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Media Releases

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

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VEC proposed reforms to Kingston’s Wards, coming too soon

14 August 2019

The City of Kingston is calling on Local Government Minister to not rush through any changes to Council’s Ward structure.

Kingston pokies losses top $85 million in a year

5 August 2019

The Alliance for Gambling Reform report that an astounding $234,798 has been lost on pokies per day in the City of Kingston over the past financial year.

Council awards $1.46 million in grants to Kingston community groups

5 August 2019

Kingston’s community groups will share in $1.46 million to continue their good work thanks to the City of Kingston’s annual community grants.

Major investment at Carrum’s Roy Dore Reserve about to kick-off

1 August 2019

Works are set to begin in late 2019 on the new $9 million Carrum sporting precinct at Roy Dore Reserve, which will be home to a host of sporting and community groups.

City of Kingston announces new CEO

23 July 2019

The City of Kingston today announced the appointment of Julie Reid as its new CEO.

Working towards the best outcomes for Kingston

18 July 2019

Kingston Council and the Victorian Government have joined forces to deliver much-needed new open space at Mentone and Cheltenham as part of the Level Crossing removal Projects (LXRP).

North Ward Meeting 2019

12 July 2019

Deputy Mayor Steve Staikos and Councillors Tamara Barth and George Hua, invite North Ward residents to attend a Councillor Ward Meeting

Community gives feedback on Council Services

10 July 2019

Residents have given Kingston Council positive results in the annual independent Community Satisfaction Survey, with strong improvement across a number of service areas.

Central Ward Meeting 2019

8 July 2019

Councillors Geoff Gledhill, Rosemary West OAM and Ron Brownlees OAM invite all Central Ward residents to attend a Councillor Ward Meeting.

Draft Housing Strategy and Neighbourhood Character Study

2 July 2019

The Victorian Government estimates that the population of Greater Melbourne will grow to 7.9 million people by 2051 and has set out how all local Councils must accommodate growth. We’ve been extensively consulting with the community to make sure we get this balance right.

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