Alex Nation face of Peninsula Cup

The peninsula’s favourite sporting and events destination is ramping up for another stellar day trackside on Sunday 5 November when Ladbrokes Peninsula Cup Day takes centre stage following Victoria D...

Beach ‘repairs’ could cost $4m

IT could cost up to $4 million to prevent further erosion of the cliffs and beach at Mt Martha beach north. If not fixed, the crumbling cliffs will remain a threat to the stability of Esplanade and t...

MPs split over assisted dying bill

TWO of the four MPs whose electorates cover Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula voted against the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill passed by the Victorian Parliament’s lower house. The upper house is...

Call to curb kangaroo culls

A Mt MARTHA-based animal rights group has protested to the state government over what it calls “unethical” kangaroo culls at a Cape Schanck property. Australian Wildlife Protection Council secretary ...

Search for missing fisherman

Police are currently searching for a fisherman who failed to return home after a trip to Blairgowrie yesterday. Investigators have been told the 78-year-old from Wantirna left to go fishing off rocks...

More tests for chemicals at Navy base

WESTERN Port residents are awaiting the results of the second stage of a detailed environmental investigation into the presence of carcinogenic chemicals in surface water at HMAS Cerberus, Crib Point...

Road making plan seals outrage

A CAMPAIGN is underway to short circuit a $3 million road making scheme in Mt Martha. Signatures are being collected on a petition opposing the proposal and councillors are being lobbied in a bid to ...

Cloth alternative to plastic

THE state government’s ban on single use plastic bags – and commitments by the big supermarkets to phase them out over the next few months – has highlighted the merit of alternatives, such as the fre...

Body located in Tyabb

Homicide Squad detectives are investigating following the discovery of a body on a property in Tyabb last night. The body was located on a vacant rural property on Dandenong-Hastings Road just after ...

AGL’s gas import plans explained

AGL Energy’s plans to use a floating gas terminal at Crib Point will be outlined later this month at Port Phillip Conservation Council’s annual general meeting. The power retailer’s community relatio...