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Colour, noise and friends return

St Anthony’s Primary School students were given a colourful welcome back to classrooms on Monday 12 October. Staff, including principal Patrika Rowley, dressed up brightly...

U3A lessons go digital

Despite Covid disruptions, Dandenong U3A has survived by adaption to technology. At its annual general meeting – held online on Zoom – outgoing president Vivienne...

Back to school ‘normal’

After a two-month hiatus, Dandenong Primary School students and staff were reunited face to face on Monday 12 October. Photographer GARY SISSONS captured the joy...

Wide vistas on small boards

Viewing the 9 By 5 art exhibition is like “Instagram in real life”, says artist Helen Timbury. “It was the most vibrant exhibition with many...

Farmlands fresh in Spring

The rustic pastoral scenes in Lyndhurst seem a long way from Greater Dandenong's suburban streets. And a long way from the edge of most residents'...

Dead centre

Dandenong’s centre has been surreally quiet as Covid-19 pandemic rules have tightened. Star Journal photographer GARY SISSONS captured the desolate scenes at Little India precinct...

Dandy’s ‘heart’ turns 154

Dandenong Market’s 154th birthday will be a low-key celebration, in keeping with Covid-19 restrictions. In the heart of Dandenong since 1866, the birthday date rolls...

Outdoors access only

Just in time for school holidays, a new adventure playground has opened at Springvale Community Hub. With Covid-19 restrictions slightly easing, playgrounds have sprung back...

Winners are grinners

Iso families have put on cheery faces in a morale-boosting competition at St Anthony’s Primary School in Noble Park. While closed for remote learning under...

Positive for the future

In Australia and all over the world, people have endured great suffering in these unprecedented times as a result of coronavirus. We express our...

Mens Shed on-call

Its new home may not quite be open but Endeavour Hills Mens Shed is keeping men in "virtual" conversation. In weekly online meetings, the Mens...

Get behind Market traders

Fires, floods and now coronavirus - small business owners at Dandenong Market are doing it tough. “Add in the complexities resulting from Covid-19, including more...

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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