Across the Mornington Peninsula, over 95% of locals aged 16 and over are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The numbers confirm that the peninsula has for some time been close to the top of vaccinated LGA's. Health officials are delighted with the response and and are encouraging everyone to roll up their sleeves, but there are concerns about the mutation of the virus abroad. New COVID-19 variant of concern In response […]
Drivers are saving up to 20 minutes each way on the just opened Mordiallic freeway that now links the Mornington Peninsula Freeway at Springvale Road with the Dingley Bypass. RPP Sales and Marketing Manager, Bruce Hutchins was up early to get the RPP FM MG on the road - HEAR his report: The 9 kilometers of freeway has been under construction for the last two years and opened […]
Frankston City councillors unanimously elected Cr Nathan Conroy Mayor of Frankston City at a special Council Meeting last night (Thursday 18 November). Cr Suzette Tayler was unanimously elected Deputy Mayor and both councillors will serve in these positions for the next 12 months. This is Cr Conroy’s first term on Council and he has served as Deputy Mayor since November 2020, alongside outgoing Mayor, Cr Kris Bolam. Cr Conroy’s family […]
The Mornington Peninsula Shire has won the top accolade in the ambition category at this year's Climate Awards Ceremony. The award recognises the “bold [and] detailed” proposals that the council has put forward in their "Ensuring our Future" Climate Emergency Plan. Specifically, the council's aim of reaching net zero emissions by 2040 was praised by the Cities Power Partnership for being “aligned with the science and outcome focused”. Newly appointed Mayor […]
Peninsula Health says it is providing on going mental health support for those affected by the pandemic and lockdowns. Dr Kerryn Rubin, head of Adult Psychiatry at Peninsula Health, says the Mornington Peninsula and Frankston have not been immune to the mental health impacts of Covid-19, particularly those in the lower socio- economic communities.
The Mornington Peninsula Shire has elected Briars Councillor Anthony Marsh as mayor. Cr Marsh swept to victory with a majority decision over the only other nominating candidate, Cr Antonella Celi of Seawinds. AUDIO Below .... Cr Lisa Dixon will be deputy mayor, she replaces outgoing cr Sarah Race. In the mayoral chains for the fist time at council offices in Mornington last night mayor Marsh acknowledged the term of outgoing […]
Victorians are being urged to protect themselves and their families from financial scams as part of a new Crime Stoppers Victoria campaign. The Let’s Talk Scams campaign is focused on preventing the public from falling victim to financial scams, also known as investment scams. These scams promise victims big payouts, fast money or guaranteed returns only to dupe them of hard-earned cash. According to the ACCC's Scamwatch, financial scams have […]