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Council deeply disappointed in Government decision to extend concrete crusher in the heart of the ‘lungs of Melbourne’

27 November 2020

Kingston Council is deeply disappointed that the Victorian Planning Minister has given an 11th hour approval for a concrete crushing facility to remain in Kingston’s Green Wedge for a further 10 years.

A Summer of alfresco dining ahead for Kingston

27 November 2020

Summer is almost here, and Kingston’s restaurants, cafes and bars have taken to the streets and parks to welcome back diners.

Open a book and dig deeper this Summer to win great prizes at Kingston Libraries

27 November 2020

Kingston Libraries’ Summer Reading Club is back for another year encouraging children to read over summer and win some fantastic prizes. This years’ theme is Dig Deeper: read, discover, investigate.

Local community asked to help shape new Bay Trail sculpture

20 November 2020

Kingston Arts is seeking expressions of interest from the community to participate in creative consultation workshops with artist Deb McNaughton, who is working on an exciting new artwork to be installed along the Bay Trail, as part of the Bay Trail Public Art Project.

Kingston Council elects its new Mayor

19 November 2020

Bunjil ward Councillor Steve Staikos has been elected to lead the Kingston community for the next 12 months as the city’s Mayor.

Council welcomes funding commitment for new Centre for Wellbeing at Moorabbin Reserve

19 November 2020

Kingston Council has welcomed a partnership between the Federal and State Governments that will see additional funding for the development of a new Centre for Health and Wellbeing at Moorabbin Reserve, named after legendary football player Danny Frawley.

New Kingston Council announced

11 November 2020

Results for the 2020 Kingston Council elections have been declared by the Victorian Electoral Commission, with five councillors re-elected and six new faces joining the expanded 11-member Council.

A vision for Moorabbin's Renewal taking shape

10 November 2020

An exciting plan for the revitalisation of Moorabbin is taking shape with Council adopting design frameworks which set out a vision for two key areas in the growing suburb.

Kingston to welcome back visitors to its libraries, sport and recreation centres as restrictions ease

7 November 2020

Kingston Council will start reopening our libraries and recreation centres to the community from Monday 9 November as COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease across Victoria.

Kingston’s cafes and restaurants embrace outdoor dining

31 October 2020

Kingston hospitality businesses have rushed to take up outdoor dining options offered by Council including free Outdoor Dining and Footpath Trading permits and dining pop-up licences.

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