Pandemic’s violent complication

ELDER abuse, an insidious stablemate of family violence, is rampant on the Mornington Peninsula during these strained days of COVID-19. With Victoria’s second highest population of elderly people, th...

Councils unite for social housing

FRANKSTON Council is one of 13 councils representing two million residents in Melbourne’s east and south east lobbying for more social housing to “end homelessness”. The 13 councils, supported by Eas...

Ryman to appeal council knockback

RYMAN Healthcare will appeal against Mornington Peninsula Shire Council’s rejection of its plans to build a residential aged care and retirement village in Kunyung Road, Mount Eliza. The New Zealand-...

Stay away from peninsula – mayor

THE Mornington Peninsula should be excluded from the metropolitan “lockdown” areas to prevent infected outsiders coming in, Shire mayor Cr Sam Hearn said last week. He fears residents from hard-hit a...

Praise for driver’s quick thinking

LITTLE is known about a man tipped into the back of a garbage truck at Rye last week, but Mornington Peninsula Shire staff do not believe he is homeless. The 21-year-old who appeared to have been asl...