Frankston

Safety fears lead to speed restrictions for X'Trapolis train on Frankston line

Adam Carey The first scheduled run of the X'Trapolis train on the Frankston line has been criticised as a desperate election stunt with Melbourne's newest and fastest train having to operate at a restricted...

Government commits $22m for Frankston TAFE campus

TAFE staff protest cuts to the sector announced in the state budget.

Benjamin Preiss The Coalition government will spend almost $22 million to redevelop a TAFE campus in the crucial marginal electorate of Frankston.

Frankston woman dies after being hit by car

Beau Donelly A woman has died in hospital after she was hit by a car on a busy road south-east of Melbourne.

Frankston man among 16 charged with offering money in exchange for demerit points

Allison Worrall Motorists have been using social media sites and online classifieds to offer money in exchange for demerit points, police say.

Elderly man hit and killed on Nepean Highway at Frankston

Catherine Chisholm An elderly man was hit by a car and killed as he stood at the boot of his parked vehicle in Melbourne's south-east.

$1 million damages payout after daughter's death in Frankston Hospital

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Nick McKenzie and Richard Baker 'She was just gorgeous,' Colin Hauserman says of his daughter, Amy, who was found dead in a bath at Frankston Hospital after she was voluntarily admitted as a psychiatric patient.

Train driver traumatised after Frankston line near miss

Goya Dmytryshchak A train driver was left traumatised by a near miss on the Frankston line on Saturday.

Denis Napthine moves to expel Frankston MP Geoff Shaw

Geoff Shaw

Richard Willingham Premier Denis Napthine is set to move to expel rogue independent MP Geoff Shaw because his apology to Parliament about misuse of his parliamentary entitlements lacked sincerity.

Statement from Frankston MP Geoff Shaw

“How threatening must independent voices really be to Napthine?”

Frankston MP Geoff Shaw survives Premier's expulsion bid

Frankston MP Geoff Shaw.

Josh Gordon and Henrietta Cook Geoff Shaw has ramped up his rhetoric against Denis Napthine, accusing the Premier of having "lost the plot" after the balance-of-power MP survived a move by the Coalition to end his controversial...

Taxi drivers who assaulted Frankston MP Geoff Shaw escape convictions

Frankston MP Geoff Shaw

Adam Cooper Frankston MP Geoff Shaw struck a taxi driver with a bag or briefcase and pushed another cabbie into a fence during an altercation on the steps of Parliament House, a court has heard

Drunk Frankston driver rescued by police after crashing car into embankment

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Jade Gailberger A Frankston woman who blew five times over the legal limit on Wednesday has been labelled a “disgrace” by police.

Commuters face peak hour delays on Frankston train line

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Adam Carey Commuters are facing delays after trains have been suspended on part of the Frankston line during peak hour.

Firefighter set to contest Frankston seat

Helen Constas with state Labor leader Daniel Andrews.

Richard Willingham A local firefighter has emerged as frontrunner to be Labor's candidate in Frankston to replace Helen Constas who resigned last month following revelations of workplace bullying.

Man killed in house fire in Frankston

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Patrick Hatch An elderly man was killed when fire tore through a house in Frankston on Saturday evening.

Geoff Shaw thinks budget gives too much money to Frankston

Geoff Shaw.

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Elderly woman reverses into retirement home in Frankston

Tammy Mills An elderly driver accidentally crashed into the reception of a retirement village in Melbourne's south-east on Monday.

Pro-life group to campaign for Frankston MP Geoff Shaw

The first day of State Parliament with Geoff Shaw. Speaker Ken Smith resigned as speaker.

Henrietta Cook Anti-abortion advocates will campaign for Geoff Shaw in the marginal seat of Frankston in the lead-up to the state election.

Taxi drivers accused of assaulting Frankston MP Geoff Shaw to contest charges

MP Geoff Shaw

Adam Cooper A barrister representing four taxi drivers accused of assaulting balance-of-power MP Geoff Shaw has indicated in court that the cabbies will contest the charges against them.

Police investigate stabbing following Frankston fight

Tammy Mills A man was stabbed in the back after a fight in Frankston in Melbourne's south-east on Wednesday night.