Monthly Archives: April 2013

Taste of Cultural Fusion

A Taste of Cultural Fusion Saturday 18th May 2013 11am- 2pm Thomastown Library 52 Main Street Thomastown A fun day of cultural food, Music and Art for all age groups. By the Cultural Bridges Community Action Group. Further details: Nessie Sayar, email  

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Schools cash goes west

30 April 2013 Benjamin Preiss The Age The state government will build three new schools in Melbourne’s outer west but community groups in the north say they are also desperately short of schools. Next month’s state budget will include $11.5 million each for two new primary schools in Wyndham Vale South and Melton North West. A new prep to year … > More

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Multicultural Film Festival

Feast your eyes on this! City of Whittlesea in partnership with the local multicultural community, is hosting a Multicultural Film Festival accompanied by cultural activities, live performances and dance. All films come with English subtitles and traditional tea will be served. These events are open to all ages, especially those young at heart. Presented by Filipino Damayan Group, Northern Gujarati … > More

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Rail Plan Review

30 April 2013 Whittlesea Leader WHITTLESEA Council will ask the State Government to review the 20-year time-frame set for the Mernda and Epping North rail extension in the recent Public Transport Victoria plan. Mayor Rex Griffin said the council supported the report in principle, but the plan did not prioritise rail extension needs in Whittlesea despite the city’s strong population … > More

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Community Referral Poster

The Whittlesea Community Referral Poster 2011 might be of interest to you if you ever need to get help/ support when things go awry in your life.  The poster lists where to turn to in the City of Whittlesea for help with a range of issues including: emergency accommodation anger management family mediation child protection sexual assault family violence disability … > More

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CFLLC Afternoon Market 6/7/13

    Interested in having a stall at Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre’s upcoming Afternoon Market?   Here’s all the information you need to know:   The event is on Saturday 6 July from 1 – 4 pm.   It will be set up indoors.  For the event goers, entry is by gold coin donation.  Having a stall is FREE! … > More

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General Meeting 15 May

ACA General Community Meeting Wednesday 15th May, 7.30-9.00pm, Epping Views Primary School, 20 Mansfield Street, Epping, Victoria, 3076 RSVP: to by 5pm Monday 13th May All Welcome! FREE! Light refreshments provided Focus: Community Support Services Kathy Pompetti, Community Development Officer – Epping North, City of Whittlesea, will be attending our community meeting to discuss the support services available from … > More

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Anzac Day Dawn Service

Epping RSL holds a Dawn Serice on ANZAC day each year. Assembly from 5.15am for a 6.00am dawn service. Followed by a gunfire breakfast for a gold coin donation. 190 Harvest Home Rd, Epping VIC 3076

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Arrest warrant issued over blaze

April 15 Emily Portelli The Herald Sun THE MAN accused of using an angle grinder which sparked a bushfire that destroyed several properties on Melbourne’s outer fringe has failed to appear in court today. Magistrate Andrew Capell issued a warrant for the arrest of Michael Jee, 46, of Belmont after he failed to attend a filing hearing at Melbourne Magistrates’ … > More

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Input sought on residential development

WHITTLESEA Mayor Cr Rex Griffin has called on residents to help form a new framework to guide future development in Whittlesea’s established suburbs. The City of Whittlesea was going through a population explosion, and while the council was confident growth suburbs could accommodate the boom, Cr Griffin said housing development in established suburbs such as Thomastown, Epping and Whittlesea township … > More

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