Monthly Archives: April 2016

State Gov Budget 16-17 – Thomastown District‏

The following information was provided by Bronwyn Halfpenny MP late Wednesday night in regards to the 2016-17 State Government Budget.  Great to see funding for the construction of Edgars Creek Secondary School and the pre-construction works for the O’Herns Rd Interchange, though we obviously still need to be lobbying the Federal Government about their contribution to the Interchange project. ++++++ … > More

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Last Chance-Coffee & Chat- RSVP by 5pm today!

Dear ACA members and supporters, Just a reminder that we have our next FREE Coffee and Chat coming up this Saturday 30th April 10am, at CFLLC.   Time is running out to secure your place-  RSVP by 5pm today!! Below are details of the event.  We’d love to see you there at this FREE event- why dont you try to bring along … > More

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Dont forget to RSVP! Coffee & Chat on 30th April 10am

On Saturday 30th April  9:45 for 10.00am start we will be holding our next Coffee and Cake Chat at Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre in Epping North.  FREE Coffee and Cake!   Don’t forget to RSVP by 5pm Tuesday 26th April so we can cater for you!  Even if you aren’t a member, please come along to our Coffee and Cake Chat! … > More

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New book from Epping North resident

Northern Star Weekly 19 April 2016 Laura Mitchell New book a footy story with a difference   A new children’s book about a girl in a hijab who wants to start a football team will be launched at Craigieburn library this week. Hijabi Girl was written by renowned Australian author Hazel Edwards and children’s librarian Ozge Alkan, and illustrated by … > More

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CFA planned burn O’Herns Rd 20 April 2016

City of Whittlesea Council Notice 19 April 2016 Municipal Fire Prevention Officer The CFA will be conducting a planned burn at 260 O’Herns Road Epping on Wednesday 20th April.  Ignition is planned for 18:00hrs.  This will be dependent on weather conditions.  Smoke will be visible in the area. The location for the planned burn is shown in the map below. … > More

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O’Herns Rd Interchange uncertainty

Whittlesea Leader 19 April 2016 Katrina Hinschen FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PONDERS WHETHER TO BACK PROJECT   FEDERAL funding for the O’Herns Rd interchange is still up in the air despite the Commonwealth offering a $1.5 billion package for roads to the State Government. The money was originally earmarked for the East West Link project, which was scuppered by Premier Daniel Andrews … > More

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MITCHELL ANNOUNCES NEW CEO

Mitchell Shire Council Website 18 April 2016 Mitchell Shire Council David Turnbull appointed Mitchell Shire Council’s new CEO   David Turnbull will become Mitchell Shire Council’s new CEO on 23 May after 9 years as CEO at City of Whittlesea and 12 years as Director Planning and Development. Mr Turnbull is an accomplished, dedicated local government CEO with a 38-year … > More

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Whittlesea Council CEO Out

Whittlesea Leader 12 April 2016 Katrina Hinschen and Sandro Olivo Whittlesea Council has a new chief executive but not everyone is happy about the change, as Katrina Hinschen and Sandro Olivo reveal   Whittlesea councillors have ousted chief executive David Turnbull in favour of Michael Wootten. The ripple effect is already being felt, with an ex-mayor leading the chorus of … > More

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RSVP Now! Coffee & Chat on 30th April10am

On Saturday 30th April  9:45 for 10.00am start we will be holding our next Coffee and Cake Chat at Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre in Epping North.  FREE Coffee and Cake!   Don’t forget to RSVP by 5pm Tuesday 26th April so we can cater for you!  Even if you aren’t a member, please come along to our Coffee and Cake Chat! … > More

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Coffee & Chat 30 April 10am

On Saturday 10.00am we will be holding our next Coffee and Chat at Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre in Epping North.  FREE Coffee and Cake!  Reserve your place here. The theme for this meeting is: Council’s Advocacy Strategy You are in invited to come along to CFLLC to meet and greet your neighbours in Epping North/ Wollert – everyone welcome. The … > More

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