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rippon lea estate gardens free new “backyard” for port phillip residents

Rippon Lea Estate gardens free new “backyard” for Port Phillip residents

Residents can enjoy free access to spectacular, stately gardens from today under an innovative trial between Port Phillip Council and the National Trust of Australia (Victoria). Under the funding agreement, Port Phillip residents simply have...

Port Phillip Council renews pill testing push

The City of Port Phillip has renewed its call for the Victorian Government to allow it to become home to the State’s first pill testing trial. “Almost two years ago, our Council passed a resolution...
port melbourne community embraces lakes entrance in first ‘sister city’ bushfire recovery initiative  


The Port Melbourne community is rallying around bushfire affected Lakes Entrance, which is a hub for this devastated area – with events including a weekend away being held to assist the East Gippsland town’s...
Port Phillip Council 2020/21 Budget sets foundation for recovery

Port Phillip Council readies for Australia Day

Port Phillip Council is planning for a safe and enjoyable Australia Day weekend for the thousands of residents and visitors who flock to the City’s scenic parks and beaches this time of year. Mayor Dick...
st kilda’s new water tube

St Kilda’s New Water Tube

No, this isn’t what you think. Water Tube isn’t a new kids' ride at Luna Park, or the latest transport method to the CBD but rather an ingenious Aussie invention promoted by a long-time...
port phillip council launches 2019/20 summer in the city campaign

Port Phillip Council launches 2019/20 Summer in the City campaign

Port Phillip Council is urging visitors and residents to play their part towards achieving another safe and clean summer across the City. Mayor Dick Gross said Council is keen to repeat its highly successful 2018/19...
Participants and supporters at the final match of Port Phillip Council’s 2 on 2 Tournament with Mayor Dick Gross (in orange) and Acting Senior Sergeant Jay McDonald.

Basketball tournament a win for youth inclusion

A basketball tournament funded by Port Phillip Council has brought youths together to have fun and feel connected to the St Kilda foreshore. Indigenous and African youths were among the 12 to 19-year-olds travelling across...
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...
australia day to dawn with a morning of mourning

Australia Day to dawn with a Morning of Mourning

Australia Day in Port Phillip will dawn with a “Morning of Mourning and Remembrance” following a decision at last night’s Port Phillip Council Meeting to support the inclusive ceremony. While the proposal was discussed in...
Dance card


DANCE CARD encourages over 50s to dance like nobody’s watching Over-50s: dig out your dancing shoes and get ready to fill your DANCE CARD as Port Phillip Council, supported by Bendigo Bank, presents four different...