Monthly Archives: August 2014

Battle for votes in marginal Yan Yean

The Access Denied campaign was covered on ABC TV on Friday evening 29 August 2014. This coverage may be found at website: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-08-29/battle-for-votes-in-marginal-yan-yean/5707296 Well done to ACA members who attended the forum and managed to ask candidates a question on the O’Herns Rd Hume Freeway Interchange.

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Opposition Leader indicates interchange support

Whittlesea Leader 27 August 2014 Katrina Hinschen PLEASE make comments on Herald Sun website at bottom of article if you want the interchange built and why it’s important to you!! Aurora Community Association members Toni-Marie Wuelfert, Kathleen Ager and Cara Horner at the O’Herns Rd/Hume Freeway overpass. Picture: David Smith State Opposition Leader Daniel Andrews. Picture: Ian Currie STATE Opposition … > More

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National Threatened Species Day – Discover Grasslands

National Threatened Species Day Event Friday 5th September, 11.00am-1.30pm Craigieburn Grasslands, enter via O’Hern’s Road, Somerton – follow the flags (Melways 180 F6). A day of discovery for the whole family at Craigieburn Grasslands including a guided walk and talk around the grasslands, and meet some of our local grassland creatures including the bluetongue lizard. The day will focus on … > More

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Politician meeting on O’Herns Rd

On Thursday 21st August a small but determined group of ACA committee members, supported by Council met with Labor politicians Daniel Andrews MP (leader of the opposition), Lily D’ambrosio MP (Member for Mill Park), Bronwyn Halfpenny (Member for Thomastown), Luke Donnellan (Shadow Roads Minister) and Danielle Green (member for Yan Yean) in at Parliament. The meeting was held to discuss … > More

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Pollies scorched in public

Whittlesea Leader 26 August 2014 Katrina Hinschen The Access Denied campaign is a major blip on the political radar, Katrina Hinschen discovers. VICTORIA’S major political parties can’t ignore Access Denied’s momentum. The campaign was front and centre during question time at the Melbourne Town Hall transport forum on August 14 at which Labor, Liberal and Greens representatives answered questions regarding … > More

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Women & communities breakfast forum

Who is around Thursday morning 28th August? (Yes, it does involve free breakfast!!!) Below is a summary of an information session that is happening on Thursday morning with the Yan Yean candidates. The ABC’s 7.30 Report program will also be in attendance.  For the full media release see here. Access is an important issue for all women in the community … > More

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Mobile Library coming to Epping North!

The mobile library is coming to Epping North from 8 September 2014 We know many in the community have been waiting a long time for this…………… From 8 September 2014 the mobile library is coming to Creed’s Farm Living and Learning Centre, 2 Snugburgh Way Epping (Melways 181 J5) between 9am-12 noon every Monday. Borrow books, CDs, DVDs, magazines, audio … > More

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Getting to know Mary Mackillops Family

“Mary had seven brothers and sisters, none of whom married, and by the time she was 45 years she had mourned both parents and five siblings….. “ An inspiring life! How about spending an hour reflecting on Mary’s life and  looking at her  interaction with people, especially portrayed in art and the words of sisters who lived with her? Guest … > More

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New date for transport forum

NOTE CHANGE OF DATE TO AVOID CLASH WITH FATHERS DAY Coming to a town hall near you: Meet candidates face-to-face to discuss transport issues In the run up to the next State election, Melbourne councils and Leader newspapers have combined to organise candidate forums about transport in town hall meetings across Melbourne. You are invited to a forum about local … > More

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“Creeds’ Seeds and Feeds” garden gathering

“Creeds’ Seeds and Feeds” garden gathering Maria from My Green Garden is back again this month to talk about seed growing techniques for growing vegies. Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre 2 Snugburgh Way, Epping Sunday 31st August 2014, 9.30am-12pm August’s garden gathering includes: “Growing from seed” workshop Food swap Monthly dig and learn Join Creeds Farm Community Garden on … > More

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