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October 2020

Local businesses get ready for outdoor dining

Thursday 1 October 2020

As the days get longer enjoying a meal in the sunshine is a simple pleasure that’s why Whittlesea Council is excited to be supporting local businesses in getting ready for outdoor dining once COVID restrictions allow.

September 2020

Safe pools are great pools

Wednesday 30 September 2020

With the beginning of daylight savings and the Summer season approaching property owners are reminded that Victorian Government regulations require pools and spas be registered with Whittlesea Council by 1 November.

Celebrating National Carers Week

Monday 28 September 2020

Council has partnered with Carers Victoria to provide free health and wellbeing workshops for unpaid carers living in the City of Whittlesea throughout October in recognition of National Carers Week — 11-17 October.

Council elections

Friday 25 September 2020

Local council elections will not be held in the City of Whittlesea this year. Whittlesea City Council was dismissed by an Act of Parliament in March 2020.

New campaign launched to highlight small businesses

Tuesday 22 September 2020

The City of Whittlesea has launched an exciting campaign designed to help promote local business and help members of the community.

Road safety improvements proposed for Masons Road

Monday 21 September 2020

Residents are invited to have their say on proposed improvements to Masons Road in Mernda/Wollert.

Dining out on an alfresco recovery plan

Thursday 17 September 2020

Enjoying a meal outside a local establishment this summer could become a new regular dining experience across the City of Whittlesea as hospitality businesses get the go-ahead to expand their floorspace in a COVID-Safe environment.

Supporting our local arts scene

Thursday 17 September 2020

A new website to support artists living and working in the City of Whittlesea has put a spotlight on unique art, music, dance and other creative forms created locally.

One shot at a time

Wednesday 16 September 2020

Council has started a community video project that invites people to share their quarantine experience creatively.

Advocacy for preventing family violence steps up as Coroner hands down report

Monday 14 September 2020

Whittlesea City Council will continue to advocate strongly for more local family violence and mental health support services for its community, after a Victorian Coroner’s report into the deaths of four South Asian women by suicide found more needs to be done to help vulnerable women.