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


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.

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.

A football exhibition like no other, 17 March 2017

Australian Rules Football, art or science?


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.