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Since 1946 Watsons Pty Ltd has served the development industry throughout Victoria consulting on land-related issues and estates in the urban growth corridors and regional Victoria, with a historical emphasis on the Mornington Peninsula. Combining Town Planning, Land Surveying, Civil Engineering, Urban Design, Landscape Design and Project Management skills and experience allows us to take great pride in delivering to our clients a distinct market advantage. Watsons turns challenges and complexities into solutions producing high quality returns and products for our clients.

The Urban Development Industry of Australia has recognised four of Watsons residential developments with environmental and urban design awards for excellence. Watsons is presently designing and managing a number of prestigious Victorian land projects including Martha Cove at Safety Beach. Watsons is pleased to continue its long association with the Mornington Art Show. Mornington 5 Main Street Mornington 3931 Phone: 03 5975 4644

Melbourne Level 2 470 St Kilda Road Melbourne 3004 Phone: 03 9820 8144




THANK THAN YOU The Rotary Club of Mornington wishes to sincerely thank its Sponsors, Artists, Volunteers and all who attended our recent Mornington Art Show. You have all contributed to the success of this years’ show which has become a major community event. This year our club have donated around $20,000 to Bush fire Relief. Last year Mornington Rotary contributed $25,000 for an Intensive Care bed at The Bays Hospital, funded an Interplast medical team to Samoa and provided clean water filter hydrants to schools in Bhutan. For more details please see our website www.rotaryclubofmornington.org.au

It might have been safe once, it doesn’t mean it’s safe now New safety

standards have been introduced by the state government to improve pool and spa barrier safety.

You must register your pool or spa with the Mornington Peninsula Shire by 1 June 2020.

You can have a safe and compliant pool or spa barrier in four easy steps: Step 1: register your pool or spa Step 2: get your pool or spa barrier checked by a qualified surveyor

Step 3: undertake required works to make pool or spa barrier compliant Step 4: have your pool or spa barrier certified

Forms will also be made available to complete in hard copy at the Shire’s offices in Rosebud, Mornington, Hastings and Somerville.

Walkers out to beat MND A BIG crowd is expected to attend the Mornington Coast Walk, 9am, Saturday 15 February, which raises money for FightMND. The not-for-profit event run by Mornington resident Sarah Quigley came about after her mother, Marie Lewis, was diagnosed with MND in 2017. “I decided to organise a walk to raise money to fight this debilitating disease,” she said. “Every day two people are diagnosed. There is no effective treatment or cure. “It slowly robs you of your speech, movement, ability to eat, breathe and eventually kills you – all in an average 27 months. The first walk in 2018 raised $4500, while last year’s walk, attended by more than 200 people, raised about $17,000. All money raised goes directly to the charity – there is no red tape, she said. Participants meet at Mornington Park and walk to Mt Martha and return – a 10 kilometre

Have Your Say Have your say on the preferred site for the new Southern Peninsula Youth Hub Mornington Peninsula Shire Council invites community feedback on its preferred site location for the new Southern Peninsula Youth Hub. Following extensive consultation last year, Council has decided the preferred location will be at the Olympic Park site in Rosebud.

Failure to comply carries a penalty of $330.44

To register and learn more visit: mornpen.vic.gov.au/poolregister


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round trip. They can walk as far as they want: from 100 metres to 10 kilometres. Entry is free but donations can be made to FightMND, either through the online page or on the day. Merchandise, including hats and stubby holders, can be bought on the day. “The walk is about raising money and awareness of MND, but perhaps its greatest role is in supporting all those touched by this devastating disease,” Ms Quigley said. “My mum was able to attend the first walk before she died. “Having the community come out and support the fight made such a huge impact on her. As a daughter and carer of someone with the disease, it gave me great strength and the hope that one day we will find a cure.” The walk has been listed as a finalist in the Mornington Peninsula Community Event of 2019. Ms Quigley is planning another walk to support the Heart Foundation in April.

To have your say visit:


How to Have Your Say Provide your feedback online until 5pm Wednesday 11 March or pick up a hard copy at one of our Customer Service offices.

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