Star Weekly looks back through the pages of its predecessors
30 years ago
February 25, 1992
Federal member for Burke, Neil O’Keefe, is confident that Prime Minister Paul Keating’s economic statement on Wednesday will provide a boost for hard-pressed automotive parts suppliers Flexdrive in Gisborne and VDO in Kyneton.
25 years ago
March 4, 1997
Plans for a kiosk and interpretive centre at the Mount Macedon Memorial Cross have been opposed by the Macedon Range Conservation Society.
20 years ago
March 5, 2002
Hopes to save Ansett and the jobs of hundreds of workers from the Sunbury region were dashed last Wednesday after a rescue bid by the Tesna consortium collapsed.
10 years ago
March 6, 2012
It stirs the blood, sets hearts racing, ignites passions and, for a few hours every weekend, turns friends into foes. Football brings followers both pleasure and pain and for some, it’s more than just a sport. It’s an obsession, as Cameron Tait found out.