Mayoral Column 2017

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Mayoral Column - 2017
  • Council recently held the National Servicemen’s Memorial Service to pay our respect to our 280,000 ‘Nashos’ who selflessly sacrificed their careers, education and livelihood while serving alongside our Royal Australian Navy, Air Force and Defence Force from 1951 and 1972.

    Tue, 06 June 2017
  • I recently re-commenced my regular program of street meetings visiting Henley and Burwood Parks to meet face to face with members of our community.It is great to be able to spend some time with residents in a relaxed environment to discuss matters that are important to you.

    Tue, 23 May 2017
  • Winter is approaching and as the days become shorter, Council will continue to deliver a range of major capital works to ensure the journey to and from school or work is a safe one.

    Tue, 09 May 2017
  • This morning our community came together for the Burwood Anzac Commemorative Dawn Service in Burwood Park. At this year’s Centenary Years' Commemorative Service, we remembered our heroic Australian Light Horse brigade and the Battle of Beersheba in 1917.

    Tue, 25 April 2017
  • On Saturday, our community came together to celebrate Easter in the Park. The event was hosted in conjunction with our local churches with a range of fun performances and activities in Burwood Park.

    Tue, 11 April 2017
  • I am proud to represent such a culturally rich and diverse community and I am passionate about celebrating what makes Burwood a great place to live and visit. Council is committed to celebrating our diversity and the 70 different nationalities represented in our community.

    Tue, 28 March 2017
  • Council is committed to providing support and resources to our diverse community through a range of services and initiatives.Last week we celebrated both International Women’s Day and Seniors Week Festival in Burwood.

    Tue, 14 March 2017
  • I am passionate about ensuring that our local parks are places for all members of our community to enjoy. Council is committed to maintaining and upgrading all parks in the area as part of our extensive Capital Works program.

    Tue, 28 February 2017
  • The school holidays are now finished and it is back to school, and work, for many members in our community. During the summer, Council undertook upgrades to high pedestrian areas to ensure that our residents and visitors could safely travel to school, work and our town centres.

    Tue, 14 February 2017
  • The New Year has begun and Council is delivering a range of exciting projects and initiatives to our community for 2017. Last week, we celebrated Australia Day and presented our Citizen of the Year Awards.

    Tue, 31 January 2017
  • Happy New Year! I hope you had an enjoyable break and were able to spend some quality time with family and friends. As Mayor, I am excited to serve our community in the New Year as we continue to deliver our extensive services and initiatives.

    Tue, 17 January 2017
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