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Thomastown Meet & Greet 2018 – Candidate Speeches

Aurora Community Association 18 November 2018 Video by Dave Sharley An ACA meeting was held on Sunday afternoon 18th November 2018 at Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre for meeting and greeting 2018 candidates for the electorate of Thomastown. Much of this meeting was recorded on video by Dave Sharley. The YouTube version of this video has been made public … > More

Thomastown Meet & Greet 2018 – Candidate Names

Aurora Community Association 18 November 2018 ACA Member Previously announced meeting ( of Thomastown candidates for 2018 Victorian election ( will be attended by following candidates: Alahna Desiato (Independent) Tess Nagorka-Tsindos (Animal Justice) Bronwyn Halfpenny (Labor) David Thirkettle-Watts (Reason) Ibrahim Saba (Independent) Stephen Jolly (Victorian Socialists leader – see Samantha Ratnam (Greens leader – see Meeting on Sunday … > More

2018 Election Candidates for Electorate of Thomastown

Material Below From Publicly Available Internet Sources Produced Mainly in 2018 Compiled by ACA Member Bronwyn Halfpenny, Australian Labor Party Contact: Bronwyn Halfpenny, Bronwyn was elected to the Victorian Parliament to represent the Thomastown electorate in November 2010. She was re-elected in November 2014 and is now also serving as the Government Whip in the Legislative Assembly since August 2016. Before … > More

transport projects ahead of state election

Northern Star Weekly 8 November 2018 Laura Michell A bus service from Lalor station to Craigieburn town centre, the extension of the route 86 tram to South Morang and a rail extension to Wollert are urgently needed to improve liveability in Epping North and Wollert, according to Whittlesea council. The council has released its election wishlist, urging all local candidates … > More

Thomastown Candidates Meet & Greet 2018

Aurora Community Association Media 7 November 2018 ACA Date: Sunday 18th November 2018 Time: 2.00pm – 4.00pm Where: Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre Address: Corner Snugburgh Way & Redding Rise Epping North Focus: Getting to know Thomastown state election candidates Agenda: Please join us for meeting the Thomastown electorate candidates – 2018 state election on 24 November’2018. This event … > More

Whittlesea council elects new mayor

Northern Star Weekly 5 November 2018 Laura Michell New Whittlesea mayor Lawrie Cox has warned his colleagues to show respect to other councillors and council staff, and to accept the decisions made by the majority of council. Cr Cox was elected uncontested to the council’s top job last Thursday. It’s the second time he has led the council, having previously … > More

Labor pledges new bus from Craigieburn to Mernda via Wollert

Northern Star Weekly 5 November 2018 Laura Michell Wollert residents will have better access to public transport if Labor wins the state election on November 24. Thomastown MP Bronwyn Halfpenny and Yan Yean MP Danielle Green last week pledged a new bus service from Mernda station to Craigieburn station, via Wollert, to improve access to train services, work and study. … > More

Community Development Worker Job Open at Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre

Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre 31 October 2018 Max Sargent Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre has a Community Development Worker job open. The role is for 12 hours per week for 20 weeks from 29/1/2019 to 28/6/2019.  The work includes community engagement, program development, grant writing and promotion via newsletter production, web and social media. Applications close 22nd … > More

Brakes pulled on Wollert rail line

Whittlesea Leader 30 October 2018 Margot Taylor Property buy up for Epping line stalls   PLANS for a $600 million train line connecting Epping North and Wollert are going nowhere fast, with the State Government admitting land for the line is yet to be bought. Last December, Thomastown state Labor MP Bronwyn Halfpenny told the Leader acquisition of the final 14 per … > More

Yvonne Fantin and Local Tennis Coaching

Topseed Tennis 8 October 2018 A Friend Yvonne Fantin, the young and esteemed director of Topseed Tennis has been nominated for Tennis Victoria’s coaching excellence award. She will be up against three other candidates in the finals for the prestigious award, which will be announced at the Tennis Victoria champions dinner later this month. Topseed Tennis (Epping North) has one … > More