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Kingston Council receives a tick of approval from the community in the latest annual satisfaction survey

23 July 2021

Residents across Kingston have given Council a high rating for overall performance in this year’s independent Community Satisfaction Survey.

Council flags strong concerns over development at Moorabbin Airport site

2 July 2021

Council and the community fear that the proposed draft Master Plan for the Moorabbin Airport site includes too much non-aviation development that: imposes on neighbouring homes, could compromise safety, and undermines the site’s prime purpose as a centre for aviation.

Kingston’s new live music hub helps musicians get back on stage

2 July 2021

After a dark 18 months for Melbourne’s live music industry, there is finally some light as Kingston Arts launches its new live music program, Live at City Hall.

Safety a high priority for the Kingston community and Council

25 June 2021

Six weeks into the launch of the joint YourGround project, more than 135 pins have been placed on an interactive map of the City of Kingston by community members sharing their experiences and perceptions of safety within local streets, parks, trails, and recreational spaces.

Kingston unveils a new Community Vision developed by the community

24 June 2021

Kingston Council has been presented with its new Community Vision with a focus on building the most liveable and sustainable city in Victoria.

State Government confirms only the Heatherton site will be considered for train stabling yards

18 June 2021

Council has been advised by the Victorian Government that it will only be putting forward the site at Old Dandenong Road in Heatherton for assessment as the proposed location for the Suburban Rail Loop stabling yards.

The City of Kingston continues to provide COVID-19 support

18 June 2021

In response to Victoria’s recent circuit-breaker restrictions, the City of Kingston has provided $50,000 in grants to our Local Emergency Relief Service providers – as part of our ongoing commitment to support the community to get through the impacts of COVID-19.

Award-winning local playwright helps Kingston shine a light on gambling harm

16 June 2021

A new locally produced play commissioned by the City of Kingston is hoping to shine a light on the harmful effects of gambling in the community.

Expansion works for Carrum Life Saving Club given the green light

10 June 2021

The Carrum Life Saving Club will undergo significant expansion works to help meet the needs of growing community demand.

Council to enact all recommendations from independent review

9 June 2021

Kingston Council has announced it will accept all the recommendations of an independent review conducted into a recent presentation at Parkdale Secondary College.

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