Monthly Archives: August 2012

Whittlesea draft enviro strategy

Draft Environmental Sustainability Strategy The City of Whittlesea Environmental Sustainability Strategy 2012-2022 will outline a 10-year framework for us and the community to work together towards a more sustainable future. It aims to protect our city’s unique natural assets and quality of life, in the face of rapid urban growth. The draft strategy has been developed after 4 years of … > More

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Flyer distributors needed

The new committee are planning our first General Meeting for Wednesday September 19th, and the first Coffee and Chat on Saturday October 13th. We are looking for people who would have some time to distribute flyers regarding the two events to local residents within the Aurora estate. The General Meeting flyers need to be delivered anytime between Sat 1st and … > More

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Better public transport meeting

Better public transport for City of Whittlesea PUBLIC MEETING 6.30 pm Monday Sept 10th Fountain View Room Whittlesea Council Offices Ferres Bvd, South Morang The state government removed buses. This hurt elderly and school children. New housing estates need buses so that families do not have to run an extra car. Mernda and North Epping need trains. Plenty Road has … > More

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Bring back buses meeting

  Tony Francis, ACA committee ordinary member, will be speaking at this event which is focusing on bus services in our Municipality.  It would be great to see some Epping North residents at this public meeting if they can attend. Bring back the buses PUBLIC MEETING 2.30 pm FRIDAY 17th AUGUST MILL PARK COMMUNITY CENTRE Cnr Mill Park Dve & … > More

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Epping plan on show

The Epping Central Structure Plan is on exhibition from this week until September 17. After 3 years of extensive community consultation and research, the future of Epping Central as a vibrant hub for new employment, diverse housing and investment, is one step closer to becoming a reality. Mayor, Councillor Stevan Kozmevski, said the Epping Central Structure Plan paves the way … > More

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Council election October

Every 4 years, residents aged over 18 vote to elect councillors for Whittlesea Council by postal ballot. Voting is compulsory and residents who are on the roll and do not vote may be fined. The next Whittlesea Council election will be held in October 2012: 9 October to 11 October – ballot packs and uncontested ward leaflets mailed out to everyone … > More

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Higher car dooring penalties

VicRoads warns drivers and passengers to look before they open. VicRoads advises that new, higher penalties now apply for offences relating to causing a hazard with a vehicle door, more commonly known as ‘dooring’. Rule 269(3) of the Victorian Road Safety Road Rules 2009 states it is an offence to cause a hazard to a person or a vehicle by … > More

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We Need To Make Tracks

Whittlesea Leader 7 August 2012 Editorial MELBOURNE’S growing pains are going to really start hurting if nothing is done to improve public transport. And it is not just the train network that needs surgery. The bus system is woefully inadequate and routes servicing the outer suburbs, in particular, leave a lot to be desired. Congestion on our roads is, of … > More

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Felishia: world champion

Felishia Patania has been performing since a very young age. After experimenting with various different vocal styles, Felishia has now discovered her own unique style which has been labelled as “Indie Pop”. Felishia’s journey started at Johnny Young Talent School studying advance dance and music for 9 years. In order to expand her musical horizons, she then left Johnny Young and went to Manhattan … > More

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