Monthly Archives: September 2013

Councils fear link will divert spending

The Age Aisha Dow September 23 2013 ”Don’t forget us” is the plea of Melbourne’s outer suburbs, which fear big spending on the city’s east-west link will rob them of needed works. Straining with 8500 new residents a year, Whittlesea Council has urged the state government to clarify the impact of the $6 billion to $8 billion road tunnel spending … > More

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Helpers for stall @ Wollert market Oct 26th

Helpers are needed for 1 hour shifts at Wollert Community Market Sat 26th October 8am- lunch time- especially to help collect O’Herns Rd Interchange Petition signatures! +++++++++ 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. … > More

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Home Harvest Feast 2014‏

Volunteers are sought to grow and supply the produce for the Home Harvest Feast 2014 on Sunday 16 March 2014 to be held at Eltham High School. In its third year the Home Harvest Feast is a celebration of home grown produce and local food. All growers are invited to celebrate in the harvest and the joys of local food by … > More

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Fund more than one road

Whittlesea Leader Cheryl Balfour 24 Sep 2013 AUDITOR GENERAL’S REPORT HIGHLIGHTS SPENDING BACKLOG WHITTLESEA Council will send a letter to Premier Napthine over the proposed East West Link project and the $8 billion it could rip out of the budget for desperatelyneeded infrastructure in growth areas. Mayor Rex Griffin said the government proposed to invest heavily in the road link … > More

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Recycled Water Survey

Dear Residents My name is Kristal Burry I am a PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne. I would like to invite you to participate in a very important survey about dual-pipe water supply or ‘purple pipes’. Dual-pipe water supply provides both drinking water and recycled wastewater/stormwater to houses and buildings through two pipe networks. Melbourne currently has two forms … > More

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Fire Prevention Works 2013-14

City of Whittlesea Fire Prevention Works – Summer 2013-14 Fire Inspections will start on 21 October and the aim is to have the whole municipality inspected (1st round) and complied with, by 17 December 2013. This includes sending in contractors to complete fire hazard removal works. The expectation is that with the fines now being at a realistic penalty ($1444) … > More

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Giles ‘humbled’ by win

Northern Weekly 19 September Tara Murray New Scullin Labor MP Andrew Giles is acutely aware he has big shoes to fill in replacing Harry Jenkins. Mr Jenkins, a former speaker in the House of Representatives, has retired after holding the seat for Labor for 27 years. “I’ll be the first member for Scullin in 44 years that doesn’t have the … > More

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Mum calls for bus to improve safety

Whittlesea Leader 17 September 2013 A WOLLERT woman fears for the safety of her daughter who walks home on the Epping Rd roadside because a bus service won’t be extended to her estate. Picture: CARMELO BAZZANO Melissa Selvaggio wants the 575 bus route extended so Anabelle and Liliana can get home safely. Eucalypt estate resident Melissa Selvaggio called on the … > More

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Boost for mental health services

Whittlescene Spring 2013 Young people living in the City of Whittlesea will have less distance to travel to access vital mental health services. Austin Health’s Child and Adolescent and Mental Health Services will be available at the Plenty Valley Community Health (PVCH) Super Clinic in South Morang, providing a much needed locally based mental health service for young people. Mary … > More

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ACA stall @ Wollert market- helpers needed

ACA stall @ Wollert market starting October 26- helpers needed You may 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 … > More

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