‘Fake debate’ not as advertised

UNIONS have been accused of misleading the public over claims Coalition MPs would attend Australian Council of Trade Unions hosted public debates about the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement. The u...

College’s marketing to students slammed

A COLLEGE with a campus in Frankston has been criticised over its marketing practices in a Senate inquiry into the funding and management of vocational education and training (VET) providers and by a...

Faster internet rolls out next year

MORE than 43,000 homes across several suburbs including Frankston, Baxter, Langwarrin and Karingal will have access to the National Broadband Network by the end of 2017 as part of an “accelerated pla...

Rates cap ‘idiotic dog’s breakfast’

RESIDENTS would not enjoy many of Frankston’s latest recreation facilities and services if the state government’s rates capping policy had been in force over the previous five years, according to Fra...

Saints have each-way punt on pokies

ST KILDA Football Club has pledged to protect young people “from the risks of gambling” by signing Victoria’s responsible gambling charter but will keep pokies at its soon to be redeveloped Moorabbin...

Time to take out the trash in Green Wedge

RUBBISH tips and concrete crushers will be banned from Kingston’s Green Wedge after a state government decision last week to rezone about 366 hectares of land in Heatherton and Clarinda. The Green We...

Rates cap ‘no problem’

KINGSTON residents should not fear cuts to services when the state government’s rates capping policy comes into force next financial year, according to Kingston Council. Council corporate services ma...

Kids charity push not a gamble

A FUNDRAISING effort to help sick children that promotes the Melbourne Cup has been given the all-clear by the state government in the same week Gaming and Liquor Regulation Minister Jane Garrett cal...

Boxing on over signal box

FRANKSTON Labor MP Paul Edbrooke has dismissed councillors’ concerns that the signalling box at Frankston train station could be demolished as part of the $63 million Frankston Station Redevelopment ...