Monthly Archives: July 2012

Harry Jenkins leaves seat

Northern Weekly 30 July 2012 Dan Moss A DYNASTY in Scullin will end next year when former Speaker Harry Jenkins leaves his seat. The Labor MP has been in government with former prime ministers Bob Hawke and Paul Keating, in opposition against John Howard, supported Kevin Rudd and now as a backbencher in the Gillard government. He announced he would … > More

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Your say on transport

The City of Whittlesea faces a number of transport and urban growth challenges over the next twenty years.  Council is developing an  Integrated Transport Strategy  to determine the transport needs of our community, now and into the future. The City of Whittlesea is seeking your input to ensure that future transport meets your needs. What kind of transport challenges do you … > More

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Epping North kinder closer

Whittlesea Leader 31 July 2012 Cheryl Balfour EPPING North families are a step closer to having kindergarten and maternal and child heath services close to home. Whittlesea Council confirmed works on the $6 million Lyndarum Family and Children’s Services Centre will start next month. Preschool classes at the centre, located near Epping Views Primary School, will begin in early 2014. … > More

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Patania makes mark on world stage

Whittlesea Leader July 31 2012 Page 3 EPPING’S golden voice, Felishia Patania, has come a long way since she first belted out her favourite Tina Arena song. Patania, who described her style as indie pop, brought home gold medals for her original and cover performances and was named an overall world champion division winner at the US awards. ‘‘It was … > More

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ACA AGM minutes available

The ACA 2012 AGM minutes are now available on the ACA website- http://www.aurora.asn.au/downloads/meeting-agendas-and-minutes/

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Comm Garden newsletter out

Please find the winter edition of the Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre Community Garden group newsletter here. Their working bees are the last Sunday of the month. They are a great way to meet other interested in gardening over a cuppa and morning tea.Please bring along garden gloves, strong foot wear and dress for the weather. There will also … > More

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Register for power group purchasing

  Dear ACA members/ Epping North residents, You have all heard that there is power in numbers, but perhaps never so literally. As the price of gas and electricity are set to increase with the price on carbon, getting together as residents of a community such as Aurora or beyond, might allow us to bargain to offset this added expense. … > More

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Shiny moth sculptures unveiled

Whittlesea Leader 24 July 2012 Cheryl Balfour A SHIMMERING collection of golden sun moth sculptures will be officially unveiled today about 10.30am at Lyndarum estate in Wollert. Three stainless-steel models reflect the three life stages of the endangered moth species, native to the Wollert area. The artist, Benjamin Gilbert, said the moths were placed to best catch the evening sunlight. … > More

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Kindie at Lyndarum started

Construction on the new Family & Children’s Services Centre at Lyndarum in Epping North (on corner of Kyabram Street and Lyndarum Drive, opposite the Lyndarum shops) has just begun. The project includes two registered kindergarten rooms for 33 children in each (both with outdoor play spaces), as well as two Maternal and Child Health rooms and associated car parking. Completion … > More

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Welcoming our new committee

The ACA is pleased to announce that its 2012 AGM was held on Wednesday night, 25th July 2012 and that the following community members were elected as executive committee members for 2012-13 financial year: President: Toni-Marie Wuelfert Vice President: Kathleen Ager Secretary: Khush Siganporza Treasurer: Roger Liang Public Officer: Shali De Silva Ordinary Member: Tony Francis Ordinary Member: Kerryn Rudolph … > More

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