Woman sought over deception

POLICE are seeking to identify a woman, pictured, after a deception incident at Rosebud on Saturday 13 January. At about 1am a woman entered a Point Nepean Road service station and bought items using...

Election majority frees govt spending

By Hugh Fraser* TIMOR-Leste – the most democratic state in the south east Asia region – voted decisively at the 12 May parliamentary elections for majority government ending, 10 months of budge...

Electorate change objections mount

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire council has lodged objections to boundary changes to the Dunkley electorate that would see Mornington and the northern part of Baxter move into the Flinders electorate. Shi...

Hunt on for foreshore tree loppers

CAPEL Sound residents suspected of cutting down trees to improve their bay views are being targeted by the area’s committee of management. “Over recent months we’ve had a number of incidents where ve...

Budget blues for the homeless

LAST week’s federal budget held little comfort for those sleeping rough on the Mornington Peninsula. Homelessness Australia said social housing stock as a proportion of all housing had dropped to the...

Push for cycling safety

POLICE have been alarmed by serious injury collisions involving cyclists around the Mornington Peninsula and Frankston. While cycling is usually regarded as a healthy pursuit, they are among groups c...

Man dies following Mt Eliza collision

Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives are investigating a fatal collision following a pursuit in Mt Eliza on 14 April. Police attempted to intercept a silver Commodore sedan alleged to have b...

Attitude counts in school and life

PRIMARY school pupils on the Mornington Peninsula are being offered a resource that can make them more resilient and better prepared to face everyday challenges. The author and illustrator of the boo...