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Archives for April 2019

17 months on: are we any closer?

Today is May 1: it marks Month 17 since Murrindindi Shire CEO Craig Lloyd started with the Council. Is the Murrindindi Council any closer to having a new advertising procurement practice that is fair, and open to public scrutiny? It is 6½-YEARS since Murrindindi Shire Council last put its advertising procurement out to tender. The

Ballot paper order decided

The order of names on the ballot paper for the Federal electorate of Indi was decided at a draw held by the Australian Electoral Commission. The poll is scheduled for Saturday week, May 18. • Helen Robinson, The Greens (Vic.)• Jason Peter Whalley, Derryn Hinch’s Justice Party• Helen Haines, Independent• Steve Martin, Liberal• Mark Byatt,

New Visitor Guide on its way

Murrindindi Council has consulted with local business tourism associations about the idea of creating a Visitor Guide, Cr Jackie Ashe told the April 24 Shire meeting. “In part, this replaces our What’s On, the bi-annual printed events brochure. “We expect these will be delivered in late July or early August. “New designs for the Yea

Red tape findings by year’s end

Findings about red tape delays are due to be announced in eight months’ time. Cr Margaret Rae told the April meeting of Murrindindi Council that the State Government is conducting a Red Tape Review of the building and planning approvals processes in order to streamline Local and State Government planning systems by removing delays and

Dry season finance sought

Murrindindi Shire CEO Craig Lloyd is approaching State Agriculture Minister Jaclyn Symes about financial support for local farmers affected by the dry season. An urgent item of business was brought forward to the April 24 meeting of Council by Mayor Cr Sandice McAulay. Councillors voted unanimously “in recognition of dry conditions across the Murrindindi Shire

Sad news: Reg Kenealy

KENEALY, – Reg 06.07.1929 – 25.04.2019 Beloved husband of Mary for almost 60 years. Loved and loving father of Anthony, Kevin, Damian and Helen and Mary-Louise and Brenden. Loving Pa of Daniel, Trent and Ethan. A Gentle Man and a Gentleman. KENEALY . The Funeral Service celebrating Reg’s life will be held on Thursday May

Whittlesea man arrested

Police have arrested a 20-year-old man from Whittlesea after a police divisional van was rammed in North Melbourne this morning (Sunday, April 28). A silver Holden Commodore was reported stolen overnight from a Glenroy address. The vehicle was sighted by police at the end of Pampas St in North Melbourne about 3.20am. The driver of

NFNL Scoreboard

MEADOWS GREYHOUNDS DIVISION 1 SENIORS BUNDOORA v. LOWER PLENTY Bundoora 4.4, 10.6, 11.10, 16.17 (113)Lower Plenty 0.4, 2.5, 4.6, 6.7 (43) GOALSBundoora: T. Hughes 3, N. Thomas 3, J. Lord 2, D. Marshall 2, D. Mitchell 2, B. Moorcroft 1, M. Dennis 1, B. Carlyon 1, G. Moorcroft 1Lower Plenty: B. Paterson 2, C. Porter 2, C.

AFL Outer East scoreboard

AFL OUTER EAST FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD DIVISION 2 SENIORSResults. Round 2. Thursday, April 25. Kinglake 35.20 (230) d Yea 4.5 (29). Saturday, April 27. Alexandra 19.17 (131) d Thornton-Eildon 6.10 (46). Seville 10.12 (72) d Powell-town 7.11 (53). Yarra Junction 19.9 (123) d Gembrook-Cockatoo 11.12 (78). Yarra Glen: Bye. Ladder. 1. Kinglake, 337.50, 8. 2. Seville,

Man dies: detectives probe Kinglake West fire

Arson Squad detectives are investigating a fatal fire which occurred in Kinglake West on Friday night (Apr. 26) Investigators have been told a shed caught fire on Watsons Rd about 8.25pm. A 26-year-old Kinglake West man sustained fatal injuries and died at the scene. The exact cause of the fire is yet to be determined

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