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									                                                                                          S U M M E R                                  U P D A T E                                  The Rise Community Newsletter                                                                                                   Summer 2009/2010



                                                      The Rise supports                                                      What’s on in Wyndham
                                                      community groups                                                       Join your neighbours and celebrate community
                                                                                                                             activities coming up over the next few months,
                                                      Community groups from the local area have put                          which include:
                                                      up their hands for help from The Rise, following the
                                                      launch of the new community support program.                           29 November 2009
                                                      Applications for sponsorship were invited from                         9am-5pm
                                                      local volunteer groups, clubs, schools and individuals                 Spring Harvest Picnic
                                                      needing to boost their current activities or kick-start                Werribee Park, K Road, Werribee
                                                      a new initiative.                                                      Food and wine producers from all over Victoria
                                                      Peet Limited Managing Director and CEO                                 gather at Werribee Park to showcase, sample and
                                                      Brendan Gore said Peet was focused on building                         sell their tasty products. For further details visit
                                                      communities and was pleased to be able to                              www.harvestpicnic.com.au
                                                      support local groups to develop.
The Federation Trail provides enthusiastic cyclists                                                                          November & December 2009
with an alternate travel route from The Rise          “We’re pleased to support local clubs and
into Melbourne.                                       associations achieve their goals and create                            9am-1pm (First Saturday of each month)
                                                      worthwhile and meaningful activities for residents                     Italian Sports Club Market
                                                      at The Rise and the broader community,”                                601 Heaths Road, Werribee
Resident review                                       Mr Gore said.
                                                      “By supporting the surrounding community, we
                                                                                                                             Stalls offering a variety of produce and goods,
                                                                                                                             from jewellery, cards and fashion to pot plants,
Werribee Federation                                   can contribute to worthwhile activities and create                     cakes and candles.
                                                      links that will enhance the wider neighbourhood in
Bike Trail                                            which our residents live.”                                             28 November & 12 December 2009
Did you know that the Werribee Federation             Successful applicants will be advised before the                       Werribee Racecourse Market
Bike Trail is a great alternative route in            end of the year and details will be listed in the                      Ballan Road, Werribee
to Melbourne?                                         next edition of the community newsletter.                              One of Victoria’s best craft markets offering fresh,
                                                                                                                             home-made and quality gifts and produce.
Two of The Rise’s newest residents, Amelia
Smith and Mark Briscoe, have tried out the bike                                                                              January 2010
trail and are pleased to share their thoughts:
“Mark and I would like the option of cycling
                                                      Set for summer                                                         School holiday activities
                                                                                                                             Visit the City of Wyndham’s website to find out
to work so, after we purchased our homesite                                              The Western Region                                                                                                                                                   Another open space area will be developed at The Rise next year to complement the central parkland.
                                                                                         Environment Centre has              more about what they have planned for the
at The Rise, we did a bit of research on
                                                                                                                             New Year at www.wyndham.vic.gov.au

                                                                                                                                                                                    Park expansion plans for 2010
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                                                         s u s t ai n a b l e            produced a booklet to help
Melbourne’s network of bicycle paths.                   g ar d e n i n g IN WYNDHAM



                                                                                         Wyndham residents create
I found a bike trail that goes from Werribee,                                            low-maintenance yet attractive
cutting through Tarneit, through to the city.                                            gardens that suit the local
Called the ‘Federation Trail’, the route follows                                         climate and soil.                                                                          New open space, roads and homesites are all              For residents who travel through this area, Council        developed in the future. Once drafted, Peet
the Westgate Freeway, starting at Millers                                                                                                                                           among the expansion plans afoot at The Rise.             is encouraging motorists to avoid the intersection         will share the concepts with residents.
