Monthly Archives: July 2014

Less stress, please

Whittlesea Leader, 29 July 2014, Conversations THIS is madness. Epping Rd stopped, bumper-to-bumper from Findon Rd to Harvest Home Rd at 1.30pm on a Saturday. Even trying to negotiate High St, south from Findon Rd, at weeknights is utter chaos. All this housing development along the High St, Epping, corridor has created huge bulging bank accounts for the developers and … > More

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Weed clearing Cooper St grasslands

Friends of Merri Creek invites you to help out at this event: Third of five days to clear woody weeds in Block B at Bababi Marning (Cooper St Grasslands) Sunday 10 August, 10am-12.30pm Help make a real difference – see photos in linked poster below. Meet at gate opposite 111 Metrolink Circuit (Road Runner factory), in between Transit Drive and … > More

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Greed versus kids’ futures

Whittlesea Leader 22 July 2014 Conversations RE: “House hunters shy away from North”, Leader, July 15. The massive unsustainable population growth in Melbourne must be stopped. These outer suburbs many people are forced into will become the ghettos of the future, as the infrastructure will never keep up with the population growth. Time to start writing to your councillors, local … > More

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Red Spot suvey results

Whittlesea Leader 22 July 2014 Katrina Hinschen GROWING congestion is making most drivers in the City of Whittlesea see red, a survey has revealed. The Redspot survey, conducted every two years, found 82 per cent of people in Whittlesea were frustrated with redspots. Conducted over seven weeks in partnership with RACV and Leader Community Newspapers, road users were asked to … > More

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Welcoming our new committee

The ACA held it’s 2014 AGM last night, Wednesday 23rd July. We had a great turn out with over 30 people people in attendance. Mary Sayers, Manager Family & Youth from City of Whittlesea told us about the  Epping North Community Activity Centre and Kindergarten which is currently under construction and also the exciting new Champions Parade Child and Family … > More

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National Tree Day 27th July

National Tree Day 2014 Sunday 27th July 10:00am–3:00pm 105 Hunters Road, Mernda (Melway Map 183 E1) For more information contact Council’s Parks and Open Space Department – 94010539 Each year, volunteers plant around a million seedlings in Australia’s landscape to help local native plants & animals flourish. This year, our 1st 100 participants will receive a free lunch voucher to … > More

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AGM- Last chance to RSVP by 5pm today!

The Aurora Community Association’s 2014 AGM is this Wednesday 23rd July- don’t forget to RSVP by 5pm today (Monday 21st July) so we can cater for you!  Even if you aren’t a member, please come along to our AGM- all welcome!  Thank you to those of you who have already RSVP’d to attend! Agenda available at: http://www.aurora.asn.au/?file_id=134 Come along and … > More

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Giles speech for Toni-Marie & Cara

Andrew Giles MP, Federal member for Scullin, recently made a speech in Federal Parliament (Canberra) thanking Toni-Marie Wuelfert, outgoing ACA President,  and Cara Horner, outgoing ACA Secretary for their work over the past two years in their roles with the ACA.  You can read the speech here. As Toni-Marie and Cara will both be resigning from their executive positions due … > More

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Champions Parade Child & Family Centre

Below is an invitation for community members to attend an upcoming community consultation session for a new child and family centred being planned on Champions Pde, Wollert.  Please note this is different and in addition to the Community Activity Centre that is currently under construction near the corner of Harvest Home and Edgars Roads.  +++++++++ Champions Parade Child and Family … > More

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AGM- don’t forget to RSVP!

The Aurora Community Association’s 2014 AGM is only a few days away- don’t forget to RSVP by 5pm Monday 21st July so we can cater for you!  Even if you aren’t a member, please come along to our AGM- all welcome! Thank you to those of you who have already RSVP’d to come along! Come along and find out about … > More

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