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PET EXPO DOOMED: CASH NEEDED ELSEWHERE

◙ Freedom of Information documents spell it out. So why weren’t we just told the facts? EXCLUSIVE Avid readers of Bandicoot’s posts will recall councillors voting in May to “discontinue” the Peninsula Pet Expo, which the…


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SUPER-COUNCIL WOULD SWAMP MORNPEN

EXCLUSIVE The Mornington Peninsula would risk being swamped by the five municipalities with which it is proposed to merge under a plan being pushed by the Committee for Melbourne (CFM) and apparently favoured by the…


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ANGRY COUNCILLORS REJECT MEDIA POLICY

EXCLUSIVE Councillors have, in a stormy private briefing session last Tuesday (6 June), emphatically rejected a proposed shire media relations policy that would have given council officers control over what councillors could or could not…



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BRUSH FENCE v. HERITAGE AND HISTORY

The house being built at 3080 Point Nepean Rd is nameless, so far as Bandicoot knows, but for the purposes of this story it needs a name. We hereby name this house Strode Sands for brevity,…