Monthly Archives: May 2013

FREE detox your home this sat 1/6

Dont forget- you can dispose of your old and unwanted household chemicals, gas cylinders, batteries, fire extinguishers etc in an environmentally responsible way by bringing them to the free City of Whittlesea Detox Your Home Day on Saturday, 1 June 2013 9.00am- 5.00pm. Registration is essential. Once registered, you will receive an email and/or SMS confirming the drop off site … > More

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ACA stall @ Wollert market

Many of you would already know about the Wollert Community Market which is held on the 4th Saturday of every month 8am- 2pm (excluding July, September and December) on Epping Road in Wollert. The market managers have offered the ACA a regular table at the Market – this is a great opportunity for the ACA to meet and greet and … > More

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Epping Rd- HH Rd intersection

As most of you will now probably be aware, there is a McDonalds and BP service station currently being built on the corner of Harvest Home Road and Epping Rd/ High Street.  People have been wondering why this development has gone ahead without any public consultation and also without traffic lights being installed. Please see below a response from City … > More

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General Mtg Minutes now online

You can now find online the minutes to our last General Meeting held on Wednesday 15th May 2013 at Epping Views Primary School, 20 Mansfield Street Epping North, 7.30pm-9.10pm. Special guest speakers were Kathy Pompetti, Tanya Nacarov and Emma Shelton from the City of Whittlesea and Marita Bassett from Scouts Australia. The file can be found at http://www.aurora.asn.au/?file_id=103.

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Our Neighbourh​ood Community Grants

There is some grant money going with Australia Post at the moment which some of you may be interested in- applications are now open for their Our Neighbourh​ood Community Grants program, closing Friday, 28 June 2013. If you have any ideas for a project that the Epping North/ Wollert community could undertake eg community feast, multicultural festival etc then please … > More

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Wallaby Childcare Earn & Learn

Some of you may have noticed that Wallaby Childcare here in Epping North has a collection box in its foyer for Woolworths Earn and Learn stickers. This is great news for those of you who shop at Woolworths (eg in Lyndarum or Epping) and don’t have a connection with a school or kindergarten/ childcare centre that you can give your … > More

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Petition to invest in outer suburbs

Invest $2 billion over 10 years for Melbourne’s bursting outer suburbs! If you’re sick of the traffic congestion and limited/ delayed access to schools and hospitals for us outer suburbs, please sign the online petition to Premier Napthine that local Natalie O’Connell has started.  It’s calling on the Victorian Government to invest $2 billion over 10 years into the 7 … > More

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Help build our community garden shed!

Creeds Farm Community Garden group were lucky enough to get funding last year through the Leader Local Grants for a new garden shed.  The shed has been bought and delivered and the concrete slab laid, all it needs is a bunch of willing and able people to help put it up! The Group will be at Creeds Farm Living and … > More

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Proposed council budget 2013-14

Dear ACA members and supporters, Please find below information about the proposed 2013-14 City of Whittlesea budget and how you can have your say on how the money will be spent.  We would encourage you to tell Council what you think money should be spent on by completing the online form or emailing your submission through (details below).  The more … > More

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Mayor not happy with budget

Whittlsea Leader 14 May 2013 WHITTLESEA Mayor Cr Rex Griffin says the 2013-14 state budget was a ‘‘kick in the guts’’ for Whittlesea. Council’s pre-budget submission included funds for 10 major infrastructure and service needs, including an O’Herns Rd interchange in Epping, rail services to Mernda and family violence intervention programs. Speaking at the May 7 council meeting, Cr Griffin … > More

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