Cerberus staff picket over pay rates

ABOUT 40 cooks and catering staff formed a picket line outside HMAS Cerberus yesterday (Monday 28 August) to protest over what they claim is substandard pay. The full and part-time staff, engaged by ...

Police praised by ‘evicted’ church group

POLICE carried six members of the Love Makes A Way refugee advocacy group out of the Hastings office of Flinders MP Greg Hunt after a four-hour sit-in. No charges were laid against members of the gro...

Horses roped in to protect plovers

THE Mornington Peninsula’s plovers seem destined to be both victims and indicators of the pressures of population. The hooded plover has for years been fighting for its very existence, mainly on the ...

Future plan has no port for a sub

PLANS to build a maritime centre at Hastings centred on the Otama submarine are not included in draft plans for the foreshore because they require state and federal government approvals. The draft Ha...

Marchesani swings into second

ROSEBUD Country Club member James Marchesani has strung four impressive rounds of golf together to finish tied second in the $1.5 million Fiji International on Sunday 20 August. Marchesani finished j...