Faster, Easier Myki Readers For Glenferrie

January 26, 2021 -

Passengers will be able to get on and off trains at Glenferrie station quicker and easier, thanks to upgraded readers on myki gates. Member for Hawthorn John Kennedy said upgrading the myki readers to the faster, next generation model will allow for a quicker entry...

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Dealing With Waste And Protecting The Environment

January 25, 2021 -

By the Australian Convservation Foundation (ACF), Boroondara Chapter To prevent our waste from harming the environment, we need to understand the difference between biodegradable items, and compostable items. A car is biodegradable.  It will corrode, degrade, and break down into its components.  The process is...

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Hawthorn Shoppers Some Of The Most Generous In The State

January 25, 2021 -

Shoppers in the Coles Community in Hawthorn were some of Australia’s most generous this Christmas, with customers at the Camberwell supermarket donating $7,815 to Coles’ Christmas Appeal, placing ninth among Coles Stores in Victoria. The team at Coles passed on to the Hawthorn Electorate Office...

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Last Chance To Nominate For The Victorian Honour Roll Of Women

January 25, 2021 -

Do you know a trailblazer, a local champion, a change agent, an emerging leader, or someone who has led the way through our disaster response?#HonourHer with a nomination for the 2021 Victorian Honour Roll of Women. Each year, the Honour Roll recognises women who have demonstrated leadership and...

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26th Of January: Words And Deeds

January 25, 2021 -

How and when one observes a national day is of importance and significance to us and the rest of our world.  For the time being “Australia Day” is held on 26 January, the anniversary of the arrival of the first fleet in NSW and raising of the...

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Empowering Students To Stop Violence

January 25, 2021 -

Victorian school students will learn about the impact of violence and coward punches through a series of Be Wise Education presentations, supported by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino yesterday announced a $150,000 investment to support the Pat Cronin Foundation to expand...

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“Busman’s Holiday”!

January 11, 2021 -

This has been a great time to continue enjoying the local traders and their splendid services.  To name just a few: Sunday breakfast at Axil Coffee Roasters, after church at Immaculate Conception. Popping in for coffee and delicious food at Saint Helen Café at 173 Riversdale...

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Youth Crime Prevention Over Summer

January 8, 2021 -

For Hawthorn young people, a key program still running over Summer in Metropolitan Melbourne is: Youth Justice Community Support Service (YJCSS) & the YJCSS After-Hours Service The Youth Justice Community Support Service (YJCSS) provides intensive support for young people aged 10-21 engaged with the youth...

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Going Solar Tips From ACF Boroondara

January 8, 2021 -

Happy New Year!  It’s a beautiful sunny morning in Melbourne, and the temperature will reach 26 degrees.  This summer is certainly more agreeable than that of 2020, when I recall the temperature reaching 43 degrees on 31st January, and much of our continent was in the grip of...

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Supporting Multicultural Events

January 8, 2021 -

The Andrews Government’s newly announced Multicultural Festivals and Events Program recognises the important role of community connection and celebration and will support events held either in person or in a digital format. Any in-person event must adhere to the COVIDSafe Public Events Framework. With the...

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Congratulations, Class of 2020!

January 8, 2021 -

On the 30th of December, more than 64,800 Victorian students received their Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) results after an unprecedented year for students. I am so proud of Hawthorn students and the way that they, along with...

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Building Inclusive Schools In Hawthorn

January 8, 2021 -

I am pleased to announce that a builder has been appointed as part of a $200k upgrade to make Hawthorn West Primary School more inclusive with the development of an accessible playground. The Inclusive Schools Fund builds on the unprecedented investment of nearly $1.6 billion...

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