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An artist’s impression of the Balwyn Library redevelopment.

The proposed Council Plan 2017-21, Rating Strategy 2017-21 and Budget 2017-18 is open for public comment. Our focus continues on maintaining quality services, debt reduction, and ongoing investment in upgrading community facilities in Boroondara. At the Council Meeting on Wednesday 26 April 2017, the City of Boroondara’s draft Council Plan 2017-21 (including the Strategic Resource […]

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Have you been disturbed by noise from a swimming pool pump, air conditioner or raging party? If the answer’s yes, Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) wants to hear from you. EPA is currently reviewing the regulations that apply to noise from residential premises and they want you to have your say on the future of […]

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Help shape the future of Boroondara and explore the changing needs of culturally and linguistically diverse communities at our Community, Culture and Wellbeing Forum. Cultural diversity is at the heart of Boroondara’s identity and we are continuing to welcome people from around the world to our community. The Forum is your opportunity to join us […]

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The Surrey Hills Progress Association invites residents and community members to attend the local ANZAC Day Dawn Service Tuesday, 25th April, 2017. The service will commence at 6am sharp so people should be at the gardens at 5.45am for the 6am start. The service will include: A Bugler playing ‘The Last Post’ & ‘Reveille’ Poetry […]

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In recent months we have received many reports of dodgy tree removal contractors pressuring people into removing trees. These contractors are claiming the trees are dangerous and misleading residents into believing that permits aren’t required. Dodgy tree loppers are often uninsured and their work practice is questionable. So, unsolicited offers of tree removal should be […]

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Calling all history buffs and vintage addicts! Hear collector, Ann Dixon speak about unusual and special items from her clothing collection. Ann has been collecting costume and accessories since 1989. The collection has grown to about 1500 items including about 100 fans, and about the same number of shoes. She also has 45 wedding dresses, […]

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On Saturday 29 April from 1pm, head along to the Burwood Village Autumn Fiesta, a fantastic, free family day out, at the Burwood Village Shopping Centre. Located on Toorak Road, near the Warrigal Road intersection in Camberwell, Burwood Village has over 100 businesses. A favourite with locals and visitors alike, the shopping strip is easily […]

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Love Photos? Love History? Then you should enter Boroondara Library Service’s first Shutter Speed photo competition. The theme is ‘Transport in Boroondara’ and the competition is free and open to all ages. There are great prizes to be won so just send a digital copy of your best image to the competition website with a […]


There’s lots to do both indoors and out. Check out what’s on this April. Move to the music  Sunday music series – St Oswalds When: 2.30pm, Sunday 30 April  2017 Where: 100 High Street, Glen Iris What: Ayesha Gough, brilliant and award-winning Queensland pianist. Ayesha has given recitals with orchestras including Queensland Symphony Orchestra.  She has a strong […]


In response to the Victorian Public Tenants Association (VPTA) article on Markham Estate be assured that the City of Boroondara is not against the proposal to replace public housing at Markham Estate. Both Council and the Ashburton community want more public housing.

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