

Avalon calls for more international flights

The Avalon Airport CEO suggested increasing the site's international capacity as an alternative to building a third runway at Melbourne Airport in Tullamarine.Justin Giddings made the comments after Melbourne Airport released its draft Master Plan and draft Major Development...

Maribyrnong women breaking the bias during WWII

To celebrate the upcoming International Women's Day, the Public Record Office Victoria is hosting a free online lecture focusing on young women munitions workers in Footscray.From the 1890s through to World War II, thousands of young women found employment...

Historic boat to be restored in Spotswood

A historic World War II Royal Australian Air Force search and rescue boat will be restored in Spotswood.The 48 foot boat was transported on Wednesday, February 2 via the Princes Highway from Lakes Entrance, and arrived in Spotswood on...

Newton resident ‘humbled’ by award

For Newtown’s Frank Herd, being awarded a medal of the Order of Australia was both an “incredibly proud” and “strange” experience.Having worked in the meat industry since he was 18, he said he never expected the honour, recognising his...
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Werribee Mural Shocks Locals Claiming It Borders On Pornography

Wyndham City Council has responded to claims from locals that a new mural at Station Place laneway adjacent Werribee...
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