Road. It travels under the Western Ring Road
interchange and alongside the Freeway to the
                                                                        Copies of the booklet can
                                                                        be downloaded from the
                                                                                                                               Have your say                                        Peet has started planning to create a wetlands open
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             until works are complete in March 2010.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        In the meantime, Peet is continuing to create
Werribee interchange.                                 City of Wyndham’s website: www.wyndham.vic.                              Residents, homebuyers and community                  space near Leakes Road, which will provide a quiet,      With all this activity planned and underway, Peet          more homesites to meet buyer demand and
                                                      gov.au/environment/landmanagement/sustainable_                           groups can provide feedback to Peet’s                cool area to enjoy and exercise in years to come.        is looking at broad plans for the community and            is about to start work to streetscape stages
It’s a 30-kilometre dedicated trail which doesn’t     garden_guide                                                             project team about their experiences at                                                                       services required to meet the needs of residents.          7, 9 and 10 over spring and summer.
merge with any roads. It’s very quiet, and is set                                                                                                                                   Work is expected to begin in mid-2010, with plans
                                                                                                                               The Rise through a new feedback system.              for the area currently being finalised.                   The growth of local child-care centres in Tarneit
in some very relaxing rural scenery.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Trees will be planted and nature
                                                                                                                               If you’d like to comment on your Peet                                                                         has prompted Peet to review the viability of the           strips established in the new stages,
The bike path surface is reasonable, however,                                                                                                                                       The open space is expected to offer informal
                                                                                                                               experience, have an idea about how we                                                                         proposed child-care site at The Rise, especially           which signal the start of growth
I would advise anyone with a road bike to take                                                   LEAKES                                                                             walk paths and grassed areas to relax with friends.
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                                                                                                                               can improve our service or would like                                                                         after the City of Wyndham opened its Tarneit               in this area and expansion of
care as some of the cracks might consume                                                                                       to ask a question, please email                      When plans are drafted in the New Year,                  Community Learning Centre earlier this year.               The Rise community overall.
a thin tyre!                                               HUMMIN
                                                                 GBIRD BVD
                                                                                                                               community@peet.com.au or call 1800 819 912.          they will be circulated to residents to view.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             The centre offers a range of kindergarten and
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The trail passes many interesting sites, the back
of a few land developments and even a couple
                                                                                                                                                                                    In the same area near stages 13 and 14, work is          child-related services, while another child-care             Happy holidays!
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                                                                                                                                                                                    proposed to start later in 2010 to surface Leakes        centre is also proposed at Tarneit Gardens,
of horse stables. And, there’s a great photo                                                                                                                                        Road, offering a new thoroughfare for residents.         opposite The Rise.                                           Peet Limited would like to wish
opportunity if you are looking to take a picture                                             SAYERS RD                                                                                                                                                                                                    all residents of The Rise a safe
of the city skyline!                                                                                                                                                                This will link into roadworks being coordinated by       Residents with any comments about this potential             and happy festive season.
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                                                                                                                                                                                    the City of Wyndham to improve the intersection          change can contact the new Peet community
While accessing the starting point requires                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               We’ve been pleased to welcome
                                                                            TARNEI




                                                                                                                             19 Hummingbird Boulevard (off Tarneit Road)            of Tarneit and Sayers roads.                             feedback line at community@peet.com.au
some effort, overall we decided that it would be                                                                                                                                                                                             or 1800 819 912.                                             many new residents to the
                                                                                                                             Tarneit, VIC 3029 Melway Ref: 202 B2                   The Council has advised that traffic signals and
a viable option for Mark to consider for at least                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         community this year and we
a couple of the days during the week.                                                                                        P (03) 9748 9410 F (03) 9748 9438                      public lighting will be installed and roads duplicated   The proposed medium-density area of the                      hope 2010 is a successful and
                                                                                                                             www.therise.com.au                                     to help ease traffic congestion and make the              community is also being examined and plans                   happy year for each and every
It’s a nice ride and could be a good stress relief                                                                                                                                  intersection safer.                                      will be prepared to show how this area will be               household at The Rise!
after a hard day at work!”




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                                                                                                          From the
                                                                                                          Sales Representative                               Online find                                           Waterwise
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  gardening is easy!
                                                                                                          We’ve seen a flurry of construction activity over
                                                                                                          the past few months, as homebuyers from the
                                                                                                                                                             for first
                                                                                                          past 12 months begin building their homes.
