Monthly Archives: February 2016

O’Herns Rd interchange closer

Whittlesea Leader 23 February 2016 Katrina Hinschen CASE MADE TO FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FOR VITAL PROJECT’S FUNDING   THE O’HERNS Rd interchange is one step closer to reality with the State Government finally giving a detailed business case to the Federal Government. The project, a key plank of the Access Denied campaign, a Whittlesea Council partnership with the Whittlesea Leader, has … > More

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Call for infrastructure fund

Whittlesea Leader 23 February 2016 Katrina Hinschen ROADS, PUBLIC TRANSPORT AND HEALTH WOULD BE TARGETED   ————————————————————————————————————————————————————People living in Melbourne’s north are spending precious time in their cars commuting to work instead of with family and friends – SCULLIN FEDERAL LABOR MP ANDREW GILES ———————————————————————————————————————————————————– LOCAL federal MPs have thrown their support behind a national infrastructure fund. National Growth Areas … > More

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No Business in Abuse petition

Helen Said from Epping is organising the “No Business in Abuse: Whittlesea” petition and would like Aurora residents to get involved in this campaign.  This is part of a nationwide campaign against the abuse of asylum seeker women and children in offshore detention centres being run by GetUp. Every municipality is being asked to present a “No business in abuse” … > More

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Food preserving workshop- Epping

City of Whittlesea have a FREE Food Preserving workshop coming up that you are welcome to attend when you register as a member of the Food Know How program. Join Urban Pear for a hands on workshop about preserving food. Learn what can be preserved and find out how it’s done from the experts. All equipment and ingredient will be … > More

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Findon Rd lights funding announced

This morning community members, City of Whittlesea Councillors, Council Officers and Federal MP Rob Mitchell met Victorian Minister for Roads Luke Donellan and Bronwyn Halfpenny MP on OHerns Road near the Hume Freeway. Minister Donellan announced that Vic Roads had completed the business case for the OHern’s Rd Hume Freeway Interchange which includes costings for the duplication of OHern’s Rd … > More

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O’Herns Road Announcement 18/02/16‏

Please see below email from Bronwyn Halfpenny MP’s office regarding an announcement tomorrow 18/2/2015 10.15am on the O’herns Rd Hume Freeway Interchange.  Please attend if you can and show community support for this important project we have been waiting and advocating for so long for. Please be careful where you park your car and crossing the road as it is … > More

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Fund Our Future – growing support for campaign

Whittlesea Leader 16 February 2016 Katrina Hinschen The campaign gains momentum as a community group backs call for a dedicated infrastructure fund. Katrina Hinschen reports   ———————————————————————————————————- The road infrastructure issues are spilling into normal day-to-day hours which are posing different problems to the residents of this community – ACA PRESIDENT SANJEEV CHOUDHARY ———————————————————————————————————- A LOCAL community group has backed … > More

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Last Chance -General Meeting- RSVP by 5pm today!

Dear ACA members and supporters, Just a reminder that we have our next FREE General Meeting coming up this Wednesday  17th Feb 7.30pm, at St Mary of the cross MacKillop Epping North .   Time is running out so Reserve your place here by 5pm today if you haven’t done already. Theme: What’s happening in your area? When: Wednesday Feb 17, 2016 Time: 7.30pm – 9.00pm Where: St … > More

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Fund Our Future – campaign for growth suburbs

Whittlesea Leader 9 February 2016 Katrina Hinschen Demand grows   Growth suburbs are hurting, but a national campaign aims to stop the pain. Katrina Hinschen reports   Our residents deserve the same access to quality roads, public transport and health services as those closer to the city – WHITTLESEA MAYOR STEVAN KOZMEVSKI The Whittlesea Leader is backing the National Growth … > More

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Don’t Forget to RSVP! General Meeting 17th Feb 7.30pm

What’s happening in your area is the theme of our next General Meeting coming up Wednesday 17th Feb, at  St Mary of the cross Mackillop, Epping North. Below are details of the event. We’d love to see you there at this FREE event- why don’t you try to bring along a neighbour or local friend? Reserve your place here if you haven’t done … > More

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