About Us

Bayside News is part of the Mornington Peninsula News Group.

It publishes two weekly community newspapers: the Frankston Times and Chelsea Mordialloc Mentone News.

Mornington Peninsula News Group was established in 2006.

MPNG publishes five weekly community newspapers in total: the Frankston Times, Chelsea Mordialloc Mentone News, Western Port News, Mornington News and Southern Peninsula News.

The company also publishes two glossy magazines: Peninsula Essence and  Peninsula Kids.

It is a truly independent media company and is locally owned and operated.

MPNG believes a strong community newspaper is essential to a strong community.

Its aim is simple: to let readers know about the news happening in their community.

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Email news tips to team@mpnews.com.au or call 03 5974 9000.

Contact details for our journalists here.

If you are a business who would like to advertise in our newspapers see here.