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  • Halfway through

    Last week marked the halfway point of my council term. Around this time two years ago, I was elected to represent Maranoa Ward in Boroondara. Since then, Council has had many significant…

  • 2013-14 Boroondara annual report

    Tonight Council adopted the 2013-14 annual report, which provides an excellent and detailed summary of the work that Council does over the year. Highlights include: Spending $42.9 million on replacing assets Continuing…

  • August 2014 ward update now available online

    The latest Maranoa Ward update is now available to read online: https://philipmallis.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Maranoa-Ward-update-August-2014.pdf Some story highlights include: [list type=arrow_list] North-east community hub New residential zones World Environment Day award [/list]

  • Latest ward update now available online

    The latest Maranoa Ward update is now available to read online: https://philipmallis.com/resources/maranoa-ward-newsletters/ Some story highlights include: [list type=arrow_list] Boroondara Sports Complex update Rotary Club of North Balwyn Upgrade to Balwyn Evergreen Centre Amendment…

  • St Columba’s Church 90th anniversary and closing service

    Today I had the privilege of attending the final service and 90th anniversary celebrations at St. Columba’s Uniting Church in Balwyn. The turnout was fantastic, with people packing the church for the…

  • ANZAC Day 2014

    There will be an ANZAC Day dawn service at the North Balwyn RSL at 5:45am on Friday 25th April this week. The service proper will commence at 6am, which will be followed…

  • 2014 North Balwyn Multicultural Festival

    2014 marks the second year of the annual North Balwyn Multicultural Festival, jointly hosted by the North Balwyn Rotary Club and North Balwyn Village. As with the event last year, there will…

  • Ward newsletters now available online

    For those who are interested, Maranoa Ward newsletters are now available on this website. The latest version is already uploaded to the Boroondara website every time it is published, but here on…

  • Macleay Park Carols in the Park 2013

    On the 14th December 2013, the annual Carols in the Park event was held at Macleay Park, North Balwyn. Many community organisations were present to assist with the event, including North Balwyn…

  • New mayor, committee chairs and councillor assignments

    At last night’s council meeting, the election of the new mayor and special committee chairs took place, as well as councillor assignments to the large number of internal and external committees, alliances…