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    Life in a public transport desert: “It’s cutting off my wings”

    Nasreen shares stories and experiences of living with the broken bus network in the western surburbs.

    The bill of bickering

    Irrelevant, vexatious, obscene, improper, incorrect, collusive, and garbage! These are just some of the words our elected councillors use to describe each other.

    Techno Park Update

    A rally and march to save Techno Park residents from eviction will be held Tuesday April 9.

    Bigger’n Taylor Swift!

    The meetings at Hobsons Bay and Brimbank council last month were bigger’n Taylor Swift!. Well no, maybe your correspondent exaggerates. But there were a lot of people both in and outside council chambers.

    Local council boundaries about to change under new review proposals

    A radical review of the way our four councils are structured is about to be signed off, just eight months out from the October local government elections.

    How does Land Banking impact housing affordability in the western suburbs?

    In suburbs like Maribyrnong and Footscray, large plots of land sit dormant for years, sometimes decades. These plots are not vacant by happenstance but rather part of an investor practice known as land banking.

    IN WITH THE NEW

    Well, it’s that time of year again – out with the old and in with the new.

    MELBOURNE’S WESTERN SUBURBS ONE OF AUSTRALIA’S HOMELESS HOTSPOTS

    A special feature by RMIT journalists Annelise Ireland and Peter Whelan As the public housing crisis in Victoria continues to worsen, research shows the western...

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