Monthly Archives: August 2013

Volunteer opportunities 2013-14

There are a number of great volunteer activities presently available which the ACA would like to invite you to participate in: 7th September– election day– Epping Views PS- various times- O’Herns Rd Interchange Petition– same petition, different target- this time the Federal Government.  We’re looking for helpers to collect signatures at upcoming events, (and even doorknocking in future), starting on … > More

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2013-14 calendar of events

The new ACA executive committee met a few weeks ago and put together it’s calendar of events for this financial year (i.e. till AGM in July 2014).  Get them in your diary!  These are also listed on the ACA community calendar, where venues and more event details will be updated as the dates get closer. 2013-14 ACA Calendar of Events … > More

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No rewards for safest seats

ACA member and Epping North resident Thomas Di Palma was interviewed by Radio 774 ABC Melbourne recently on living in a safe seat- well done Thomas! 774 ABC Melbourne 28 August, 2013 Prue Bentley The Melbourne electorates gaining the least political attention this election are arguably some of the most deserving of it.   (Prue Bentley – ABC Local) Melbourne … > More

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RSVP NOW to ACA election events!

This is your last opportunity to RSVP to either of the election related events the ACA are hosting THIS SUNDAY 1st September.  Please RSVP by 5pm Thursday 29th August for catering purposes and to secure your seat.  Andrew Giles (Labour), Domenic Greco (Katter’s Australian Party), Rose Ljubicic (The Greens) and Nathan Rolph (Australian Sex Party) have all confirmed their attendance … > More

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Your chance to grill candidates

Whittlesea Leader 28 August 2013 SCULLIN voters can put their Federal Election candidates in the hot seat this weekend. Candidates will face the public during a meet-andgreet and question-and-answer session organised by Epping North’s Aurora Community Association. The session also will include information and a mock vote for migrants and first-time voters. Association president Toni-Marie Wuelfert encouraged all Scullin residents, … > More

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Growth areas ‘let down’ by state

  Northern Weekly 28 August 2013 Laura Little and Tara Murray   THE state government is under attack for failing growth areas, with a new report saying it has no strategy to address infrastructure gaps in Melbourne’s outer suburbs. Auditor-General John Doyle’s report into transport infrastructure and services in growth areas, which was released last week, found that public transport … > More

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Major growth area misses out

Whittlesea Leader 28 August 2013 A DAMNING report by the Victorian Auditor General found Whittlesea residents have the worst access to public transport of all Melbourne’s growth areas. Toni-Marie Wuelfert hopes the Government will take notice of the damning report. Whittlesea’s access to trains, trams and buses falls well below the average for greater Melbourne and its seven growth council … > More

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Mail gets through at last

Whittlesea Leader 28 August 2013 Cheryl Balfour PARCELS, HOWEVER, MUST STILL BE COLLECTED AUSTRALIA Post has finally honoured a two-year promise to deliver mail to a Wollert resident. Picture: DENNIS MANKTELOW Wollert Post Office licensee Ibraham Kalamouni and all the parcels that are waiting to be picked up by their intended recipients. The service began delivering mail to Sue Cotchin … > More

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Coles coming to Aurora

Northern weekly 27 August 2013 Coles has secured a supermarket site in the Aurora estate in North Epping and would deliver the first stage of the Aurora town centre, according to the developer, Places Victoria’s chief executive officer, Peter Seamer. “On completion, the Aurora town centre is planned to comprise of supermarkets, potentially a discount department store, a fuel outlet, … > More

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RSVP to ACA election events

Don’t forget to RSVP to either the new citizen practice voting session and/ or the Scullin candidate meet and greet which are on mid-afternoon this Sunday 1st September at Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre. Light refreshments provided. We know many of you will have Father’s Day commitments on Sunday but we hope you can squeeze the event(s) into your … > More

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