entries open for 2021 st kilda film festival

Entries open for 2021 St Kilda Film Festival

The show will go on in 2021 with entries opening today for the 38th St Kilda Film Festival (SKFF). Australia's largest and longest-running short film festival will encompass the best of both worlds next year,...
recycling reset to turnaround bin contamination

Recycling Reset to turnaround bin contamination

Port Phillip Council has launched a Recycling Reset campaign to help residents combat growing bin contamination linked to people staying at home more during to the COVID-19 pandemic. An audit revealed the contamination rate of...
collaboration and covid-19 recovery key priorities for new port phillip mayor

Collaboration and COVID-19 recovery key priorities for new Port Phillip Mayor

Former Deputy Mayor Louise Crawford is Port Phillip’s new Mayor Cr Crawford said she is looking forward to getting to know all her fellow Councillors as they build the foundation of the new 2020-24 Council. “While we...
j l murphy reserve upgrades ready and waiting for first bounce

J L Murphy Reserve upgrades ready and waiting for first bounce

The $4.7 million redevelopment of J L Murphy Reserve, Port Melbourne was celebrated virtually today, after the official opening in March was delayed by COVID-19. The extensive upgrades were driven by the increased participation of...
design & development awards 2020 announced digitally

Design & Development Awards 2020 announced digitally

The best of urban design and innovation in Port Phillip was recognised last night as winners of Council’s Design & Development Awards 2020 were announced via a digital ceremony, after the March presentation was...
arts grants deliver rapid support to port phillip creatives

Arts grants deliver rapid support to Port Phillip creatives

Local artists, cultural organisations and creative groups have shared in almost $132,000 of small quick response grants, as part of Port Phillip Council’s Arts Response Grants program. The program was developed to reduce the impact...
anchors away for st kilda marina

Anchors away for St Kilda Marina

In a major milestone for the ageing St Kilda Marina, Port Phillip Council is awarding the long-term lease to a consortium with long-standing connections to the scenic site. Designs by the Australian Marina Development Corporation...
Port Phillip Council 2020/21 Budget sets foundation for recovery

Port Phillip Council 2020/21 Budget sets foundation for recovery

Measures supporting hard-hit business and arts communities are among a raft of COVID-19 recovery initiatives in Port Phillip Council’s 2020/21 Budget and Council Plan. Mayor Bernadene Voss said the Budget, adopted last night, reflects the...
elwood says hello to fogo trial

Elwood says hello to FOGO trial

Five hundred households in Elwood will soon be participating in Port Phillip Council’s first organic waste collection trial. The Food Organics Garden Organics (FOGO) trial will run for eight months, with the first collection happening...
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Port Phillip skate parks to be fenced off to guard against COVID-19

Thursday, 30 July 2020 Port Phillip Council will temporarily fence off two skate parks tomorrow after concerns that skateboarders ignoring existing barriers risk spreading the COVID-19 virus. All skate parks, including those at St Kilda and Port...