Monthly Archives: December 2013

Seasons Greetings

The Aurora Community Association committee would like to wish members and supporters a wonderful festive season and a safe, happy, healthy and prosperous New Year! We look forward to working with you again in 2014 to help continue to make Epping North/ Wollert an even better place to live! Warm Regards, ACA Committee  

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PT can fix Whittle-slow

Whittlesea Leader 17 December 2013 Conversations NOT as well known as the South Morang rail line extension is the Wollert spur line, a train line that is planned to shoot off from Lalor and head past The Northern Hospital up to Epping North and beyond. The large and no doubt costly ad that the State Government runs in the local … > More

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Be prepared for fire risk

Be prepared for fire risk this summer season – important information for local residents from City of Whittlesea As we enter another summer, NOW is the time for all residents to get ready for fire risk. It is very important that you understand the fire risk in your area. If you know about the risks you can get ready. If … > More

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Garden Competition 2014

Do you have a gorgeous garden? Gardeners across the municipality are invited to enter City of Whittlesea’s annual Garden Competition. There are two categories, Best Front Garden and Best Edible Garden, with three prizes on offer for each category. For more information visit Council’s website at  www.whittlesea.vic.gov.au and search ‘Garden Competition’ Phone:   Parks and Open Space on 9401 0539 Closing date:  … > More

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State of Transport peoples’ survey

The Metropolitan Transport Forum is running an online survey on public transport issues. Results will be presented to the major political parties early 2014. The survey is a fantastic opportunity for  residents to provide feedback on transport concerns in Whittlesea, leading up to the next State election in 12 months’ time. The ACA encourages residents to have their say on … > More

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Interchange Petition House of Reps 12 dec

The O’Herns Road Hume Freeway Interchange hard copy petition was tabled in the Australian House of Representatives on Friday, December 12th 2013 by Mr Andrew Giles, MP. You can see the Hansard online. This is the second of two related petitions on the O’Herns Rd Hume Freeway Interchange to be tabled in Federal Parliament last week- the first was tabled … > More

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Aurora United Soccer team playing!

Great news! Epping North/ Wollert now has a soccer team-  Aurora United! They play on Tuesday nights and occasional Sunday nights at Leisure City, Miller Street Epping.  Next match is Sunday 15/12/2013 at 6.40pm- go along and cheer the guys along if you have some time! You can find their playing schedule for the rest of the season (till start … > More

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Fire Watch Dashboard on ACA website!

The Aurora Community Association Fire Watch Dashboard http://www.aurora.asn.au/fire-watch/ is a webpage that aggregates real time information from several sources to provide the local community with a consolidated snapshot of fire danger information specific for the Epping North/ Wollert area. This will help residents of the community make decisions about their fire safety. Information available on the webpage includes: current and forecast … > More

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Interchange Petition in Senate 10 Dec

The O’Herns Road Hume Freeway Interchange online petition was tabled in the Australian Senate yesterday, December 10th 2013 by Senator Kim Carr. You can see the Hansard online. Congratulations to all those involved- let’s hope that this petition raises awareness of our infrastructure issues in federal government circles and that it also provides support to the advocacy work that the … > More

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Feedback on Kids & Bubs Market

The Aurora Community Association and Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre value your feedback on events they hold. If you visited the 2013 Epping Kids and Bubs market on Sunday 1st December, we would like to hear your thoughts on the event so we can assess the value in hosting it again in future. You can complete the short survey … > More

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