Southern Metro Crime Team arrest

Officers from Southern Metro Crime Team have arrested a 19-year-old Patterson Lakes man over an aggravated burglary and a string of car thefts. Members were investigating a car theft in Armadale wher...

State waited too long with animal aid – MP

THE state government has outlined an initial $17.5 million rescue package to protect and restore wildlife and biodiversity in the wake of this month’s bushfires. The money will be spent on restoring ...

Govt to spend $9m on ‘5G is safe’ message

THE Federal government is spending $9 million over four years to “build public confidence” in the safety of telecommunications networks. The move follows public concern over health problems allegedly...

Bittern myki users ‘ignored, forgotten’

MYKI customers in Bittern hoping for an easy way to manage their accounts are getting short shrift from the Department of Transport, a potential retailer says. Despite regular pleas to the department...

Swapping goals for line, length

A FLOCK of magpies – the footballing kind rather than the feathered variety – invaded the Sorrento Bowls Club greens last week. A game of barefoot bowls was part of a relaxing pre-season break for Co...

Late night blues

A MAN involved in an altercation with security staff at a Mornington licensed venue was later found by police at the intersection of Main Street and the Eastern Ring Road, Thursday 16 January. The 34...

Leave it and lose it

ITEMS including money, handbags, computers, iPads, iPhones, electronic devices and cables should never be left in cars, police say. They continue to take calls from residents and visitors reporting t...

Beach works begin at Rosebud

ABOUT 10,000 cubic metres of sand will be pumped onto Rosebud beach this week. The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning is replacing sand which has eroded over time due to wind, waves ...