Monthly Archives: March 2014

Access Denied Roadshow

As part of the ongoing Access Denied campaign, there will be a roadshow of local shopping centres occurring. The Access Denied table will be set up at various centres, with community campaigners and Council staff available to talk with shoppers about the campaign. We will also handing out postcards for signing and other campaign material. The tables will be located … > More

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Conversations: Access Denied

Whittlesea Leader 25 March 2014 REGARDING the Access Denied campaign, how about (Victorian Premier Denis) Napthine come spend one week living down our way and see how stressful it is? I left a corporate job in the city and took a pay cut to work closer to home. It was taking me 1½ hours’ travel each way from Doreen to … > More

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What we need, why we need it

Whittlesea Leader 25 March 2014 The Whittlesea Leader continues its support of Whittlesea Council’s Access Denied campaign this week with an overview of the key projects and why they must be built. THE Access Denied campaign this week looks at the O’Herns Rd/Hume Freeway Interchange and Mernda rail extension and why they’re needed. O’HERNS RD/HUME FREEWAY INTERCHANGE COST: $70 million … > More

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Last chance- book trivia tickets!

Time flies and our trivia night is now only a few days away…. Have you been meaning to book your ticket or table but put it off till a date closer to the event?  Need to confirm final numbers with friends?  Well now is the time to confirm and book!  Thanks to those of you who have booked and paid … > More

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Planned burns in region

As many of you may have noticed on the weekend, the cooler weather means that planned burns are now occurring in the region to reduce fire loads for next summer. There are a few burns planned over the next few months in the region. Smoke from some of them will be visible to City of Whittlesea residents and may cause … > More

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Trivia night this Sat- book now!

Our annual fundraiser Trivia Night is this Saturday 29th March! Have you booked and PAID for your tickets or table yet? Don’t delay!! Tickets are $10 each, pre-purchased (for catering and organisational purposes) Bookings for tables/ seats close WEDNESDAY 26th March.  Book your tickets at: You can make up your own table of 8-10 and organise this yourself, or, … > More

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Free Neighbour Day activities 30/3

Celebrate your Community! Neighbour Day activities in Epping North/ Wollert Sunday 30/3/ 2014 10am- 12pm: Epping Views Family and Community Centre, 15 Lyndarum Drive Epping North 4pm- 6pm: 3rd Place Cafe, 268A Epping Road Wollert 6-8pm: Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre, 2 Snugburgh Way Epping North For more information please email

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Past planning problems present predicaments

The Age 22 March 2014 Shane Green, Associate Editor Past planning problems are present predicaments in Melbourne The year 1954 produced some memorable movies: The Caine Mutiny, On the Waterfront and A Star is Born among them. Unsurprisingly, another release of that year, Planning for Melbourne’s Future, doesn’t rate a mention in the annals. The 18-minute black-and-white Cine production was … > More

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Public Transport solutions rally 30/3

Communities rally 30 March for Public Transport solutions Meet: 1pm, corner of Sydney Road and Wilson Avenue opposite Barkly Square shopping centre Marching to: Warr Park on Albion Road (1.5km) to hear public transport advocates speak and sign petitions to Parliament. A rally and march down Sydney Road for public transport alternatives to the $8 billion East West toll road … > More

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Lalor Library‏ Cultural Connection Day

A reminder of the Cultural celebration tomorrow Saturday 22nd March, at Lalor Library & Lalor Living & Learning Centre, May Road Lalor. The program runs from 11am – 4 pm Some of the highlights include: 11.00 Multicultural Choir 11.30 Greek band 12.00 Chinese cooking 1.00 Vietnamese cooking 2.30 Cultural Fashion Parade Children’s petting zoo, jumping castle, facepainting, craft. Sausage sizzle … > More

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