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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

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MURRINDINDI: Council defeated at VCAT

Murrindindi Shire Council has suffered a humiliating defeat at a Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal hearing this month, where its decision to allow the Tanglewood Festival at Thornton was reversed.And one of the successful objectors, Greg Salter, says that VCAT appeal might not have had to occur had Craig Lloyd, then-CEO of Murrindindi Council, behaved

LATEST ISSUE: Wed., Apr. 28, 2021

Read this week’s editions of The Local Paper, free online.Exact replicas of our print editions.Covering 35 local government areas in and around Melbourne. • Banyule: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lph210428z• Bayside: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210428z• Boroondara (Northern): https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpe210428z• Boroondara (Southern): https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210428z• Brimbank: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210428z• Casey-Cardinia: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpcc210428z• Darebin (Northcote Budget): https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpn210428z• Darebin (Preston Post-Reservoir Times): https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppres210428z• Frankston: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppp210428z• Glen Eira: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210428z• Greater Dandenong: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppp210428z•

WHITTLESEA: Plans foe ‘New Epping’ revealed

A $2 billion major development in Epping kicked off this month with a promise to deliver more jobs, much-needed housing diversity and an economic boost for the City of Whittlesea. New Epping is a partnership between the Victorian Government, City of Whittlesea, Riverlee, Ramsay Health and Haven Home Safe. Richard Wynne, Minister for Housing, joined

MORNINGTON: New centre for young and old

Young and elderly Victorians will learn under the same roof together, with the State Government backing construction of an international learning centre in Mornington. Ingrid Stitt, Minister for Early Childhood Ingrid Stitt, announced Andrew Kerr Care will receive $500,000 from the Labor Government to construct a 66-place facility creating an Intergenerational Learning Centre. This intergenerational

BAYSIDE: Works on Middle Brighton Pier

The State Government is getting on with vital repair and maintenance works to reopen the iconic Middle Brighton Pier. Melissa Horne, Minister for Ports and Freight, said the vital repair and maintenance works will not only ensure the pier is made safe for everyone to use again in coming months but will also ensure the

MORELAND: Works underway at Coburg

The State Government is investing in grassroots sports and elite women’s football, with works underway on the Coburg City Oval. Ros Spence, Minister for Community Sport, visited the iconic VFL ground which is being transformed thanks to $3 million from the Government. The project, due to be complete in June, will see the oval transformed

HOBSONS BAY: $320,000 funds for W’town home

Sacked V/Line Chief Executive James Pinder had received $320,000 funds from contractor Transclean, the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission was told late last week. Mr Pinder used some of the funds as a deposit on a $2.5 million home at Williamstown, the IBAC inquiry was told.Transclean had a $40 million contract with V/Line, and a $5

HUME: Broadmeadows to be revitalised

Broadmeadows MLA Frank McGuire has spoken again in State Parliament about how the area is to be revitalised. “We need a plan, unity and hope. This is how we recover from a pandemic that has caused the worst global recession since the Great Depression,” Mr McGuire told the Legislative Assembly last week. “The comeback plan

HOBSONS BAY: North W’town crossing plans

Labor MLA Melissa Horne has spoken of proposed changes to the North Williamstown railway crossing. “In July 2020 I visited the Ferguson St level crossing in Williamstown North with the Minister for Transport Infrastructure to announce that its removal would be a rail-under-road design,” Mr Horne said. “Across all three rounds of consultation approximately 1800

OUT NOW. Latest Issue: Wed., Sep. 9, 2020

Read the latest issue of The Local Paper. Available free from hundreds of outlets. Also read free online: The Local Paper – Regional Edition Part A: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy200909z The Local Paper – Regional Edition Part B (Trader) – https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpt200701z The Local Paper – Lilydale and Yarra Valley Express Edition: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpv200909z The Local Paper – Mitchell Shire

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