Monthly Archives: December 2011

Places Victoria seeks private partners to deliver communities

Places Victoria Media Release Places Victoria will establish a panel of private sector partners to help deliver several future development sites in growth areas, Chairman Peter Clarke said today. Mr Clarke reiterated the Places Victoria’s commitment to delivering all previous objectives to communities created by VicUrban and said private sector partnerships could speed this delivery. “Places Victoria will have an … > More

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Guide to growing your own fresh food

You can learn how to grow your own fresh food through the practical, Home Harvest guide. This guide explains how to plan, establish and maintain a healthy and productive vegetable, herb or fruit garden. It also includes information on: the role that food plays in creating sustainable communities why growing your own food benefits you and your community the concepts … > More

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Plan urged to avert growth chaos

Northern Weekly Meagan Weymes 19 December 2011 A PLAN is urgently needed for the delivery of roads, public transport and services in growth areas to avoid “potentially disastrous” disadvantage on the urban fringe, Whittlesea Council says. Submissions to the Victorian parliamentary inquiry Growing the Suburbs: Infrastructure and Business Development in Outer Suburban Melbourne, have highlighted a need for more investment … > More

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Epping hell: estate residents ‘betrayed’ by promises

The Age Adam Carey 15 December 2011 THE Aurora estate in Epping North was designed to be a flagship sustainable housing development for the outer suburbs, with six-star energy-rated homes for all and a bus stop a short walk from every front door. But a failure of communication between government departments might have killed the green dream, with the estate’s … > More

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Cycle of hazards leaves residents dirty over roads

Northern Weekly Michael Quin 6 July 2010 RESIDENTS of an Epping North housing estate want someone held responsible for the ‘‘dirty and dangerous’’ construction materials left on their roads. Please see here for more details

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Areas rail wait

Whittlesea Leader 12 October 2010 EPPING North Residents are still waiting for a train that never comes. Please see here for more details

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Trains run early on South Morang Rail line… but will buses take their place on Epping North route?

Northern Weekly Michael Quin 12 October 2010 TRANSPORT experts say a priority bus service betwen Epping and Epping North could ease traffic congestion but residents fear it will end any hope of extending the train line. Please see here for more details

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Whittlesea Leader Opinion

Whittlesea Leader Opinion 26 October 2010 Opionions published in Whittlesea Leader by ACA members Cara Horner and Tony Francis in regards to train line extension Please see here for more details

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Train plan derailed

Whittlesea Leader Sandro Olivo 16 November 2010 Secret report identified track options. Please see here for more details

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Council tries to track down rail promise

Northern Weekly 21 December 2010 A TRAIN extension to Epping North is needed to deal with skyrocketing population growth, Whittlesea Council says. Please see here for more details

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