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2017

Memorial garden offers peaceful environment for community reflection, 30 October 2017

A new memorial garden for victims of violence within Moreland has been built in Coburg North’s Brosnan Park.

Moreland wins Premier’s Sustainability Award – Government Category, 27 October 2017

Council has won the 2017 Premier’s Sustainability Award (Government Category) for the Moreland Urban Heat Island Effect Action Plan at a ceremony held last night (26 October).

CitylinkTulla Widening Project: night work and road closure, 18 October 2017

As part of the CityLink Tulla Widening project the Tullamarine Freeway bridge over Conventry Street, Gowanbrae will be widened and strengthened.

Walk this way, 13 October 2017

Moreland City Council has once again joined VicHealth for Walk to School month – a fun and creative way to teach kids the benefits of active travel.

Mayor: We will not be terrorised into changing decisions reached through a democratic process, 12 October 2017

Moreland’s monthly Council meeting has been interrupted for the second month in a row by a group of intruders protesting against Councils stance on Australia Day.

Councillor Samantha Ratnam to take up a seat in the Victorian Legislative Council, 11 October 2017

Deputy Mayor, Cr Samantha Ratnam has resigned from Moreland Council effective from the 12th of October 2017.

Status update on recommendations following the quality review of Council’s Aged Care after hours service changes, 10 October 2017

Extract of Executive Summary from Confidential Council Report, October 2016

Upfield Bike Path to be diverted at Jewell Station, 06 October 2017

Due to precinct development work at Jewell Station, from Thursday 12 October 2017 until further notice, the Upfield Shared Path will be diverted via Barkly Street, Black Street and Wilson Avenue.

Moreland Award winners shine, 04 October 2017

With daylight savings already brightening things up, Moreland City Council proudly recognised the glowing talents and achievements of its citizens at a special ceremony last night at the Coburg Town Hall.

Intruders at Council Meeting, 28 September 2017

Last night Moreland City Council held a public meeting to hear submissions from our community on proposed changes to the local law. The meeting was interrupted by a small group of people who disagreed with a decision made by Council earlier this month to support the #changethedate campaign.

Notice of a Special Council Meeting, 27 September 2017

A special Council meeting has been called in accordance with the Local Government Act 1989 and will be held at 5.45 pm on Wednesday 27 September 2017.

A park close to home, 25 September 2017

With a baby boom underway and more people than ever choosing to make Moreland their home, Council investing in its existing parks and working to create new local parks in the areas that need them most.

Tech out these skills, 25 September 2017

For years, local libraries across the globe have been touting the line ‘more than just books’ as they add games, DVDs, newspapers and magazines to their offerings. Moreland’s five libraries have taken this mantra a step further, opening up their own ‘school’ of basic technology.

Welcome to Coney Island, 25 September 2017

Just as we are drawn to the flickering lights and optical illusions fabricated in amusement parks, so too will crowds be attracted to the latest exhibition on offer at the Counihan Gallery In Brunswick.

Australia Day in Moreland, 14 September 2017

Moreland City Councillors have voted to continue to conduct citizenship ceremonies on the 26th of January but to no longer refer to that date as Australia Day.

Netball booms in Moreland, 14 September 2017

Council will soon start building 16 new netball courts across Moreland, making sure everyone has the opportunity to play, have fun, make friends and get active.

Notice of a Special Council Meeting, 14 September 2017

A special Council meeting has been called in accordance with the Local Government Act 1989 and will be held at 6 pm on Wednesday 27 September 2017.

Coburg Carnivale: Music at your fingertips, 11 September 2017

Coburg Carnivale is back for another program-packed year, landing in central Coburg on Friday 22 and Saturday 23 September.

Albion Street, the Upfield Railway Line and Hope Street speed limit change, 07 September 2017

40km/h area speed restriction – area bordered by Sydney Road, Albion Street, the Upfield Railway Line and Hope Street.

Brunswick’s hidden stories mapped, 07 September 2017

Get your headphones out and experience Invisible Cities – a collection of audio memories in Brunswick that explore the relationship between people and place.

