• Benjamin Millar

    Benjamin Millar reports on news, people and events for the Maribyrnong & Hobsons Bay Star Weekly. bmillar@starweekly.com.au


    Articles by Benjamin Millar

    Alberti donates $1m to VU for women in…

    Women’s football pioneer Susan Alberti has delivered a massive kickstart to women’s…

    Dinjerra parents call for boost

    Parents at a Braybrook primary school are calling on the state government…

    Rains hamper creek clean-up

    Heavy rainfall has hampered efforts to clean up the badly contaminated Stony…

    My Place: Akuol Garang

    Community advocate Akuol Garang, who loves Footscray’s spirited multiculturalism, wants to provide…

    Candidate apologises for sexist lyrcis

    The Greens candidate for Footscray in this month’s state election has become…

    Foodbank funding cut backdown

      A public backlash has forced the Federal government to reverse its…

    Foodbank cuts put food relief at risk

    A Yarraville charity that helps feed the hungry is reeling from funding…

    Film festival returns to Footscray

    One of the Australia’s only trans and gender diverse film festivals returns…

    Spooky night

    Ghastly ghouls, bloody butchers and scary skeletons were out in force on…

    Snuff Puppets run workshops

    A rare chance to act out your wildest puppet ideas is opening…

    Kirk's fading slice of suburbia

    The fading glories of Melbourne suburbs have been captured for posterity by…

    Fired up over inferno fall-out

    Frustrated residents affected by the West Footscray fire are calling for greater…

    Ratepayers cry foul over rises

    More than 400 Maribyrnong residents reeling from skyrocketing rates bills have launched…

    Violent robbery at Highpoint jewellery store

    An 82-year-old woman has been shoved to the ground causing her to…

    Gas leak in Footscray

    Emergency crews are at the scene of a major a gas leak…
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