Mitchell’s Front Page comes to Torquay

February 18, 2016 BY

THE sounds of community radio were coming live from Torquay earlier this week as Mitchell’s Front Page made a trip to the town.

The radio program on 94.7 The Pulse set up in Café Moby for its two-hour slot on Tuesday as host Mitchell Dye interviewed several guests from the worlds of state and federal politics.

describing Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan as “out of her depth” in her portfolio, especially in relation to the problems affecting V/Line services between Geelong and Melbourne.

The federal electorate of Corangamite was a particular focus of Tuesday’s program, with incumbent Liberal MP Sarah Henderson, Labor candidate Libby Coker and Greens candidate Patchouli Paterson all stepping up to the microphone.

Ms Henderson continued her criticism of the Surf Coast Shire over its handling of the consultation regarding the Surf Coast Aquatic and Health Centre.

build community opposition.”

Torquay Commerce and Tourism’s Les Watson spoke about his group’s advocacy for local traders on issues such as parking and the availability of Surf Coast Times senior journalist James Taylor was also a guest on the program, noting that the proposed Torquay pool and the intersection of the Surf Coast Highway and Beach Road continued to be hot topics for the newspaper.

Anyone in Torquay who missed a chance to see Tuesday’s program live may get another chance in the near future, as Mitchell’s Front Page hopes to run more outside broadcasts in the town on a regular basis

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