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MTF Leader Transport Forum Frankston Council and Mornington Peninsula

Media Coverage:

Bus services in Carrum Downs, Skye, Peninsula an election issue after Melbourne Transport Forum 
Dimity Barber, Frankston Standard Leader BOOSTING bus services in neglected Skye and Carrum Downs could become a key election issue after politicians copped criticism during a community forum.

More than 100 people packed Frankston Mechanics Hall last week to grill candidates on their transport priorities ahead of the November election as part of the Leader Community News, Melbourne Transport Forum, Frankston Council and Mornington Peninsula Shire forum.


Event Details:

Presented by the Metropolitan Transport Forum and Leader Newspapers
Hosted by Frankston Council and Mornington Peninsula Shire
MTF Leader Newspapers Transport Forum for Frankston and Mornington Peninsula residents

WHEN:  Wednesday 27 June 6.30 – 8.00 pm
WHERE: Mechanics Hall, 1A Plowman Pl, Frankston

A public forum to discuss transport issues before the State election in November.
Meet the candidates from major parties, hear their policies and ask your questions.

Speakers include:

  • Paul Edbrooke, MLA for Frankston
  • David Davis, MLC Shadow Minister for Public Transport
  • Nina Springle, MLC South Eastern Metropolitan

Topics for discussion cover both Frankston and Mornington Peninsula, including:

  • Electrification of rail to Baxter and Hastings
  • Improving roads, reducing congestion and increasing safety
  • More frequent buses, especially route 788
  • Stony Point to Cowes Car Ferry
  • More cycling infrastructure
  • City and station car parking


Jun 27 2018


06:30 PM - 08:00 PM



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Mechanics Hall
1A Plowman Pl, Frankston

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