Mayoral Column 2016

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Mayoral Column - 2016
  • Christmas is less than one week away and the curtain is now closing on what has been a very successful year for Council, with many new projects and initiatives delivered to our community including the opening of Wangal Park, Woodstock restorations and Burwood Park Pavilion. Recently, Council celebrated the festive season at our Carols in the Park event in Burwood Park.

    Tue, 20 December 2016
  • Christmas is around the corner and to celebrate Council is bringing the holiday cheer to our community with a range of exciting events and initiatives.Council has decorated our town centres with festive garlands, and Christmas Trees welcome residents and visitors to Burwood, Croydon and Croydon Park precincts.

    Tue, 06 December 2016
  • The festive season is fast approaching and while most will be winding down, Council will continue to deliver its services and initiatives to the community. In particular, Council is on the final stretch at Wangal Park with a significant amount of turf currently being laid in the eastern section.

    Tue, 22 November 2016
  • As a father of four young children, I am passionate about ensuring that Council provides suitable services and activities for the many families and children in our community.Recently, Council celebrated Children’s Week with a special puppet show at the Fitzroy Centre.

    Tue, 08 November 2016
  • Recently our community came together to celebrate our great diversity and welcome spring at the Burwood Festival. It was a fantastic day with many great activities and entertainment on offer for the whole family to enjoy.

    Tue, 25 October 2016
  • Please join us in Burwood Park as our vibrant community comes together to celebrate spring with some good old fashioned rock n roll. The festival is the biggest family friendly event in the area and we have some exciting new additions to the program,along with the return of everyone's favourites including rides, animals, and the Classic Car Show and Shine.

    Tue, 11 October 2016
  • It’s officially the spring school holidays and to celebrate Council will be delivering a range of exciting and fun events and initiatives including our popular Burwood Festival.You can enjoy spring in style at the new Burwood Park Pavilion with a range of free events for the whole community including markets, Zumba lessons and cultural celebrations during October and November.

    Tue, 27 September 2016
  • I spend a lot of time as Mayor in the community listening to residents in order to understand what matters are most important to you. Over the past few weeks, I have held street meetings in Burwood and Croydon where I spoke with residents on a range of matters including infrastructure upgrades,local planning and exciting new projects.

    Tue, 13 September 2016
  • Throughout my time as Mayor, I have placed a strong emphasis on ensuring that our local infrastructure is safe and accessible to all members of our community. Our extensive capital works program for the new financial year is now underway with upgrades to local roads, footpaths, kerbs and parks being undertaken.

    Tue, 30 August 2016
  • We officially re-opened the Woodstock Centre to the community.It was great to see so many local residents and visitors brave the rain and join in the celebrations. The new look centre was recently restored to its original Victorian style with modern upgrades and facilities.

    Tue, 02 August 2016
  • It is with great excitement that I announce the completion of stage one restoration works at the Woodstock Centre. The iconic community centre has been renovated inside and outside to restore the building to its original Victorian charm with modern facilities and upgrades to ensure community members can enjoy their time at the centre.

    Tue, 19 July 2016
  • Mayoral Column 5 July  (1.07 MB)

    The school holidays have arrived and Council is providing a range of initiatives for children and families in our community to enjoy. The Library and Community Hub will play host to fun activities and workshops for children throughout the holiday period including a movie screening and arts and craft lessons.

    Tue, 05 July 2016
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