Willy and Hobby is about providing relevant and useful information to people who either live in, work in or visit Williamstown and the surrounding cities of Hobsons Bay.

Willy and Hobby aims to promote a neighbourly conversation, investigate and inform residents on issues that impact their day to day lives, connect residents with other residents and support local businesses and community organisations.

Willy and Hobby is a hyperlocal website, which has been defined as online news or content services pertaining to a town, village, single postcode or other small, geographically defined community.

Willy and Hobby is a locally and privately owned small business startup, operating independently and without political preference, and currently not in receipt of any local or federal government funding.

Willy and Hobby currently relies on the generous financial contributions of local benefactors, including businesses and organisations, to support its ongoing operational costs and future viability.

To learn more about us, our audience and advertising options, please see our media kit.

To enquire about advertising, promotions or partnerships, please contact us.


Willy and Hobby acknowledges the Yalukit-willam peoples of the Boon wurrung country and Kulin nation as traditional custodians of the lands in Hobsons Bay, paying respects to Elders past, present and emerging, and any Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples present.