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Union Square pop-up park

What you need to know Business Community news Covid Recovery Events Family Local News Parklets Last Updated January 18, 2022First published January 17, 2022 The Union Square pop-up park is coming back to Ascot Vale this summer! In cooperation with the Union Road Traders Association, we’re installing this temporary pop-up park in St Leonard’s Road. Union Square…

Blood donation in Moonee Ponds Clocktower

A pop-up blood donation centre is coming to the Clocktower!

Australian Red Cross Lifeblood is coming to Moonee Valley with a pop-up donor centre at the Clocktower Centre in Moonee Ponds from 24 to 28 January, allowing locals to roll up their sleeves and donate blood. Across the week Lifeblood hopes to see around 100 locals through the pop-up helping to save lives. One in…

Healing Ceremony Moonee Valley CIty Council

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Bunjil’s Marroun Healing Ceremony

We’re committed to Respect (Gahgook), Recognition (Ngarngaith) and Relationships (Djerri) through Reconciliation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and acknowledge that January 26 can cause pain to members of our community. Annually we hold the Bunjil’s Marroun Healing Ceremony and invite community members to  learn about and experience what the day means to our…

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Local Government Culture Discussion Paper

The Minister for Local Government recently announced the release of the Discussion Paper for the Local Government Culture Project. As you may be aware, the Discussion Paper has been developed by PricewaterhouseCoopers in partnership with eminent academics. It aims to better understand the factors influencing conduct and culture within local government and identify opportunities and…

Recycle Right this Christmas

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Tips to Recycle Right this Christmas

While a lot of us revel in the excitement of giving and receiving presents and indulging in treats, there is a downside to the excess… lots and lots of extra waste! One result of the 150,000km of wrapping paper – and nearly a billion dollars’ worth of gifts that don’t get used – is a…

school holiday fun super science

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School holiday fun in Moonee Valley!

The Winter school holidays are here and we have you covered with some fun and interactive programs that are sure to keep the kids entertained! Check out the programs on offer across Moonee Valley.

Recycling bin tags Moonee Valley

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Let’s Recycle Right – Encouraging great recycling with bin tags

Moonee Valley City Council in collaboration with our recycling provider Cleanaway are helping residents learn how to recycle right and minimise recycling contamination through a new bin tagging system. When items that belong in the red lid landfill bin or green lid FOGO bin end up in our yellow lid recycling bin, entire recycling loads…

Rosa

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Artist engaged to create community-driven art for Flemington Community Hub

Artist, Rosa Mar Tato Ortega has been engaged to create a series of digital visual works for the Flemington Community Hub project.
The artwork will be collated and transposed into designs for the perforated screens on the outside of the building and also incorporated into the interior detailing.

Moonee Valley lights projections

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Christmas is Here: lights, illuminations and surprise pop-ups are coming to town!

The festive season has arrived and we’re excited to bring dazzling illuminations and pop-ups to streets and local retail shopping strips around Moonee Valley, providing much needed support to local traders. Unfortunately, our beloved Carols in Queens Park annual event will not be going ahead this year. While restrictions have eased to allow for bigger…

CYBER SCAM ALERT

Scammers targeting Moonee Valley

Sadly we have received reports that scammers are targeting our community by impersonating Council through phone calls and fake accounts on Instagram. Scams pose a threat to all members of our community, particularly those already vulnerable. We have reported the scam calls to the authorities and are working with Facebook to have the fake Instagram…