Sand pump brings sand for beaches

A DREDGE pulled up off Rosebud beach and earth moving machinery arrived onshore last week to pump sand onto depleted beaches. The works will see 20,000 cubic metres of sand taken from offshore sandba...

Ship another link in hydrogen ‘chain’

A SHIP to carry liquified hydrogen from Hastings to Japan was launched in Kobe on 11 December. Kawasaki Heavy Industries says the 8000 tonne, 116-metre-long Suiso Frontier, pictured right, is the wor...

Koalas need plan to survive

THE state government is being urged to protect wildlife on the Mornington Peninsula and throughout Victoria. Koalas top Mornington Peninsula Shire’s list of wildlife concerns and it wants the governm...

Going chemical free a win for winemakers

CRITTENDEN Estate in Dromana has won international recognition for its efforts to achieve sustainability in making wines. The estate has won the 2020 BRIT/FIVS international winegrowing competition i...

Shire’s climate efforts reach global stage

LOCAL government representatives from around the world have been told about Mornington Peninsula Shire’s efforts to attain “climate neutrality” through lessening its carbon emissions. Cr Hugh Fraser ...

Dance a way to better mental health

ALEX Dellaportas describes herself as “a living example of someone who doesn’t always fit in – someone who thinks differently, who experiences emotions uniquely”. She admits to having a “someti...

Millions poured into beach sand

MILLIONS of dollars in taxpayers’ money is being spent restoring two Mornington Peninsula beaches despite experts being unable to find a permanent solution to sand loss. At Portsea, heavy machinery i...

Start on Latrobe Valley hydrogen supply

WORK has officially started on a plant in the Latrobe Valley to extract hydrogen gas from brown coal which will be tuned into liquid at Hastings for export to Japan. The liquification plant now being...