Chick bludgeoned to death

CRYSTAL Ocean wildlife volunteer Georgia Naylor was horrified to find a fledgling magpie stoned to death at Martha Cove last week. The bird’s distressed parents remained nearby mourning the loss of t...

Mental health offer

THE state Opposition says it will pay $1.4 million over four years for headspace to provide outreach services to 12 to 25 year olds in regional Victoria and Melbourne, including the Mornington Penins...

Labor names candidates

WHILE the Liberal Party contenders for the three state electorates that make up the Mornington Peninsula are making promises on a weekly (if not daily) basis, the Labor Party has been slow to name it...

Roo bounces back after dip

A WATERLOGGED kangaroo rescued by two policemen in rough seas off Safety Beach on Saturday afternoon was happily “hopping around” at a cosy refuge on Monday, a carer said. Animalia wildlife rescue gr...

Book celebrates ‘colourful gems’

A COLOURFUL hardback described by ABC gardening guru Peter Cundall as “the ultimate book on tomatoes, brimming with information based on experience” is about to be launched in Hastings. Tomato: know,...

MP walks, talks for a good cause

Flinders MP Greg Hunt took the first steps on a planned 500 kilometre walk on Monday. The walk around his Flinders electorate will no doubt be a welcome change to the past few months in Canberra whic...

Poppies honour the fallen 100 years on

THOUSANDS of Poppy Appeal volunteers all around Victoria – including from Mornington RSL sub-branch – will begin selling the iconic red poppies soon with all proceeds going to support needy current a...

Arthurs Seat Eagle welcomes 500,000th guest

THE milestone of welcoming half a million visitors to the Arthurs Seat Eagle was reached on October 21. The attraction has been soaring the heights of Arthurs Seat on the Mornington Peninsula since D...

Evidence lacking to justify gas terminal

By Cat Nadel AGL will have to do more to convince the Western Port community if it wants us to believe that a 300 metre, toxic gas import terminal at Crib Point is either safe or necessary. Claims th...

Supply concerns drive gas import ‘urgency’

By Kelly Parkinson AGL’s Crib Point gas import jetty aims to help bring more affordable gas to Victoria, in a safe and environmentally responsible way. From the start, we’ve been clear. We will follo...