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Media Releases

Working with the media is an effective way to inform the community about important issues and upcoming events.

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Accessibility upgrades in Mordialloc, to benefit wider community

15 May 2021

Work will soon commence on a number of projects to improve accessibility in Mordialloc, as part of Council’s commitment to ensure our facilities, open spaces, buildings and foreshore can be enjoyed by everyone.

Mentone Life Saving Club redevelopment to get underway

12 May 2021

A major redevelopment of the Mentone Life Saving Club precinct will get underway late next month. The $11.8 million construction approved by Council, and funded in the 2021/22 Draft Budget, will see the existing club building replaced with a brand new state-of-the-art facility.

Kingston Draft Budget focuses on high-quality services and facilities

12 May 2021

Kingston Council has released a Draft Budget for 2021–2022 which prioritises delivering a broad range of high-quality services and maintaining vital infrastructure, while investing in exciting new projects that will help to strengthen our community.

Proactive planning review findings made public

10 May 2021

Council has released a summary of a recent probity review into planning matters at the City of Kingston. The review, which was finalised in February 2021, found no evidence of improper conduct at Kingston Council.

Kingston’s new Aquatic Facility Plan moves forward

4 May 2021

Kingston’s new aquatics and leisure centre is one step closer, with Council adopting the Aquatic Facility Plan to help guide the project.

Council statement on Parkdale Secondary College program

27 April 2021

Read CEO Tim Tamlin's statement regarding the Diversity and Inclusion Presentation delivered at Parkdale Secondary College.

Keeping Kingston’s community and our pets co-existing purrfectly

22 April 2021

Council is preparing a new Domestic Animal Management Plan to ensure the community and our furry friends can peacefully and safely co-exist, and we want your input.

Le Page Park Sports Pavilion upgrade works underway

9 April 2021

Local football and cricket clubs will soon have access to new female-friendly changing facilities at Le Page Park, with works now underway on the $625,000 upgrade to the sports pavilion.

New community park taking shape on former landfill site

31 March 2021

The four-hectare former landfill site at Elder Street South in Clarinda has been rehabilitated and is ready to be turned into a park for the community as the latest addition to Kingston’s visionary Sandbelt Open Space – Chain of Parks Project.

Council calls on the Government to reduce the number of pokies allowed in Kingston

31 March 2021

Kingston Council has called on the Victorian Government to urgently reduce the number of electronic gaming machines allowed in the municipality to prevent further gambling harm.

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