Billson ‘never hid second job’

FORMER small business minister and MP for Dunkley Bruce Billson has left an unintended legacy at Federal Parliament in the wake of a privileges committee inquiry into a second job he accepted while s...

Senior’s rights in focus

EFFORTS to shape an “age-friendly” Mornington Peninsula have seen the former chair of the Peninsula Advisory Committee for Elders Jeanette Lane being asked to spread the word to other parts of Victor...

Fined for axed trees

A FRANKSTON land owner has a hefty bill to pay after a legal win for council. Six trees at the land owner’s premises on Hillcrest Road were chopped down without a permit resulting in fines of $6000 p...

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...

Hoons’ cars impounded

A MORNINGTON man was charged with reckless conduct endangering life, travelling at a dangerous speed and failing to stop when directed to do so by police after his Holden utility was clocked at 210kp...

Pier ‘to be fixed soon’

THE end of Seaford Pier will be reopened to the public, but it remains unclear when fencing at the pier end will be removed and why no repair works have been done for more than a year. Repeated reque...

Police investigate Mordialloc death

UPDATE: Sunday 8 April 2108 Police will prepare a report for the coroner following the discovery of a man’s body in Mordialloc Saturday night. The man was located at a residence on Barkly Street abou...

New council

KINGSTON youngsters can run for a Junior Council thanks to a partnership between the Chelsea Rotary Club and Kingston Council. The mayor Cr Steve Staikos said the Junior Council will be an extension ...

Protect pets by registering now

APRIL is the month to register pets so Kingston Council is reminding all pet owners to renew pet registration by Tuesday 10 April. The mayor Cr Steve Staikos said registering pets ensures being reuni...