Parties unite over power

THE Port of Hastings is being seen as an integral link in supplying liquid hydrogen to Japan. The hydrogen, produced from brown coal in the Latrobe Valley, will go overseas while the CO2 released in ...

Plover catches eye of artist

THE endangered hooded plover has appeared larger than life in Frankston. The wall mural was painted by Jimmy Beatie for last month’s The Big Picture Festival of street art. The appearance of the mura...

Call for seal safety on the beach

THERE is no doubting the attraction of a seal resting or sunning itself on beaches around the bayside area. But the animals are unaware of the excitement and interest they cause and can suffer as a r...

Chef caters for tastes around the world

A STROLL along the beach has often been credited with providing food for thought. The lapping of the water and a sunset can be inspiring. The beach is a place often sought out by Joel Mielle, but in ...

Clash over councillor candidates

A MOVE to clamp down on state and federal candidates who are Kingston councillors from participating in debate and voting on council matters has sparked a war of words between Kingston Council and th...

‘Sensation’ as kings return to the bay

LARGE numbers of baby King George whiting have been recorded in fisheries surveys of Port Phillip for the second consecutive year. Victorian Fisheries Authority ceo Travis Dowling said anglers could ...

New beach access coming soon to Pt Leo

ORGANISERS hope accessing the beach at Point Leo will be made easier for the next event being held by the Disabled Surfers Association Mornington Peninsula. Plans have been approved for a boardwalk p...

Toppling a minister

IF you’re unhappy with decisions made by the state planning minister, try to get him sacked through the ballot box. At least that’s the thinking of Mornington Peninsula Shire councillor David Gill. C...

Mayor call to open shire gifts list

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire mayor Cr Bryan Payne wants the public to be able to see a register of gifts made to council officers. “I personally agree that the gift register should be available for pub...

Drowning that made world news

ALTHOUGH it was 50 years ago, many Australians can recall where they were when they heard that Australia had “lost” its 17th prime minister, Harold Holt. The news reverberated around the world, not n...