Monthly Archives: November 2014

Make your vote count!

Not long till the election now! For those of you voting this Saturday, you may wish to consider the following information/ websites to help you vote thoughtfully: 1.. Comparison of election pledges made by all Thomastown electorate candidates for construction of the O’Herns Rd Hume Freeway Interchange (compiled by the Aurora Community Association): 2. Comparison of election pledges made by … > More

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Community garden

Hi community gardeners, You are invited to our next garden gathering on Sunday 30th November. Our community garden is looking great and thanks to those who have been helping with the watering. The broad beans are ready for picking, so please feel free to help yourselves. We also have to plant a green manure crop, as well as prepare a … > More

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Giles seeking commitment

Whittlesea Leader 25 November 2014 Katrina Hinschen SCULLIN federal Labor MP Andrew Giles (pictured) has written to the Infrastructure Minister Warren Truss seeking a funding commitment for the O’Herns Rd interchange. The project requires money from local, state and federal governments to go ahead. Whittlesea Council has a verbal understanding with the Federal Government that it will provide $35 million … > More

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Labor pledge on interchange

Whittlesea Leader 25 November 2014 Katrina Hinschen Aurora Community Association members, pictured with Whittlesea councillors Mary Lalios and Christine Stow, were overjoyed by Labor’s $40.7 million commitment to build the O’Herns Rd/ Hume Freeway interchange. The Access Denied campaign strikes again, Katrina Hinschen reports THE Labor Party has committed funding for the O’Herns Rd/Hume Freeway interchange in Epping North if … > More

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Liberal candidate sacked

The Age, 23 November 2014, Richard Willingham, Allison Worrall. The Victorian government is in damage control a week out from the state election after sacking a candidate whose campaign was set to include an adult film star. The Liberal Party has disendorsed Nitin Gursahani as a candidate for the seat of Thomastown. It was revealed on Saturday Mr Gursahani’s family … > More

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Invitation to Bababi Marning

Last of five days to clear woody weeds in Block B at Bababi Marning (Cooper St Grasslands) Sunday 23 November, 10am-12.30pm Help make a real difference – as in the photos in the linked attachment. Meet at gate opposite 111 Metrolink Circuit (Road Runner factory), in between Transit Drive and Connection Drive Campbellfield (Melway 180 K12) – park on the … > More

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Creeds’ Seeds and Feeds

Creeds’ Seeds and FeedsJoin Creeds Farm Community Garden on the last Sunday of each month to create a thriving sustainable community garden and share in its rewards!November’s garden gathering includes: “Safe Garden Pest Control Solutions” workshop Food swap Monthly dig and learnMany insects arrive in our gardens with the warm summer weather, so it’s time to learn how to invite … > More

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Helpers needed for election Day table at Epping Views PS

The ACA will be having a stall on Election Day, Saturday 29th November, at Epping Views Primary School to provide voters with up to date information on candidate/ party positions on the construction of the O’Herns Road Hume Freeway Interchange. We are looking for volunteers to help out on the day- shifts are for one hour (you can do more … > More

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FREE POP UP PLAY

FREE POP UP PLAY Thursday 27 November 2014 10am-12pm  Join your neighbours for a free morning of fun! Children aged 0-5 years will be entertained by a storyteller and face painter, with plenty more activities on offer. FOR THE RESIDENTS OF EUCALYPT Morning tea provided. Join us at Third Place Café, 286 Epping Road, Wollert. To reserve your place … > More

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State election: Thomastown votes …

Northern STARWEEKLY 18 November 2014 Lexi Cottee Star Weekly spoke to Thomastown candidates about the electorate and their policies 1. What are the three most pressing issues that need attention in your electorate? Why? A vote for the Greens is a vote to hold both Labor and the Liberals accountable. The Greens believe Thomastown voters want a positive vision for … > More

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