No Ferrari-fast finish in jet ski battle

By DAVID HARRISON GETTING jet skis banned from Port Phillip could be a long, hard grind for its current sole public advocate, Cr Hugh Fraser. His first hurdle will be to persuade a majority of his co...

New role for Rosie Batty

FORMER Australian of the Year Rosie Batty will lead a new Victim Survivors’ Advisory Council as part of a state government plan to implement all recommendations of a Royal Commission into Family Viol...

Artist spreads message of peace

GLOBALLY renowned artist and peace activist William Kelly will speak at this month’s Kingston Interfaith Art of Peace Dinner. Born in New York City, William Kelly was the recipient of the prestigious...

Schools hit the high notes

IT was Patterson River Secondary College’s turn to host the annual Singfest that sees choirs from schools across the South Eastern Region meet, learn and perform choral music under the leadership of ...

Peninsula leads call to ban jet skis

By DAVID HARRISON A MORNINGTON Peninsula councillor wants municipalities around Port Phillip to ban jet skis. Nepean ward councillor Hugh Fraser will try to drum up support for a jet ski ban from the...

Rock fishing deadly

LIFESAVING Victoria has issued a list of safety measures for rock fishing which it sees as one of the most dangerous aquatic sports in Australia. The rocky shorelines of Mornington Peninsula facing B...

Credit card theft investigated

FRANKSTON police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a theft and subsequent deceptions which occurred in Skye and Carrum Downs earlier this month. Investigators have been told a credit ca...

Crime rises but ‘stable’ in Frankston

CRIME in Frankston has bucked the rising statewide trend according to the latest figures released by the Crime Statistics Agency. While reported offences across Victoria in 2015 jumped by 8.1 per cen...