June 2011

Banyule Homestead: future

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I rise to voice my support and the support of the residents of the Ivanhoe electorate for the Banyule Homestead at 60 Buckingham Drive, Heidelberg. There is a potential land grab and development that would ruin the integrity of the site. The property is located on the eastern side of the road and is one of the most prominent sites… Read More »Banyule Homestead: future

Housing: Heidelberg West

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I raise a matter for the attention of the Minister for Housing. The action I seek is for the minister to attend a Heidelberg West Neighbourhood Renewal Steering Committee meeting at the committee IT hub in Heidelberg West. We meet monthly on Thursday afternoons from about 4.30 pm until 6.30 p.m. Those meetings cover a range of issues, and obviously… Read More »Housing: Heidelberg West

Children: Take a Break program

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I raise a matter for the attention of the Minister for Children and Early Childhood Development, and the action I seek is for the minister to visit my electorate and meet with representatives of the Heidelberg Occasional Care Centre. There are significant concerns held with regard to cuts to the occasional child-care funding, which has in the past amounted to… Read More »Children: Take a Break program

Victorian Urban Development Authority Amendment (Urban Renewal Authority Victoria) Bill 2011

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I am pleased to speak on the Victorian Urban Development Authority Amendment (Urban Renewal Authority Victoria) Bill 2011. As with a number of other bills on which I have recently spoken, I think it is important to make sure that we are relating our comments back to what is important to the aspirations and desires of the people in our… Read More »Victorian Urban Development Authority Amendment (Urban Renewal Authority Victoria) Bill 2011

Soccer: United Through Football program

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On Sunday, 5 June, I attended the launch of the United Through Football program at Cartledge Reserve, Ivanhoe, home of the Heidelberg Stars Soccer Club. It was a great launch of the program, which is run collaboratively by Football Federation Victoria, VicHealth and affiliated soccer clubs. It aims to increase the capacity of FFV, local clubs and community organisations to… Read More »Soccer: United Through Football program

City of Banyule: volunteer awards

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Banyule City Council celebrated its local volunteers at the 2011 community volunteer awards at the great hall of the Centre Ivanhoe last month. I was pleased to attend and host a table of volunteers. Thirteen winners were named across five categories and were presented with their prizes by master of ceremonies Dave O’Neil. This year 47 organisations and individuals were… Read More »City of Banyule: volunteer awards