Rips warning in wake of drownings

LIFE Saving Victoria is warning the public about the dangers of rip currents following three fatal drownings and a number of hospitalisations following non-fatal drownings this year. A 27-year-old ma...

Fears for station elevated

THE heritage-listed train station at Mentone could be in danger of removal as part of planned works to separate road from rail at the Balcombe Rd level crossing. Friends of Mentone Station and Garden...

Divers search for body after plane crash

POLICE divers were yesterday still searching for the body of 55-year-old Mordialloc man Daniel Flinn, who died when the plane in which he was flying with three friends crashed into Bass Strait, off B...

Jobs go in science cuts blow

A RESTRUCTURE of the CSIRO announced last week has put the future of the CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research Centre in Aspendale in doubt. CSIRO CEO Larry Marshall sent an email to all staff at the...