Hunt bats for jobs

FLINDERS MP Greg Hunt has pushed the case for Melbourne’s south east suburbs to remain key to climate research to complement a new Climate Science Centre in Hobart announced by the CSIRO last month. ...

Kinder enrolments are child’s play

APPLICATIONS are now open for 2017 four-year-old sessional kindergarten places using Kingston Council’s “simple, easy to use” central enrolment system. Council offers one central enrolment point whic...

Running for mum makes a tough day special

EACH Mother’s Day, Mentone woman Cassie Willetts runs in memory of her mum. Running in the Mother’s Day Classic, she honours her mum, Sue, 65, who passed away in 2013. “Mum had breast cancer for a fe...

Draft budget open for comment

SERVICES will not suffer despite the Labor state government rate cap coming into force this year according to Kingston Council. Council has released its 2016-17 draft budget for community feedback be...

From little things big things grow

THE third annual National Youth Week Leaders Forum was held at Parkdale Secondary College, Friday 22 April. “This forum has been a great success over the past two years,” federal Labor member for Isa...

Fire puts end to house, exhibition

AN electrical fault, possibly in a studio at the rear, caused a fire which gutted a Mordialloc house, Wednesday 27 April. The rented weatherboard in Powlett St was fully alight when fire crews arrive...

Group gives government clip on sky rail

A COMMUNITY group with the best interests of the Chelsea and Bonbeach commuters at heart has come up with a visual way to submit its concerns about sky rail along the Frankston line to the state gove...

Cards help bridge the language barrier

THE saying: “There is nothing more beautiful than someone who goes out of their way to make life beautiful for others” may be describing Rachael Thatcher and members of the Patterson Lakes Card Group...

Schools get budget boost

A SPECIAL needs school in Aspendale can finally start planning for its future after the state government provided funding in the 2016-17 Victorian budget for a masterplan for a redevelopment of the s...