News

The latest on Council's news and activities in your community.

2017

The race towards school holidays is on, 22 May 2017

The winter school holidays are fast approaching and Council’s Primary School Holiday Program is chock full of exciting and fun things to keep the kids occupied between 3 and 14 July.

Methven Park toilet - an update, 16 May 2017

Council is aware that there is still considerable community concern about the placement of a new public toilet at Methven Park in East Brunswick.

World first for Moreland: Zero emissions fleet pilot on the way, 15 May 2017

A world first pilot is on its way as Moreland City Council teams up with the experts at H2U to develop a fleet of waste vehicles powered by 100% renewable hydrogen.

More toys for more of Moreland, 15 May 2017

The Moreland Toy Library has been given a helping hand to expand into the north of the municipality following a recent decision by Council to help fund a second library location.

Ground breaking works begin for new Oak Park Pool, 08 May 2017

Moreland’s largest ever capital works project is officially underway at the Oak Park Pool.

Equality in sport: Moreland gives women more time on the field, 08 May 2017

For the last 7 years Council has been using its control over sports fields to encourage clubs to give more girls a go.

An exciting new vision for Brunswick Mechanics Institute, 08 May 2017

An exciting new vision for Brunswick Mechanics Institute is on its way following the appointment of Next Wave as new managers of the venue from 1 July.

Helping women make a new start in life, 01 May 2017

An exciting new vision for Brunswick Mechanics Institute is on its way following the appointment of Next Wave as new managers of the venue from 1 July.

Dance to your own beat at Glenroy Festival, 24 April 2017

Glenroy Festival is happening from 12 – 4 pm this Sunday 30 April at Bridget Shortell Reserve, Wheatsheaf Road, Glenroy.

Refurb brings more females to the field, 21 April 2017

Female participation in sport continues to rise in Moreland, and a recent refurbishment at A G Gillon Oval in Brunswick has opened up more opportunities for women and girls to take up team sports.

Counihan confronts climate change, 17 April 2017

A major exhibition is just days from opening at Counihan Gallery In Brunswick featuring artists working across a range of media from photography and video through to drawing and installation.

A passion for supporting women, 11 April 2017

At just 19 years old, law student Zainab is an outspoken advocate and champion for social justice causes in Moreland, including family violence.

On track for success, 10 April 2017

The Brunswick Cycling Club is ready to take on plenty of new members following transforming redevelopment works at the Brunswick Velodrome.

Zebras score upgraded facility, 03 April 2017

The Moreland Zebras Soccer Club is ready to serve up a win at Balfe Park this season, with the club’s change rooms and facilities recently given a complete makeover.

A new community hub in time for Christmas, 27 March 2017

A new hub of community services and activities is emerging from the landscape in Pascoe Vale.

Council calls on the State Government to keep its promise and install noise walls in Glenroy, 21 March 2017

During the last State election campaign in 2014 Daniel Andrews made a promise to the Moreland community that Mayor Helen Davidson wants to see him keep

A football exhibition like no other, 17 March 2017

Australian Rules Football, art or science?

More room to grow and learn, 03 March 2017

Spaces for children at Coburg's Barry Beckett Children’s Centre have more than doubled following an extensive refurbishment.

A career in caring - Moreland Family Day Care, 17 February 2017

Hilary has been a Moreland Family Day Care Educator for 8 months and says every day is different as the small group of children she cares for learn and grow together

Notice of Special Council meeting, 17 February 2017

A special Council meeting has been called in accordance with section 84 of the Local Government Act 1989.

Tackling female participation, 31 January 2017

It doesn’t take long to realise why Moana Hope, or Mo as most people call her, has become the face of the AFL Women’s League.

Edgars Creek bridge damaged and unsafe – choose alternate route, 27 January 2017

The pedestrian bridge across Edgars Creek linking Golf Road with the Newlands Estate and Coburg Hill has been badly damaged by a storm event and has been removed.

Meals on Wheels update, 27 January 2017

An update from Council

Going solar the easy way, 20 January 2017

2016 saw rising numbers of Australians installing solar panels, with households across the country investing $70m on solar in December alone.

2016

CCTV cameras to remain operating in Brunswick, 08 December 2016

Last Night Moreland Councillors debated the future of nine CCTV cameras currently maintained by Council in Sydney Road in Brunswick.

A new look for Oxygen, 05 December 2016

A young Moreland artist has changed the face of the Oxygen Youth Space

Christmas comes early to Coburg, 05 December 2016

Christmas has come early this year, with Moreland’s Carols by the Lake coming to Coburg Lake Reserve on Saturday 10 December.

Marching as one to end violence against women, 29 November 2016

On Friday 25 November more than 150 people marched in Coburg to mark White Ribbon Day, pledging to bring an end to violence against women.

Moreland City Council Election results declared, 03 November 2016

Your Councillors for the next four years were declared by the Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) on Wednesday 2 November 2016.

Creating Fawkner’s next community leaders, 24 October 2016

Two years ago, Sadia and Sarwat, through their work at Merri Health, identified a need for a group in Fawkner where Muslim women could come together to network, develop friendships and support those new to the area.