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Plans for Aboriginal gathering place

By Evelyn LeckieAN Aboriginal gathering place is high on the agenda for Whittlesea Reconciliation Group in addressing the needs of Aboriginal people in the community.

SKM Recycling Update

City of Whittlesea continues to be forced to send recycling to landfill as SKM still hasn't reopened its Coolaroo site.The council announced last week that it hoped...

Federal Government urged to continue kindergarten funding

The City of Whittlesea fear families could be out of pocket $2000 a child unless the Federal Government commits to fund kindergartens on an ongoing basis.In the...

Whittlesea council to re-think Mernda pool budget

By Evelyn LeckieRESIDENTS have applied pressure on the CIty of Whittlesea with the ‘Extend the Mernda Pool Campaign’ causing councillors to re-think the proposed 25-metre pool at Mernda...

Buddhist temple plans denied

By Eden HynninenMACEDON Ranges Shire Council has denied a planning permit for the development of a Buddhist temple in Gisborne South.At a council...

Pokies stance examined

MITCHELL Shire councillors will decide next Tuesday what its stance is on more poker machines for the municipality.Hogan’s Hotel in Wallan has applied for 20 additional poker...

Council calls for government to catch up

City of Whittlesea Mayor Lawrie Cox joined a national call for better access to roads, transport, jobs and community facilities in fast-growing outer suburbs in Canberra last week.

Council release WorkSafe bullying report

WHITTLESEA council has released to the public a WorkSafe report that indicates bullying policies and procedures at the City of Whittlesea are above board.WorkSafe attended council offices...

Mernda plans approved

PUBLIC pressure appears to have influenced a City of Whittlesea council meeting last week with two key Mernda projects progressing.Whittlesea councillors approved a planning application for Mernda...

Whittlesea girls join movement

Inspired by the 'This Girl Can Victoria' movement women in the City of Whittlesea are encouraging others not to be afraid of being active.Five women from different...