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Media Releases

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Kingston embraces sustainable innovation to close the loop

30 June 2020

The equivalent of 29,000 milk bottles have been diverted from landfill and recycled into storm water pipes in a landmark project for the City of Kingston.

Urgent reforms needed to prevent gambling harm when pokies return in Kingston

29 June 2020

Kingston Council is calling on the Victorian Government to urgently enact reforms to prevent gambling harm when poker machines are turned back on in the area on 20 July.

Works set to begin on Cheltenham’s new community space

25 June 2020

Works are set to begin on a new community green space linking Cheltenham’s retail precinct with the new train station and Cheltenham Park.

Kingston’s green, open spaces the winners in successful funding bid

18 June 2020

A new pocket park is to be created in Moorabbin thanks to a funding boost from the Victorian Government. Funding has also been received to help expand the off-leash dog park at Roy Dore Reserve in Carrum.

Kingston to welcome its newest Aussies via virtual citizenship ceremonies

17 June 2020

For the first time, Kingston will host its Australian citizenship ceremonies online due to COVID-19 restrictions. Twelve citizens from six different countries will take part in the one-on-one ceremonies.

Kingston reopens community facilities as restrictions ease

11 June 2020

Kingston Council has started reopening its libraries, recreation centres and community sporting grounds as COVID-19 restrictions are eased across Victoria.

Kingston Council and industry leaders join forces to support local businesses during COVID-19 crisis

29 May 2020

Local industry leaders will join forces with Kingston Council on a new taskforce to support local businesses during the COVID-19 crisis.

Delivering financial support to the community a key part of Kingston’s Draft Budget

29 May 2020

Kingston Council has released a Draft Budget for 2020 – 21 that prioritises financial relief for residents and local businesses impacted by COVID-19, continuing the support package announced in March.

Open-air art brings colour and culture amid COVID-19

22 May 2020

Art galleries may be temporarily closed due to COVID-19 but in Kingston new outdoor artworks have created something of an open-air gallery across the city bringing art to the people.

Find out more about becoming a Kingston Councillor

19 May 2020

Community members interested in becoming a local councillor are invited to an online information session to prepare for the 2020 elections.

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