‘Big business’ budget slammed by Labor

FEDERAL Labor Isaacs MP Mark Dreyfus has hit out at the federal budget as favouring “big business” over health services and education. Mr Dreyfus said Prime Minister “Malcolm Turnbull had one last ch...

Orange day to honour SES

PEOPLE can show appreciation this month for State Emergency Services volunteers who help out during road rescues and storms. Wednesday 23 May is Wear Orange Wednesday (WOW) Day, a nationwide day for ...

Authorities sick of jet-ski ‘hoons’

MARITIME Safety Victoria will put the heat on jet ski “hoons” after little sign of improvement in behaviour as the peak season comes to an end. “A small but reckless group of jet ski operators are ig...

Tea’s up for cancer charity

A MORNING tea to combat cancer will be hosted at Chelsea Heights Community Centre on Thursday 24 May. The centre will hold its third annual Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea event to raise money for th...

Recycling charge up

‘China crisis’ forces rise RATEPAYERS across Kingston face a rise in charges for recycling after China banned almost all recycling materials previously sold to China from Australia. Any items with a ...