Monthly Archives: May 2014

Plan Melbourne released

In March 2013 the Aurora Community Association hosted a conversation about the future planning and development of Melbourne that would feed into the development of Plan Melbourne (the new Metropolitan Planning Strategy which will guide growth and change across Melbourne over the next 30-40 years). After an extensive process of public engagement, the finalised Plan Melbourne has been released by … > More

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Free Coffee Cupping class

Free Coffee Cupping Class 2pm-4pm Saturday 21 June at The Third Place cafe A FREE coffee presentation by the Third Place Café! Join us for afternoon tea/coffee at the Third Place Café as you sample and learn about the origins of coffee, its many flavours and much more. To reserve your place just call 13LAND (13 5263) to RSVP or … > More

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Target 1000 – join the club

Join the Club! More than 900 members of our community have now sent an email supporting the Access Denied campaign.  We are aiming for 1000 emails by the end of the weekend. Share this email to all your email/ Facebook contacts and encourage them to support the push to connect O’Herns Road to the Hume Freeway in Epping North and … > More

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Access Denied in Royal Auto

Did you see the Access Denied full page advertisement on page 7 of the June 2014 Royal Auto (published by the RACV),  just recently delivered to RACV members? There is also a detailed article entitled ‘Your Vote, Your Future’ on p 62-64 of the same edition that includes a small case study on City of Whittlesea. Please share this post … > More

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Why do you live in City of Whittlesea?

Why do you choose to live in the City of Whittlesea? Complete the Whittlesea Settlement Survey to win! Residents are invited to complete this online survey now to go into the draw to win one of three $100 Westfield Gift Vouchers! The City of Whittlesea is running a survey to understand more about residents’ experiences living within the municipality, and … > More

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Celebrating Multiculturalism!

We had a fantastic cultural celebration this afternoon down at Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre ! Whittlesea Multicultural Community Council, the Aurora Community Association and Creeds Farm Living & Learning Centre would like to thank the local Brazillian, Indian, Greek, Chinese, Turkish, African and Vietnamese communities, as well as Andrew Long for performing at the event.  Also a big … > More

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Free cultural event Sun 25 May 1-4pm

Dont forget our Multicultural Celebration this Sunday afternoon! FREE EVENT! Sunday May 25 2014 1.00pm – 4.00pm African Star Drumming & Dance performance 3pm Local cultural groups dancing and singing! Food Samples!  Cultural Artefacts!  Aussie Poetry! Free Face Painting!  FREE BBQ!  Henna Tattoos! Creeds Farm Living & Learning Centre 2 Snugburgh Way, Epping North ++++++++++ Program as follows: 1.00pm     Welcome … > More

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Have your say about road congestion plus great competitions

Have your say about road congestion–  RACV Redspot Survey.   It seems that redspots that score in the top 10 of the RACV Redspot Survey have a high likelihood of receiving government funding, so lets get busy nominating our most infuriating redspots in the Epping/ Wollert area! (eg lack of O’Herns Rd interchange, High Street duplication, O’Herns Rd roundabout) Get … > More

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Multicultural Celebration this Sunday!

Updated program- Multicultural Celebration FREE EVENT! Sunday May 25 2014 1.00pm – 4.00pm Creeds Farm Living & Learning Centre 2 Snugburgh Way, Epping North African Star Drumming & Dance performance 3.15pm (performance sponsored by Places Victoria) Local cultural groups dancing and singing! Dress in your traditional cultural attire and participate in the fashion parade if you wish! Free Face Painting! … > More

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Poll revolt on cards

Whittlesea Leader May 20 2014 Katrina Hinschen Whittlesea Council receives 2000 postcards supporting Access Denied campaign, Mayor Mary Lalios says. Whittlesea mayor Mary Lalios, Aurora Community Association president Toni-Marie Wuelfert and South Morang and Mernda Rail Alliance president Darren Peters. Source: Supplied ANGRY residents have sent more than 2000 postcards to Whittlesea Council pledging support for the Access Denied campaign. … > More

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