                                                                                                          Many of the purchasers have been first
                                                                                                          homebuyers enjoying incentives released by
                                                                                                                                                             homebuyers
                                                                                                          the Government. Stages 9 and 10 have proved a
                                                                                                          popular choice for first-timers, with releases in
                                                                                                                 1
                                                                                                          stages 1 and 12 drawing a range of homebuyers
                                                                                                          to our community.
                                                                                                          The First Home Owners’ Boost has been a huge
                                                                                                          benefit to many homebuyers and, while it ends
                                                                                                          in December, we’re expecting the popularity of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Waterwise plants have been planted by Peet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  throughout public spaces at The Rise.                 From the
                                                                                                          homesites to grow, especially as we continue to
                                                                                                          develop and complete parks and open spaces
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  With Summer on the way, we’ve compiled                Project Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  some tips to create a healthy garden that is also     In my first few months as Project Manager for
                                                                                                          around the neighbourhood.                                                                               waterwise:                                            The Rise, I’ve been getting to know the
                                                                                                          Improvements to community services in the area                                                                                                                community, meeting residents and progressing
                                                                                                          and upgrades to transport and amenities are
                                                                                                                                                             Research put Amelia and Mark on track to find their   • Plan your garden carefully
                                                                                                                                                             dream homesite at The Rise.                            Group plants with similar water needs together.     future plans for the neighbourhood.
                                                                                                          also adding to the appeal of our community and
Home construction is in full swing at The Rise.                                                                                                                                                                                                                         I’ve enjoyed ensuring new homesites are prepared
                                                                                                          benefiting existing residents as well as our new    For first homebuyers Amelia Smith and Mark            • Improve the soil
                                                                                                          homebuyers.                                        Briscoe, the key to finding the ideal home was          Good soil holds water better than poor soil.        for residents and working with the project team
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        to progress planning for new community facilities
The Rise delivers land trifecta                                                                           It’s great to see the growth in the area and
                                                                                                          investment being made to enhance local
                                                                                                          services, which will no doubt add to the
                                                                                                                                                             research, research and more research!
                                                                                                                                                             Generous first homebuyer grants, together
                                                                                                                                                             with rising rental costs, prompted Ms Smith and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Mulch, mulch, mulch!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mulch is a great water saver as it reduces
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    evaporation, discourages weeds, prevents
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and infrastructure in 2010.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Next year will certainly be a busy and exciting
for new homebuyers                                                                                        community’s status.
                                                                                                          If you’d like more information about what’s
                                                                                                                                                             Mr Briscoe to purchase their first home at
                                                                                                                                                             The Rise.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    erosion and evens soil temperature.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Water wisely
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        time for The Rise community!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        We’ll start work on a new wetlands space
Three land releases in the past six months have       with strong first homebuyer incentives and low       happening at The Rise and plans for future land    Before taking the first step to property                It’s best to water in the early mornings or         near Leakes Road, while Council has scheduled
seen an influx of homebuyers at The Rise, with         interest rates, had spurred homebuyers.             releases, please feel free to visit me at the      ownership, they started their search on the            later evenings when it’s cooler.                    the upgrade of Leakes Road itself. We’ll also
more than half of the 650 homesites in the                                                                Sales Office.                                       internet.                                                                                                  be ensuring new stages are developed and
community now purchased.
                                                      “Peet’s design for The Rise ensures residents can                                                                                                           • Regular maintenance is essential                    landscaped ready for homebuyers.
                                                      build their new homes in a community that has       I’m available on Saturday to Wednesday from        “There is so much information out there, it can        Check for leaks in your irrigation and adjust
Stages 10, 11 and 12 have all been released since     been designed based on modern household             12 to 5pm or by phone on (03) 9748 9410.           be quite overwhelming,” said Amelia. “We found         for seasonal needs.                                 As construction activity continues and increases,
March and some 175 homebuyers have secured            needs, with master-planned streetscapes,                                                               the best approach was to make Google our                                                                   I’d add that any large rubbish dumped on vacant
a homesite at The Rise in the past 12 months.         open spaces and parklands,” Mr Gore said.           Michael Sciaraffa                                                                                                                                             land can be reported to Peet or directly to the
                                                                                                                                                             best friend!”
