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Unwrapped gifts at home

Greater Dandenong Council’s showcase of local LGBTIQA+ artists will be ‘unwrapped’ in the comfort of viewers’ homes due to Covid-19. Unwrapped is an expansive, inclusive...

Virtual NAIDOC celebrations

National NAIDOC Week events, including the annual march, will be moving virtual over the coming week. The week celebrates the diverse histories, cultures and achievements...

Santa photos go virtual

Christmas traditions will have a Covid-safe theme this year at Armada Dandenong Plaza. Children can get photos with Santa – well, at least a virtual...

Spirits lift as we reunite

As I type this message, our country, our state, our city, communities and the residents across, appear to be aflutter with exuberance and anticipation....

Show stopper leaves empty feeling

Dandenong Show society’s president John Follett will feel an emptiness in mid-November – the traditional weekend date for the 149-year-old show. A week in the...

Bazaar crowds return

Crowds bustled back into the re-opened Dandenong Market’s Bazaar on Friday 30 October. For months, about 130 traders – including florists, newsagent, key cutter, pet...

Park’s open for leisure

Dandenong Park’s redevelopment has come to fruition. Under its historic trees, the park has been transformed with an illuminated Dandenong sign, a new Stan Prior...

Cabaret tribute to Dad’s odyssey

Drum Theatre is set to ‘re-open’ with an online-streamed production and virtual Q&A session. The critically acclaimed cabaret A Migrant’s Son will be streamed into...

Hub’s slow reveal

Anticipation is building for Springvale Community Hub’s doors to finally open. The hub was officially opened by mayor of the time Jim Memeti on 20...

Spooky thrills chilled

Thanks to Covid, there’s plenty of masks but not so many trick-or-treats in store for this year’s Halloween. Dandenong Market decked out in spine-chilling decorations...

Cases on the downhill run

Noble Park Skate Park rolled back to life as Covid-19 restrictions eased to the 'Second Step'. Sporty types returned to skate parks, tennis courts, outdoor...

Spread the word

Bradley John is making room for a year’s supply of peanut butter after taking out the Dandenong Market’s inaugural National Peanut Day competition. The much-loved...

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Out and about at the bountiful market

Star Journal photographer Stewart Chambers was on hand to capture the hustle and bustle of Dandenong Market, as customers pick up the best and...

Waste plan surprise