2018 National Works On Paper

FROM over 1,000 entries, 63 artists have been shortlisted for the 2018 National Works on Paper acquisition and award (total prize money $50,000). The prize, the most prestigious acquisitive prize and...

Falling In Love Again

JENNIFER Ward-Lealand pays tribute to the iconic actress and singer Marlene Dietrich, in Falling in Love Again. Devised in collaboration with musical director and pianist Grant Winterburn, Falling in...

Challenge by the books

THE annual Mayor’s Reading Challenge will be held in August for its eighth year. This year’s theme is “Find Your Treasure” and preschool-aged children, 0-5 years, and families are invited to get invo...

A first in first aid awards

A NEW awards program will honour unsung heroes who have saved lives or helped people in time of emergency by using first aid skills. St John Ambulance Victoria is asking people to nominate family, fr...

Free call 000

POLICE are advising mainly elderly residents that they should be wary of mobile phone apps claiming to be “duress alarms” which charge them money to call 000 on their behalf. They say some “duress al...

Food and funds to help homeless

CHELSEA Care Works is calling on schools, businesses and residents to help the homeless ahead of Homeless Week running from 6-12 August, with the theme “Ending Homelessness Together”. Mordialloc MP T...

‘Albo’ by the bay

THE federal opposition’s spokesman for infrastructure, transport, cities and regional development Anthony “Albo” Albanese, will get the lowdown on Frankston when he attends a “roundtable lunch” at th...

Push for ‘life skills’ focus

By Christine Nguyen* AT the top of Spring Street last week, St Bede’s College students successfully passed their Life Skills Education Development Bill 2018 during YMCA Youth Parliament. Bill sponsor...

Top gong for swim teacher

HELPING people with a disability to be active has seen a Kingston swim teacher receive Aquatics and Recreation Industry Awards recognition. Kingston Leisure Centres swim teacher Elaine Phillips was n...