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  • Offer of help: journey planning for your bicycle route

    Since the COVID-19 situation has changed rapidly over the past 1-2 weeks and people are now seriously avoiding public transport, there seem to be many more people people riding bikes around Melbourne.…

  • Day 1 of Boroondara election vote counting

    Today I was scrutineering down at the VEC counting centre in Camberwell, which was a very interesting experience. Getting to see democracy work up close is something that I would recommend everyone…

  • After four years, my time on council is coming to an end

    As many of you already know, I am not re-contesting my position as councillor for Maranoa Ward on Boroondara City Council at the upcoming election. It has been a difficult decision, but…

  • December 2015 Maranoa Ward update now available

    For anyone who lives in Maranoa Ward, you should have received a copy of the latest newsletter in the post. The electronic copy is now available here.

  • Macleay Park Carols in the Park 2015

    The 2015 Carols in the Park event will be held at Macleay Park, North Balwyn tonight (Saturday 12 December) at 6:00pm. Come along for a great community event organised by the North…

  • New mayor, committee chairs and councillor assignments for 2015-2016

    At last night’s council meeting, council elected the mayor and committee chairs for 2015-16. We also appointed councillors to the large number of internal and external committees, alliances and other groups. Cr…

  • ‘Pop up’ council coming to North Balwyn

    As you might have seen in today’s Progress Leader, Council is trialing a new idea that came out of our recent community innovation tournament. The idea is for council services to travel…

  • Council passes 2015-16 budget for Boroondara

    Yesterday Council unanimously passed the 2015-16 Boroondara Budget. While we prepare for the impending rate capping in the next financial year, Council has been able to include a rate rise reduction to…

  • North East Community Hub consultation

    Council has begun the second round of consultation with the community for the North East Community Hub in Greythorn. This time we are seeking feedback on the draft concept plan for the…

  • 2015 Summer Music in Beckett Park

    Yesterday I spoke at Beckett Park at the first concert in the Summer Music series of musical events hosted by the City of Boroondara. It was a great event and many hundreds…