Local Business

My Business: Storage fully sorted in Hoppers Crossing

Storage King Hoppers Crossing has been kicking storage problems to the kerb for 13 years. That sort of expertise is illustrated by the fact the company won two awards last year for merchandise sales, gongs that followed state and national awards of previous years.

Catholic Education Week: Many journeys … one community

In the current political and social arena, MacKillop College is proud to stand as a miniature representation of our society and all the possibilities therein.

Catholic Education Week: Smooth move to high school

A partnership between five schools aims to create a quality Catholic learning community with strong parish links in Melbourne’s western suburbs.

My Business: Genuine passion for childcare

Karen Ng and Cliff Yeo, with 22 years combined experience as owners of childcare centres, have opened Prodigy Early Learning in Wyndham Vale. The spanking...

Pop goes big-time fun at station place

Live music, outdoor cinema, community classes, exciting workshops and more are on their way to Werribee City Centre from January 18 – February 24...

My Business: A winning formula

When Ross and Linda Cooper rescued Autobarn Hoppers Crossing from looming closure three years ago, they had a simple philosophy – win one new customer every day.

IN FOCUS: Sayers a central spot for dental care

Sayers Dental Aesthetics and Implants has invested heavily in state-of-the-art equipment and services to ensure that every dental service needed is in one place.

IN FOCUS: New name, same caring operators

Kool Kidz Tarneit has changed its name to Child’s Play ELC, but what hasn’t changed is the caring couple at the helm, Samantha and Ian Johnson, who now own outright the formerly franchised early learning centre.

Clinic a cure to medical wanderings

Caring and family-focused general practice a boon for new locals.

IN FOCUS: Top traditions continue in Tarneit

Thomas Carr College, a Catholic co-educational Year 7 to 12 school, is a welcoming, friendly community where each person is valued and spirituality is nurtured, says Principal Andrew Watson.

IN FOCUS: Keeping NDIS care in the west

The Melbourne City Mission (MCM) Werribee hub officially opened in December 2017 to provide local services and support for children and adults with disability in Melbourne’s west.

IN FOCUS: Werribee racing sets a hot pace

Werribee Racing Club general manager Ashley Baker says a new era has started for the club, with a strong focus in the 2018-19 season on enhancing relationships with businesses and the community.

IN FOCUS: Avalon welcomes international flights

Avalon Airport is a vital piece of infrastructure in the region. Chief executive Justin Giddings says that’s true for several reasons.

Business Life: 4Cabling opens new store in Hoppers Crossing

With the opening of a third store in Australia on Monday, October 15, 2018, 4Cabling’s chief executive Chitrang Trivedi, excited about the expansion of the 4Cabling national footprint, notes:

Business Matters: Top team the secret of her success

Michelle Chick, director of Ray White Real Estate Werribee, is the type of agent who loves greeting her new and past clients as she walks down her local streets. She’s a people person; it’s what makes her tick.


Point Cook library participates in Simultaneous Storytime

As Point Cook children's librarian Monica Kennedy read from the pages of picture story book 'Family Tree' by Josh Pyke to children attending the...

Point Cook settles