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Kingston Mayor sets facts straight on Level Crossing Removal Projects

26 April 2018

Kingston Mayor Steve Staikos has set the facts straigh following false claims on social media that Kingston Council is advocating in favour of rail over road at Edithvale and Bonbeach.

Victorian Government gives thumbs up for new Edithvale Life Saving Club designs

24 April 2018

Kingston Council and the Edithvale Life Saving Club have successfully gained State Government approval to redevelop the ageing club building. Kingston Mayor Steve Staikos said he was thrilled the new plans had been given the thumbs up by the Department of Land, Water & Planning

Kingston Council speaks out for a fairer go for renters

24 April 2018

Kingston Council has joined the ‘Make Renting Fair’ campaign, which calls on the Victorian Government to give renters greater stability and protection.

Tackling climate change and rising energy costs with positive action

24 April 2018

Kingston Council is calling for community input on ways that Council and the community can take positive action to address climate change.

Strong investment in community facilities in Kingston’s draft Budget

24 April 2018

Kingston Council has released its Draft Budget for 2018-19 which features a host of fantastic new community facilities and quality services while meeting the Victorian Government’s rate cap.

Local young achievers celebrated in Kingston’s Youth Awards

23 April 2018

Kingston’s best and brightest young people have been honoured in the annual Kingston Young Citizen of the Year Awards.

Secure your child’s kindergarten place with Kingston’s easy-to-use central enrolment system

23 April 2018

Applications open soon for 2019 four-year-old sessional kindergarten places in Kingston’s simple, easy-to-use central enrolment system.

Young photographers shine in the annual Picture This awards

20 April 2018

Kingston’s talented young photographers have been honoured in Kingston Youth Services annual Picture This Awards.

Historic Mentone Hotel to shine once again

12 April 2018

Kingston’s iconic Mentone Hotel will be restored and its doors open to the public once more. Kingston Mayor Steve Staikos said he was thrilled that an agreement had been reached between the developer, community groups and Council that will ensure the iconic venue has a strong future.

Winter foreshore dog regulations return

6 April 2018

With the colder weather approaching, foreshore winter dog restrictions are now in force from 1 April until 31 October – allowing more time for dogs to be exercised on Kingston’s beaches.

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