Monthly Archives: September 2014

Labor gets aboard

Whittlesea Leader 30 September 2014 Katrina Hinschen and Sandro Olivo THE State Government has been dealt a huge blow in the race for the seat of Yan Yean after Labor Opposition Leader Daniel Andrews surprised voters – and the Liberals – with a Mernda rail extension promise. Labor Opposition Leader Daniel Andrews has taken his party a step closer to … > More

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Green Cleaning Workshop

Simple steps to a cleaner home and a healthier planet Thursday, 9 October 2014 10.30am- 12.30pm Fountain View Room, Council Civic Centre, 25 Ferres Bvld, South Morang Learn how to rid your home of unnecessary and harmful cleaning products from Green Cleaning expert, Bridget Gardner. Bridget will help you to take simple actions towards introducing safer and more sustainable ways … > More

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Transport Forum update

Aurora Community Association members today attended the Whittlesea Melbourne Transport Forum that was held at the Mernda Villages Community Activity Centre.  Around 100 people attended the event to discuss local transport issues with candidates for the seat of Yan Yean (Danielle Green, MLA for Yan Yean,  Sam Ozturk , Liberal candidate for Yan Yean,  Daniel Sacchero, Greens candidate for Yan … > More

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Transport Forum question needs your votes!

PLEASE SHARE and LIKE! You have probably heard that Labor have announced they will fund the Mernda Railway extension if they win the state election in November. This is great news for our municipality and especially for Mernda/ Doreen residents, however we now also need a commitment for the O’Herns Road Hume Freeway Interchange. The Whittlesea Metropolitan Transport Forum will … > More

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Good & bad ACA committee news

We’ve got some good and bad news for you from the ACA committee! Firstly the good news! Thomas Di Palma, one of the Ordinary Members on the ACA committee has been giving serious consideration to standing as an independent for the electorate of Thomastown (the Western side of Epping Rd/ High Street in Epping North/ Wollert) at the upcoming State … > More

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Labor proposes rail line to Mernda

The Age 25 September 2014 Clay Lucas The South Morang railway line will be extended to Mernda, through Melbourne’s booming Whittlesea corridor, if Labor wins November’s election, Opposition Leader Daniel Andrews says. But Transport Minister Terry Mulder says Labor can’t be believed, and if elected could proceed with its old plan for the corridor – a bus way to cost … > More

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Quarry Hills planting & maintenance

QUARRY HILLS PARK PLANT MAINTENANCE DAY 28 September 14 10am – 1pm. 105 Hunters Lane, Mernda. Turn off from Plenty Rd onto Waterview Drive and come around. Enter via the main property gate and follow the track. Proposed activities include: Tree planting, Tree Guard removal / maintenance, or burning weed piles – depending on success of previous activities. Please bring … > More

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Major Property Investors plea

Major Property Investors call for urgent road infrastructure in Melbourne’s north to prevent serious impact on the economic viability of the area A GROUP of significant investors in Melbourne’s growing northern corridor are calling for an investment of $115 million to build access ramps on the Hume Freeway at O’Herns Road in Epping North and extend Edgars Road beyond Cooper … > More

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Free Women‏s Legal Info & advice

Free legal information session and advice for women on: Parenting arrangements Divorce Victims of crime applications Dates 24 Sep 2014 22 Oct 2014 19 Nov 2014 17 Dec 2014 28 Jan 2015 25 Feb 2015 25 Mar 2015 22 Apr 2015 20 May 2015 17 Jun 2015 Information session from 9:30-11:30am Appointments for advice from 1:30-4:30pm Location: Anglicare, 10 Hurtle … > More

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Grill your candidates

Whittlesea Leader 23 September 2014 Katrina Hinschen ACCESS Denied campaigners are calling on the community to attend a public forum this Sunday to grill state election candidates on how they will tackle transport issues. The Whittlesea Metropolitan Transport Forum will give the public an opportunity to raise hot topics such as the Mernda rail extension, O’Herns Rd/Hume Freeway interchange, improvements … > More

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