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Thank you Griffin Ward

After 16 years on Banyule Council representing the community of Griffin Ward, serving two terms as mayor and four terms as deputy mayor I have no regrets. In this election I was the winner on primary votes, but I was unable to withstand the ‘dirt machine’ that ran against me. I wish to thank my […]

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Jenny Mulholland Taking Action on the Environment

Jenny’s environmental leadership has been influenced by her former life as a leading environmental educator “Jenny is taking action to secure real environmental outcomes” Sue Course – former Banyule environmental leader Reduced Emissions Jenny Mulholland has a passion for making this great City of Banyule a more environmentally sustainable City and is leading the way for […]

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Jenny will protect Ivanhoe from overdevelopment

Only Jenny Mulholland will protect Ivanhoe from State Labor’s plan for high rises in our leafy suburbs. Labor is determined to fill Ivanhoe with high rises Our suburbs would be forced to squeeze in more housing over the next five years because the state government has failed to plan for growth. Ivanhoe, Ivanhoe East, Fairy […]

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Jenny Mulholland to deliver the Ivanhoe Community Learning Hub

The vision for Ivanhoe Community Learning Hub My vision for the Ivanhoe Community Learning Hub has spanned almost my entire time on Banyule Council and we are very close to making this a reality.  The proposed community learning hub at the centre of the Ivanhoe precinct, next to Banyule’s iconic art-deco town hall in Ivanhoe, will […]

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Ivanhoe Community Learning Hub Community Consultation

Venue: The Centre Ivanhoe  Cost: N/A We’re inviting you to come along to an information session and participate in the first stage of the Ivanhoe community learning hub broad consultation. Where and when are the sessions? Sunday 18 September 2016 Session 1 – 1.30-2.30pm Session 2 – 3.30-4.30pm McCubbin Room, The Centre Ivanhoe, 275 Upper Heidelberg Road, Ivanhoe […]

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40km/h for Ivanhoe Shops

After lobbying for my 16 years on council, VicRoads is finally introducing a permanent 40km/h speed limit throughout the Ivanhoe shopping precinct effective 6 September 2016. This change impacts both Upper Heidelberg Road and Livingstone Street with the map below identifying the extent of the 40km/h area.   Previous efforts – 40km/h in Heidelberg Shopping Centre: […]

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Jets saved! Teen disability program saved as council steps in

Hunt on to find an NDIS provider to take over funding service in the long-term A TEEN disability program will continue to run despite the State Government pulling its cash support in favour of NDIS providers. Heidelberg West-based Jets Creative Arts Program is regionally unique and Banyule Council has decided it will fund the service […]

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Rosanna Road the worst road in Melbourne

See the report in the Heidelberg Leader: Drivers see red at lights Rosanna Rd identified as a top traffic gripe IT’S official. Heidelberg’s most notorious cluster of intersections has been voted Victoria’s second worst traffic nightmare for drivers. The painful wait at numerous sets of traffic lights to turn off and on to Rosanna Rd […]

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Ivanhoe Park Pavilion Development

Ivanhoe Park, Tuesday 15 March, 3.30pm-4pm It is fabulous to see the $1.6m funding has been raised to upgrade this pavilion. This could not have been achieved without a great team effort. Banyule Council has funded $1.28m to this project. The resident Ivanhoe Junior Football Club has contributed $150,000. The AFL $75,000, and the State Government […]

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The Age Domain Liveability Index

Great to see the improvement in Banyule suburb liveability rankings. Ivanhoe up to No.8 and Heidelberg Heights up to 194. However need to improve in some areas.  Rosanna Road is affecting the liveability of Heidelberg.     What makes a suburb liveable? For some, being close to the coast. For others, great cafes. But a […]