Monthly Archives: July 2013

Aurora sell-off causes concern

  Sue Hewitt Northern weekly July 26, 2013   A state government authority is withdrawing from the development of Aurora Estate in Epping North, putting 410 hectares of the development site on the market. Places Victoria is selling a total of 645 hectares in Epping North, Craigieburn and Officer, but Aurora Community Association members fear a new developer may not complete … > More

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New ACA committee 2013

The ACA is proud to announce that the following community members were elected last night, 24th July 2013 at the AGM as executive committee members for the 2013-14 financial year: President: Toni-Marie Wuelfert (returning) Vice President: Ozge Sevindik-Alkan Secretary: Cara Horner (returning) Treasurer: Chris Borg Ordinary Member: Tony Francis (returning) Ordinary Member: SriBashyam Thulasiraman (returning) Ordinary Member: Kathleen Ager Ordinary … > More

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Suburbs on the Outer

Kylie Adoranti, Rebecca David Leader Newspapers July 24, 2013 Growing areas missing out on vital services A GROUP representing the nation’s fastest-growing ­municipalities is calling for urgent federal funding to help bridge the gap between the outer and inner suburbs of Melbourne. The National Growth Areas Alliance is calling on the Federal Government to invest in rapidly growing regions such … > More

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Inquiry on Growing the Suburbs

The Inquiry on Growing the Suburbs: Infrastructure and Business Development in Outer Suburban Melbourne report was tabled to Parliament on 27th June 2013.  The Aurora Community Association’s submission and Epping North were mentioned numerous times in the lengthy report, in particular pages 109, 111, 159, 160 and 161.  Some interesting data on City of Whittlesea residents was also included on … > More

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Bulk Billed Home Visiting Doctor

This might be of interest to people if you want to avoid going to Emergency at the Northern Hospital for  situations that aren’t an emergency/ life threatening: Home Visiting Doctor Bulk-billed after hours medical care – nights, weekends, public holidays – telephone 9429 5677 http://www.mmds.com.au/home-visiting-doctor Did you know a doctor is available to come and treat you and your family … > More

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RSVP to AGM by 5pm today!

Dear ACA members and supporters, Just a final reminder about our upcoming AGM THIS WEDNESDAY 24th July– we’d love to see you there and also have you consider being a member of our important executive committee. The 2013 AGM is an important night for the ACA, with members having their first ‘special resolution’ votes to participate in as well as … > More

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Last chance to RSVP 2013 AGM

Dear ACA members and supporters, Just a reminder about our upcoming AGM next week on Wednesday 24th July- we’d love to see you there and also have you consider being a member of our important executive committee. Guest speaker Peter Gurkin, Senior Development Manager, from Places Victoria (developer of the Aurora Estate) will brief us on the continuing development of … > More

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Recent FTTH letter

This email is applicable to residents of the Aurora estate. It has come to the ACA’s attention that some Aurora estate residents have recently received threatening letters (by registered mail) from Places Victoria in regards to them getting access to the FTTH cabinet, presumably to lock them or remove personal equipment from the cabinet. Are you one of these people?  … > More

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Bring the Basics Within Reach

Bring The Basics within Reach – Jobs and Services for the Fast Growing Outer Suburbs. The National Growth Areas Alliance are asking all Candidates for the forthcoming Federal Election to Bring the Basics within Reach. Read the 2013 Election Brochure here, and find the list of projects that NGAA members have here, including the O’Herns Rd Interchange/ Edgars Rd extension … > More

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RSVP to AGM- Places Vic guest speaker

Just a reminder about our upcoming AGM- we’d love to see you there and also have you consider being a member of our important executive committee. We have also had confirmation that Peter Gurkin, Senior Development Manager from Places Victoria (developer of the Aurora Estate) will be our guest speaker at the event.  His talk will be related to the … > More

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