Fine adds to boat ramp confusion

CONFUSION remains over parking and launching fees at boat ramps on the Mornington Peninsula. A boat owner was fined $81 last week for supposedly not paying a launching fee at Rye, prompting the Futur...

Victory Road park works underway

WORKS have begun to turn the Victory Road landfill into a community park. The landfill has now closed, with works set to take place in stages. The site will first be capped with top soil before grass...

Sixth grader wins election

WHILE votes are still being counted across the country for the federal election, one result is certain. The final count is in, and grade six student Jack O’Connor has been voted the new junior mayor ...

Sustainable school makes shortlist

CARRUM Primary School has made the finalist’s list of the 2019 ResourceSmart School Awards. The awards are designed to reward schools that are keeping sustainability in mind. Schools who minimise was...

Aged care home future in VCAT hands

THE future of a proposed aged care development in Mentone will be heard before the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT). Mercy Health submitted a proposal to Kingston Council in Februar...

Dreyfus increases majority in Isaacs

ISAACS MP celebrated with supporters at Mordialloc Bowls Club on Saturday night, as he retained his seat with an increased majority. Mr Dreyfus was returned as the member of Isaacs with a swing of ov...

Draft budget out for consultation

KINGSTON Council’s draft budget for 2019/2020 has been released for public consultation. Kingston mayor Georgina Oxley said the proposed budget “commits $221 million towards services for the city’s 1...