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Media Releases

The City of Kingston issues media releases to inform the community about important issues and upcoming events.

We also distribute 'Kingston Your City', a quarterly magazine, to every property in the municipality and issue Kingston News, a free monthly enewsletter. Previous editions can be viewed here.  

Kingston's Media Advisor can be contacted on: p 9581 4633, m 0457 541 100 or

Talk to us about hard waste collection

21 January 2022

Kingston City Council is seeking feedback from the community on proposed changes to the hard waste collection service.

The ‘Art Pass, Reimagined’ will commence in early 2022

23 December 2021

Chelsea will soon be home to a significant new piece of work by artist Anu Patel: the ‘Art Pass, Reimagined.’ It pays homage to Anu’s original piece ‘the Art Pass’, which had to be removed as part of the Level Crossing Removal Project’s station redevelopment works in Chelsea.

Pet owners supported through new strategic plan

21 December 2021

Kingston is giving extra support to local pet owners including 12 months’ free first registration for your pet, review of mandatory desexing age, extra patrols of off-lead areas plus animal shelter support for victims of family violence.

Kingston to be home to three public electric vehicle charging stations

20 December 2021

Kingston will soon boast several new public electric vehicle (EV) charging stations thanks to Council investment and Victorian Government grant funding.

Seeking community feedback about changing our local laws

15 December 2021

Proposed changes to Kingston’s Community Local Law are open for public comment to seek community views on key issues including backyard firepits, footpath trading, derelict buildings and nature strip maintenance.

Highett Village Common pop-up park: a place to meet and unwind

15 December 2021

Community members are enjoying the colourful and fun temporary community space set up at Highett Library, the Highett Village Common.

Join the fun on Kingston’s Tinsel Trail

7 December 2021

Christmas is almost upon us, so it’s time jump on Kingston’s Tinsel Trail. A wonderful shimmering trail of activities, events, eye-catching neon installations, and competitions are spreading across the city – and you’re encouraged to join in the fun.

La Niña warnings to prompt flood preparedness across Kingston

6 December 2021

Following the Bureau of Meteorology’s recent announcement to expect La Niña weather patterns over the coming months, Kingston Council is contacting local community groups, sports clubs and schools to remind them to be prepared.

Equality and respect the focus of anti-violence campaign

30 November 2021

Kingston Council is putting respect in the spotlight as part of the global campaign - 16 days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence.

Council seeks community feedback on Suburban Rail Loop design, open space and connectivity advocacy

24 November 2021

A visionary plan to make the most of the proposed Suburban Rail Loop has been developed by Kingston Council to demonstrate the potential for high-quality community and environmental outcomes that could be achieved by the project.

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