• 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

    My Place: Katerina Gaita

    She can’t leave the house without bumping into someone she knows, but…

    Brutalist protection request

    A race is underway to protect one of Footscray’s most iconic post-war…

    Shorten faces likely defeat

    Bill Shorten’s ambition to become Australia’s 31st prime minister has been dashed…

    Shorten eyes off top job

    Fourteen candidates are vying to represent the three inner-west Melbourne seats being…

    Contamination concerns

    Plans for 250 new townhouses to be built on a heavily contaminated…

    Open space battle brewing

    Maribyrnong council has moved to quell a growing backlash to proposed plans…

    Charity lends helping hand

    A not-for-profit charity has developed a top idea for giving amputees a…

    Yarraville meters to go

    Yarraville’s controversial parking meters will be dug out and used elsewhere, more…

    Napier Street bridge struck

    Yet another overheight truck has collided with the notorious Napier Street bridge in…

    Bulldogs mentoring goals

    The goal was simple – to create a sense of worth and…

    Altona North human remains

    Suspected human remains have been found by railway workers under a bridge…

    Dogs unveil Whitten Oval revamp

    Footscray’s Whitten Oval could once again host AFL matches under plans for…

    $2 million Stony Creek vow

    Labor has vowed to spend $2 million to protect and revitalise Stony…

    Maribyrnong turns to differential rates

    Rates charged on vacant land will become double the residential rate, while…

    Labor pledges Footscray music hub

    A professional sound recording studio and two rehearsal studios will be built…
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