Spring Seniors Festival to inspire, 07 September 2017

The 35th Victorian Seniors Festival is just around the corner, with the month of October being jam-packed with Moreland events for older people, along with their friends, family and neighbours.

Pop-up lounge to land in Coburg, 07 September 2017

The Victorian Seniors Festival is coming to Moreland this October and older members of the community are being encouraged get to know each other over a KitKat and a cuppa at a special pop-up lounge room, arriving at Coburg’s Vic Mall on Thursday 12 October.

Practical parking machines arrive in Moreland, 28 August 2017

Council has updated ten parking ticket machines in Brunswick, allowing users to ditch the loose change in their pocket and use payWave and pay-by-phone as alternative options.

No more paper – Moreland’s planning process goes digital, 28 August 2017

Applying for a planning permit in Moreland is as easy as picking up your mobile device, as Council’s whole planning process goes online.

Australian Citizenship test, 25 August 2017

Submission on strengthening the test for Australian Citizenship.

Glenroy Park Refreshed, 15 August 2017

Glenroy’s popular Kingsford Smith Ulm Reserve has been upgraded following a number of great suggestions from the community.

1000 books before school, 07 August 2017

Many youngsters in Moreland are taking part in 1000 Books Before School, the first state-wide program in Australia designed to work with families to promote early literacy skills.

The plan to keep Moreland healthy, 07 August 2017

Councils can play a key role in helping keep the community healthy and happy.

Moreland’s Australian first gets $1 million boost, 07 August 2017

Council has teamed up with the experts at H2U to develop the first commercial-scale hydrogen refueling station in Australia and the State Government will contribute $1 million to see the project come to life, under Round 2 of the New Energy Jobs Fund.

Say thank you to those quiet achievers, 02 August 2017

Nominations are now open for the 2017 Moreland Awards, which provide an opportunity to recognise all the quiet achievers out there in the community.

Spring it on – School Holiday Program, 01 August 2017

The spring 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 26 September and 6 October.

Moreland budget delivers more for less, 31 July 2017

Council will spend $51.38 million upgrading and building new roads, parks, community centres and reserves this financial year following the endorsement of the Council Budget 2017-18 last week.

Glenroy skate park on its way, 17 July 2017

Glenroy is another step closer to having its own skate park.

Your chance to recognise Moreland’s finest, 14 July 2017

Do you know a remarkable person who gives back to the community? Nominate them for a Moreland Award!

Flying the rainbow flag for equality, 10 July 2017

The rainbow flag is now flying high at Coburg Town Hall following a move from Council last month to reaffirm its support for marriage equality.

Edgars Creek / Ronald Street footbridge update, 30 June 2017

The footbridge across Edgars Creek near Ronald Street was damaged beyond repair by a flood event in late December 2016.

A spotlight on safety, 30 June 2017

DeChene Reserve has been made safer thanks to a $192,000 grant from the State Government and $48,000 contributed by Moreland City Council.

Moreland to take on VCAT in the Supreme Court, 26 June 2017

Moreland City Council is taking another significant step to reduce the harm caused by poker machines in the community.

Celebrate with a grant from Council, 26 June 2017

Applications for Moreland City Council’s Celebrating Place Grants Program are now open.

Celebrating multicultural small businesses, 15 June 2017

The Northern Multicultural Small Business Awards will celebrate the achievements and remarkable entrepreneurial spirit of multicultural small businesses in Whittlesea, Yarra, Banyule, Darebin, Hume, Moreland and Nillumbik.

Take time to TAKE2, 05 June 2017

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

Land secured for the community, 05 June 2017

A significant piece of Indigenous land will remain as public space thanks to the collaborative efforts of the community, Council and the State Government.

Moreland’s seniors lend a hand to ending elder abuse, 31 May 2017

A group of older Moreland residents will be turning Victoria Street Mall purple for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

Oak Park redevelopment updates, 30 May 2017

The latest news from the Oak Park redevelopment project

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.

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.

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.

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.

A football exhibition like no other, 17 March 2017

Australian Rules Football, art or science?

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.