                                                                                                          Sales Representative
Peet is now preparing to release more homesites       “Our communities also have good links to                                                               “We both work in the city, so convenient access      Practical, modern                                     Wyndham City Council on (03) 9742 0777.
in stages 13 and 14 and homebuyers are
encouraged to register their interest online now at
                                                      transport and local amenities and services, which
                                                      at The Rise, are located nearby at both Wyndham
                                                                                                          Trains to run faster                               to Melbourne was a key factor.”                      living on show                                        Like you, we’re keen to see the community
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        presented to a high standard. Hundreds of
www.therise.com.au.                                   and Werribee.”                                      Residents at The Rise are getting closer to        After looking at a number of suburbs, Amelia and                                                           thousands of dollars are being invested in new
                                                                                                          enjoying faster, smoother and more efficient        Mark settled on the suburbs around Werribee,                                                               community infrastructure by Peet and we’re
For homebuyers who’ve already secured their           Homebuyers seeking more information about the       rail travel as work forges ahead on the            Tarneit and Point Cook.                                                                                    pleased to work with residents to maintain the
new homesite, construction of Stage 7 is              available homesites can contact Michael Sciaraffa   Government’s Laverton Rail Upgrade Project.                                                                                                                   local surrounds.
nearing completion and stages 11 and 12 are           on (03) 9748 9410 or visit the Sales Office at                                                          “They are within a reasonable distance of the
well underway.                                        19 Hummingbird Boulevard, Tarneit.                  The Laverton Rail Upgrade project will see         city but have also retained their relaxed, rural                                                           If you have any comments about the community,
                                                                                                          extra services on the Werribee line, starting      feel,” she said.                                                                                           you can now contact our new customer feedback
Peet Limited Managing Director and CEO Brendan                                                            and finishing at Laverton.                                                                                                                                     line at community@peet.com.au or on
Gore said the wide range of lot choices, coupled                                                                                                             “The area is generally very flat, so having the
                                                                                                                                                             land on the rise, with great views of the city is                                                          1800 819 912.
                                                                                                          The Rise commuters heading east will
                                                                                                          benefit from Werribee trains that run               really terrific.”                                                                                           We welcome your feedback.
                                                                                                          express from Laverton to Newport –                 The Rise also met the couple’s other criteria –
                                                                                                          saving valuable travel time.                                                                                                                                  Nelson Yeung
                                                                                                                                                             easy access to services – with future plans for                                                            Project Manager
                                                                                                          The State Government’s $38 billion rail            the community including a school and nearby          The Amberlea 4410 boasts modern, open plan design.
                                                                                                          project will also include a new regional rail      retail centre.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Among the 25 homes on display at The Rise’s
                                                                                                          link, which will involve building a 40-kilometre   Amelia and Mark are already settling into the area   Display Village on Tarneit Road is the Amberlea
                                                                                                          track starting west of Werribee, continuing        and are pleased to share their thoughts on the       4410 by Simonds Homes.
                                                                                                          through Tarneit and Sunshine, and finishing at      local Werribee Federation Bike Trail into the city
                                                                                                          Southern Cross station.                                                                                 The Amberlea offers practical modern living,
                                                                                                                                                             on page 4 of the newsletter.                         with a graceful and traditional style. It features
                                                                                                          The dedicated regional rail link will benefit                                                            open plan formal and informal living areas, a state
                                                                                                          regional and metropolitan train travellers by                                                           of the art home theatre and second living area
                                                                                                          removing Geelong-bound trains from the                                                                  upstairs.The main bedroom suite includes an
                                                                                                          Werribee line.                                                                                          ensuite bathroom and large walk-in robes.
                                                                                                          For more information visit                                                                              For more information, contact Simonds Homes
Display homes on Hummingbird Boulevard.                                                                   www.transport.vic.gov.au.                                                                               on 1300 7466 637.



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