Monthly Archives: October 2013

Girls Day In, Pamper & Donate

Girls Day In, Pamper & Donate DATE: Friday 15th NOVEMBER 2013 TIME: 10am-1pm VENUE:  Thomastown Library (Main Street, Thomastown) COST: $5 Entry Activities: Massage, nail care, henna tattoo, Cultural dance &Light Yoga, Raffle & silent auction, Lucky Dip Light Refreshments RSVP: Friday 8th November 2013, Kris Pavlidis: 0407 689 032 PROUDLY Supported by: Whittlesea Multicultural Community Council Women Matter 2

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WCC Family Fun Day 10/11

40 years ago, local people united to start Whittlesea Community Connections*. Over that time our community has grown and changed, and WCC continues to connect people to programs and services. WCC are having a Family Fun Day to celebrate their 40th birthday, and everyone’s invited! Meadowglen International Athletics Stadium Sunday November 10th, 2013 AGM: 11.30am Family Fun: 12.00pm – 4.00pm  Please bring a picnic rug, … > More

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National Day of Climate Action

You may be interested in attending the National Day of Climate Action rally in Melbourne CBD on November 17 organised by GetUP! If you are planning to attend please go to this same post on the ACA Facebook page and let others know you will be attending- attendees may be able to organise to meet up.  Or you can email … > More

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Spring 2013 newsletter out now!

The latest newsletter from the Aurora Community Association is now available at: http://www.aurora.asn.au/downloads/aca-newsletters/ Page contents includes: A word from the President Community Garden, Multifaith Future Leaders Program Ozge’s Story Time at Creeds Farm, Coles in Epping North, Home visiting doctors Home Harvest 2014, Aurora Café, Aurora Forum Fire Prevention Works, Was your land devalued by your bank? Strengthening Community Preparedness … > More

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Soccer players wanted

The ACA are looking for soccer players to play in a mens Tuesday night soccer competition at Leisure City (41- 53 Miller Street in Epping).  The next season will start soon after the Melbourne Cup public holiday. After the idea was floated at our Coffee and Chat on Saturday, we already have a few people interested in playing, but we … > More

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Kids & Bubs Market- stallholders wanted!

The Aurora Community Association, in partnership with Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre, are pleased to announce that our Epping Kids and Bubs Market will be taking place on Sunday December 1st, 1.30pm- 4.30pm at Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre in Epping North. A wide range of quality preloved, handmade and new childrens and baby goods will be available … > More

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BBQ helpers needed-1/12 afternoon

On Sunday 1st December 1.30pm- 4.30pm the Aurora Community Association and Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre will be co-hosting their first Kids and Bubs Market. The ACA will be having a BBQ and an information stall at the event and will also be helping to collect gold coin entry donations from people when they arrive. The ACA are looking … > More

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Creeds Farmers meeting 27-10-13

Please come along to our next working bee on Sunday 27th October, 10.30am-12pm at Creeds Farm Community Garden. Remember we meet the last Sunday of the month. We have some summer vegetables to plant, as well as the regular weeding and checking on the garden beds. We also have some site preparation work to help Creeds Farm Living and Learning … > More

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High toll on family life

The Sunday Age 20 October 2013 Letters to Editor I share Tom Keeble’s concern about Daniel Andrews’ refusal to state he would cancel all east-west link contracts if Labor wins the election (Letters, 13/10). He probably believes cancelling would upset big business. But it is likely that big business played a major role in convincing the government to take on … > More

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State urban developer in $192m loss

The Age 18 October 2013 Simon Johanson The state government’s troubled developer Places Victoria has made one of the biggest losses recorded by a government department in recent memory. The beleaguered agency is selling off assets after posting a $192 million loss last financial year. It was forced to write off $94.4 million in property assets and take a dramatic … > More

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