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Media Releases

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

Media Advisor: p 9581 4916, m 0457 541 100 or media@kingston.vic.gov.au

Fall in love... with this year's Mordi Fest line-up

14 February 2019

There's something you'll love more than romance this Valentine's Day: the music, food and wine offerings at this Year's Mordi Fest.

Rescission Motion helps put Bay Trail back on track

12 February 2019

Kingston Council is closer to pushing ahead with plans to build the missing link of the Bay Trail after more than two decades of delay.

Community Grants provide thousands of dollars to support local groups

7 February 2019

Kingston’s 2019–2020 grants program is now open, with thousands of dollars on offer to help local community groups, artists and children’s organisations.

Council backs community calls for excess material at old tip site to be removed

6 February 2019

Kingston Council has refused permission for the owners of the former Carroll Road landfill site to keep excess material at the site, following strong community opposition.

Enough is Enough. City of Kingston calls for limits on pokies harm

5 February 2019

With pokie machines costing residents $86 million a year, the City of Kingston has drawn a line in the sand and is saying ‘Enough is Enough’.

Council purchases two properties to help give Kingston’s Green wedge a bright future

4 February 2019

Kingston Council has bought two key properties in Kingston’s Green Wedge to ensure they are kept for the community to enjoy for decades to come.

Kingston’s 2019 Australia Day Awards Announced

29 January 2019

A tireless volunteer who has dedicated more than 40 years to serving the community has been named Citizen of the Year at the 2019 Kingston Australia Day Awards.

Mentone businesses continue to welcome shoppers, during works

10 January 2019

Despite works underway at Mentone to pave the way for a new community Piazza, the buzzing shopping strip remains open for business during this time.

Nine Perfect Strangers tops Kingston’s favourite books for 2018

10 January 2019

Liane Moriarty’s Nine Perfect Strangers tops the list as the most borrowed book from Kingston City Libraries last year.2018 borrowing results highlight a diversity of tastes among Kingston City’s readers.

Put your family’s safety first around water this summer

9 January 2019

With the warmer weather upon us, Council urges community members to put their family’s safety first, whenever you are near a pool, spa or heading to the beach.

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