A music and arts festival, Shakespeare in the Park and a Comic-Con style event are just a few of the projects to receive grants, following Council tripling its funding pool.
Nillumbik Council is thrilled to be opening the brand new Eltham North Adventure Playground on 19 December, just in time for the long school holidays.
Findings from a research project by Queensland’s Bond University found Nillumbik Shire residents have the highest overall quality of life in Australia making Nillumbik the happiest Shire in Australia.
Nillumbik Shire hopes to grow numbers at its Eltham Playhouse occasional childcare centre, which will also be upgraded to include a sleep zone aimed at children aged two and under.
Nillumbik Council is inviting nominations for the 2019 Australia Day Awards in the categories of Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year (16-30 years old), Senior Citizen of the Year (aged over 60), Volunteer of the Year, and Community Group of the Year.
Nillumbik Shire Council is leading by example and hosting a number of events to raise public awareness during 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence campaign from 25 November to 10 December.
Two landowners in Plenty have each been fined $10,000 in the Magistrates Court for failing to protect two 100-year-old heritage-protected oak trees from being poisoned.
From increasing awareness about methods of communicating without speaking, to holding Christmas carols and a BBQ for a men’s group, there’s a whole lot of goodwill being spread around the Shire thanks to Council’s inaugural Goodwill Grants.
Two local initiatives that build on ongoing Nillumbik Shire Council projects are among those to receive a State Government Pick My Project grant.
Sporting facilities top the community’s votes for a range of exciting options in the draft precinct plan to transform the old Hurstbridge High School site into a valuable open space precinct.