• Homefinders: Scott Coutts, of parks Victoria and Abby Smith (DELWP) on French Island collecting koalas for transporting to Tallarook. Picture: Alan Webster

    Tree changers move away from island home

    Moving house is seen by psychologists as being one of the most stressful of undertakings and the same probably applies to koalas. Monitoring stress in...

  • End of an era: David Bristow, and son, also David, left, have sold the Balnarring garage, above, which dates back to when Holdens and Fords ruled Australia’s roads. Picture: Gary Sissons

    Time called on a mechanical career

    IT was 1968 and the Premier of Victoria was Henry Bolte, John Gorton was Prime Minister, Lionel Rose was world bantamweight champion, The Seekers were...

  • Pictures: Gary Sissons

    Powering to the top

    A lone cyclist tackles the road’s sweeping bends as paying customers in the Eagle cable car take 15 minutes to get to the top of Arthurs Seat. The $16...

  • Call to action: A Mornington firefighter sprints back to the truck as flames engulf a building, below; the Mornington fire brigade today, above; and the original Mornington fire station, below.

    Brigade celebrates its first 100 years

    ONE hundred years ago this month – on 11 December 1916 – a group of Mornington residents met at the Mechanics Institute in Main St to discuss forming ...

  • TV pawsed for thoughts: Cavalier King Charles spaniels Gemma, left, and Froddo enjoy relaxing at the Dog Country Club and Kennel Resort. Picture: Gary Sissons

    Peninsula’s ‘style’ for pampered pets

    THE Mornington Peninsula has long been marketed to those seeking a pampering, resort-style holiday experience, and now it seems many want the same for...

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Mornington Peninsula Shire CEO Carl Cowie is questioning the veracity of figures which show shire co...

Shire loses way with path charge
Not so peaceful: The quiet, leafy lanes of Somers appear an unlikely setting for the battle that’s being fought over Mornington Peninsula Shire’s plan for concrete footpaths, with ratepayers being billed for half the $1.5 million cost.

SOMERS residents are celebrating their win against Mornington Peninsula Shire’s plan to make property owners pay for more tha...

FEARS have been raised that another person will be killed before improvements are made to the two increasingly congested inte... Call for action ‘not talk’ over road fears