Medal for fantastic paramedic

PARKDALE resident and MICA paramedic Margaret Murphy has been recognised with an Ambulance Service Medal in this year’s Australia Day Honours List for her outstanding work around improving patient ou...

Ratepayers cop bill for asbestos clean-up

KINGSTON ratepayers will foot the full bill to move soil containing fragments of asbestos from Chelsea’s Bicentennial Park to a tip. Kingston Council was forced to remove a dirt pile from the park af...

More sand for beach combats erosion

A COMMUNITY information session about a project to renourish Carrum beach will be held this month by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning at the Carrum Surf Life Saving Club. DELWP...

Parking signs not so fine

A MORDIALLOC resident whose partner was fined for breaching a four-hour limit at Westfield Southland shopping centre says the parking signs are non-conforming and cannot be enforced. The man, who req...

Ship on way for hydrogen export

WHILE politicians and environmentalists are on a collision course over plans to build a coal gasification plant at Hastings, Kawasaki Heavy Industries is already building a test vessel to carry lique...