Port Phillip Council calls on revellers to play their part

Port Phillip Council is urging revellers to ‘play your part’ over the busy Christmas and New Year period when thousands of people flock to the City’s scenic parks and beaches. Mayor Dick Gross said Council’s litter-pickers have been observing less rubbish, including glass, across the City’s popular public spaces over the past few weeks. “While this is encouraging, it’s too early...

Port Phillip Council funds ‘Art and Soul’ contributors

Six outstanding arts organisations have been awarded Port Phillip Council grants to support their considerable cultural contributions to the City. The successful Cultural Development Fund applicants are: • Rawcus Theatre Company Inc – an award-winning ensemble of artists with and without disability • The Torch – creative arts programs for Indigenous offenders and ex-offenders • Australian Tapestry Workshop – an award-winning centre of...

St Kilda foreshore alcohol ban starts tomorrow

Port Phillip Council is reminding visitors and residents that a 24-hour alcohol ban starts tomorrow on the St Kilda foreshore and nearby parks and reserves. Mayor Dick Gross today urged everyone enjoying the St Kilda foreshore, the most visited beach in Victoria, to obey the ban and join Council in keeping Port Phillip clean and safe over summer. “We wish it...

New Fitzroy Street Market hits the mark in December

Stuck for the perfect present for friends and family and don’t want to battle crowds at a shopping mall? Come along to the new Fitzroy Street Market in St Kilda to explore more than 30 shops and stalls on Fridays on December 7, 14 and 21 from 3-8 pm. Gorgeous fashion and jewellery, vegan leather goods, Christmas decorations, sustainable active wear, pawfect...

Do your good deed this Mitzvah Day

If you only volunteer once a year, why not make it on Mitzvah Day in Port Phillip on Sunday 18 November. This grass-roots, Jewish-led day of social action has exploded in popularity, with 45 groups registered locally so far for this year. Group members will complete charity projects which benefit the Port Phillip and wider community. Mitzvah translates to ‘good deeds’, a...

HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL

Where: Town Hall, St Kilda When: Wednesday 31st October 2018 to Sunday 4th November 2018 MELBOURNE’S BIGGEST AND SPOOKIEST HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL If you’re a Halloween loving family or you want to feel like you’re in a real-life horror movie, you’ve got to get down Melbourne’s biggest and spookiest 5-day Halloween Festival, Spooktober. Enjoy free entry to the Spooktober Halloween Festival with our presenting partner Wizz...

Fishermans Bend parking changes 2018

New Fishermans Bend parking controls to be evaluated Port Phillip Council has modified its parking plan for the growing Fishermans Bend precinct following community feedback. Council will be informing affected properties and stakeholders about its decision and timelines for the parking control changes. Mayor Bernadene Voss said the effectiveness of the new parking controls, to apply from October, will be monitored for...

Luna Park’s Winter Feast

Where: Luna Park, St Kilda When: 1st July, 15th July,     It’s Christmas in July at Luna Park! Invite your friends and family to our hearty buffet lunch with unlimited rides included and drink on arrival. Come for the feast – stay for the rides! Our classic Christmas catering by culinary experts Going Gourmet will leave you satisfied with memories of Christmas’ past, while the...