Frankston test of Liberal high achiever's dream

Farrah Tomazin Meet the Liberal candidate about to take on Geoff Shaw for the state seat of Frankston.

Ex-Speaker Ken Smith mulls a run for Geoff Shaw's Frankston seat

Victorian Parliamentary Speaker Ken Smith

Josh Gordon Former speaker Ken Smith is considering fighting his nemesis Geoff Shaw in the bay-side seat of Frankston at the November 29 election.

Former Speaker Ken Smith won't run for Geoff Shaw's seat of Frankston

Ken Smith

Former Victorian Speaker Ken Smith has backed away from a preselection contest for rebel independent MP Geoff Shaw's seat of Frankston.

Labor call for inquiry into sale of Frankston Crown land

Geoff Shaw

Royce Millar and Henrietta Cook State Labor has called for an investigation of the Napthine government's push to sell waterfront Crown land in Frankston, including to key supporters of maverick local MP Geoff Shaw.

Getting on board: Frankston passengers first to take a rainbow ride

Adam Carey The pot of gold the Napthine government is splashing on the Frankston railway line will soon lead to rainbows.

Heavy delays on Frankston train line after crash at Bonbeach level crossing


Caroline Zielinski Major delays are expected on the Frankston train line and on the Nepean Highway after a truck and a passenger train collided at a level crossing in Melbourne's south-east.

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Frankston line chaos after freight train derails

Metro passengers face major delays (Thumbnail)

Stephen Cauchi Peak hour Frankston line services are expected to be disrupted following the derailment of a freight train near Mordialloc station.

Frankston MP Geoff Shaw charged with misconduct

Geoff Shaw.

Josh Gordon Frankston MP Geoff Shaw has been charged with misconduct in public office and obtaining financial advantage by deception following a police investigation into allegations he misused his parliamentary...

Frankston woman arrested in US over naked photo sent to underage girl

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Thomas O'Byrne A Frankston woman has been arrested in the United States for allegedly sending naked pictures of herself to an underage girl.

$100m budget boost for Frankston train line


The Victorian government promises train services will be more reliable on the one of Melbourne's busiest lines under a 100 million dollar boost, that will be part of this week's state budget.

Signal fault creates havoc on Frankston line

Tom Arup Commuters are facing chaos getting home tonight, with delays of up to 40 minutes on one of Melbourne’s train lines.

Frankston MP Geoff Shaw upsets the party faithful

Baillieu government MP Geoff Shaw.

Royce Millar and Melissa Fyfe Scathing report shows some of politician's local supporters have turned against him in despair.

Tributes for gentleman chef who drowned off Frankston pier

Police lights are visible on top of a patrol car.

Vince Chadwick, Megan Levy and Paul Millar A young man who drowned in Port Phillip Bay early this morning had been drinking alcohol before he jumped into the rough water, despite not being able to swim.

MP for Frankston has a history of making headlines

Geoff Shaw.

Henrietta Cook Liberal MP Geoff Shaw's political career has been brief but colourful.

Frankston school closes because it can't pay bills

Model aims to lift world standing

Jewel Topsfield A Coptic Christian school in Frankston North has gone into administration after failing to meet the college's debt.

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MP Shaw in hot water on Frankston office building

Baillieu government MP Geoff Shaw.

Henrietta Cook Embattled Liberal under fire over plans for eight-storey South East Water office on waterfront.

More charges over year-old Frankston death

Adrian Lowe A fourth person has been charged in connection with the death of a 24-year-old man in Frankston in December last year.

Man hands himself in over Frankston killing


Paul Millar and Thomas Hunter Homicide detectives are questioning a 32-year-old man over the fatal bashing of a Frankston man yesterday.

Private guards to patrol Frankston

Private foot patrols will start on the streets of Frankston today to try to plug a policing gap in the area.

Frankston tenants sent packing over safety issues

Geoff Strong Tenants in a block of Frankston units were given less than 24 hours to vacate on Monday night because of alleged safety problems.