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Keeping the community together for the long stretch

Local business owner Kara Alessio has signed up to the Moonee Valley Business Guide as she takes her classes online during restrictions.

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These wonderful Moonee Valley volunteers are making masks for neighbours in need

Seventeen local residents have sewn 40 face coverings that will be donated to older members of our community.

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Why eating bánh mì makes you a hero (by keeping a Moonee Ponds local in a job)

Ba Sar has a local first approach – live local, buy local, hire local

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Shout out to 11 local restaurants that fed emergency service workers at the Flemington Estate

Spoiler – Laksa King was on the menu.

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How to help our residents in the Flemington Housing Estate lockdown

We know our Moonee Valley community rallies together in these tough times, and we’ve had lots of questions about how to help.

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Musical Interludes: Why dancing to an empty room is good for business

When attendance rates started dropping in February, this Moonee Valley business owner realised something had to change.

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King of Clippers: finding the positives in a hairy situation

This Moonee Valley barber is seeing first hand what happens when we embrace the ‘love your local’ lifestyle.


#RallyMooneeValley – Nerida Fearnley-Gill, Moonee Valley City Council Customer Service Administration Officer

For Nerida Fearnley-Gill the biggest impact of the pandemic is going from a busy open-plan office to working from home alone.



On the front line: Moonee Ponds Acting Sergeant Jess Gaylard

Policing is a dangerous job at the best of times, and crime doesn’t stop because of a pandemic – our local officers now have to contend with the extra pressure of COVID-19.

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On the front line: Essendon MICA Flight Paramedic Ray Cornelius

This Air Ambulance paramedic knows a thing or two about saving lives. He’s got a simple message on how we can all be lifesavers.