Fablice’s story for the ages

Fablice Manirakiza is a big believer in the power of story. And the Keysborough youth arts officer has one of the most extraordinary and harrowing of stories. Mr Manirakiza was practically a refugee in his home country Burundi at two years of age. He was orphaned by the killing of both parents at eight and […]

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At one with Christchurch victims

Two vigils at Dandenong’s Harmony Square sent powerful messages of unity and grief in response to the recent horrific events at the Al Noor and Linwood Mosques in Christchurch. Greater Dandenong Interfaith Network organised a one-hour ceremony at Harmony Square on 21 March. It included a series of prayers and meditations delivered by faith leaders, […]

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No harm to heritage tree: council

Greater Dandenong Council says a towering heritage-listed tree metres from Maurice Kirby Velodrome will not be damaged during the cycling track’s demolition. With the track set for removal in days, the council has assured that the 250-year-old River Red Gum tree will be buffered from works by a 14-metre tree protection zone. The remnant tree […]

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Tastes of diversity

Students will come dressed in their cultural clothes, a huge spread of various cultural food n whole school picnic lunch in the courtyard. After lunch there is a whole school assembly including few cultural presentations. Once again thank you for having a photographer coming into our school.

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Tailored for each other

Leon and Anna D’Aversa travelled right across the world before they first laid eyes on each other. The Noble Park North couple, both born in Italy, met in a tailor shop in the country town Mildura in Victoria in 1957. Anna was working in the Italian tailor shop, which was owned by Leon’s friend. Two […]

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Aiming high for April

Emerson School students hit the basketball court as they gear up for Premier’s Active April. The State Government initiative aims to get Victorians up and exercising for 30 minutes a day during April. During the month, residents have access to offers such as 10 free passes to Dandenong Oasis, Noble Park Aquatic Centre and Springers […]

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