We are building a new kindergarten located at Thomastown Primary School. Have your say about what you think the name should be.
We are building a new kindergarten located at Thomastown Primary School, which will be open from Term 1 in 2021. The $5.1 million project will include two rooms for three and four-year-olds, and is supported by a $650,000 grant from the Victorian State Government.
In line with Council’s Naming Policy and the Victorian State Government Naming Rules, you're invited to help us choose a name for this new kindergarten. See the ‘Naming policy and rules’ section below for some of the main points to keep in mind before you respond to the following questions in your submission:
You can make a submission in one of the following ways by 5pm on Monday 1 June 2020.
Post: Family, Children & Young People department, City of Whittlesea, Locked Bag 1, Bundoora MDC VIC 3083
Your proposed name must not contravene any of the 12 naming principles contained in the Naming Rules for Places in Victoria and listed here:
Further detail on these principles and the full Naming Rules can be accessed at the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning website.
Your submission to Council should be in writing and in English. If you are unable to provide your submission in writing and/or in English, please contact the Governance Department by telephone on 9217 2294 to discuss alternative ways you may be able to have your say on this issue.
If you do not speak English, we offer various language services to help you communicate with us including Victorian Interpreting and Translating Services (VITS) and LanguageLinks. If you have a hearing or speech impairment you may use the National Relay Service by calling 133 677.
Suggestions received will be collated and evaluated by Council who will make the final decision on the naming of the Kindergarten in compliance with the relevant naming rules and conventions. The chosen name will be made public for final comment as per relevant statutory requirements.
If you have any questions or would like further information, please don’t hesitate to contact me on 9404 8825 or by email to email@example.com.
If you would like more information on the formal process for the proposed naming, please contact the Governance Department on 9217 2294 or refer to the Naming Guidelines using the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning website address above.