Jobs boost from Cerberus upgrades

WORK valued at $481 million to replace outdated infrastructure and facilities at HMAS Cerberus is likely to start this year. The work was foreshadowed in a Defence White Paper in March. It will inclu...

Golf club leads scorecard in bid for lease

THE 450 members of Devilbend Golf Club seem set to retain control of the future of their golf course. Mornington Peninsula Shire Council has agreed to a new 21-year lease for the Loders Rd, Moorooduc...

Genevieve takes winning ways to Japan

GENEVIEVE Beacom of Somerville flies to Japan this week as part of the Australia-Japan Women’s Baseball Youth Leaders Exchange. Last week she trained with the high performance squad in Sydney, focusi...

Polio grant from ‘right’ health minister

POLIO support lobbyist Fran Henke of Hastings is the first to admit she has been “gently nagging” her local federal MP Greg Hunt for many years about the unmet needs of Australia’s polio survivors. W...

Three flags celebrate history and culture

THREE flags were raised at the “hut by the sea” at Hastings to mark the start of NAIDOC Week. “Hut by the sea” is the English translation of the Boon Wurrung phrase Willum Warrain, the name of the Ab...

Legal blunder buys time in club’s rent fight

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire is reconsidering its decision to increase the rent for The Hastings Club after being told the calculations on which it was based contravened the Gambling Regulation Act 200...