monash bulletin www.monash.vic.gov.au Monash Bulletin | 14 October 2008 HAppY HAwKs LAnD Fans celebrate under the John Kennedy statue at Mulgrave’s Waverley Park. At wAVerLeY echoed through the stand, with fans clamouring to get a chance to have their gear signed and a quick chat with their local heroes. A Said Hawthorn Captain, Sam Mitchell; sea of brown and gold fans flooded “Hawthorn has brought a smile to “Places like this, fans like this and days Waverley Park on 30 September everyone’s face in these tough times, and like this are what makes AFL footy what to celebrate the Hawthorn Hawks it’s inspirational to see a side achieve so it is today. To see the emotion and the premiership win with players and staff much in such a short period of time.” elation on all the faces of all of you today from the club. The party was alive and kicking at makes the hard work we have put in very City of Monash Mayor, Paul Klisaris was Waverley, with supporters queuing worthwhile”. |m| invited to take the stage, presenting the up for miles outside Hawks with certificates of congratulation the Hawks Nest from the City, recognising their Store to snap up contribution to the community and their Hawthorn premiership achievement in winning this year’s AFL memorabilia. premiership. Fans young and old Cr. Klisaris reminisced of the glory days were attempting to of Hawthorn, from club legend John bomb goals from the Kennedy to Peter Hudson in the seventies 50 metre arc as families and the current day hero, Lance ‘Buddy’ took the opportunity Franklin. He praised the Hawks’ team to kick their own spirit as an example for the community Sherrin football on the of Monash. lush Mulgrave training “I would like to say how proud we are ground. to have the best club in Australia call The crowd roared Monash home,” Cr Klisaris said. in excitement as the Hawthorn club song Mayor Klisaris and Hawthorn player Shane Crawford celebrate the AFL premiership. »» see pAGe 6 For A View oF tHe new oAKLeiGH pooL council Decisions at its 7 october meeting » Council granted a Planning Permit for the » Council approves the Mayor’s attendance coUnciL Decisions construction of a building to be used for at the inaugural meeting of the Australian industry and manufacturing sales at 1358- Council of Local Government on 18 corporAte pLAnninG & FinAnce 1360 North Rd Oakleigh South. November 2008 at Parliament House » Council noted the compliance with the Canberra. National Competition Policy for the » A Planning Permit was granted for the use and development of a residential building » Council allocated a further $50,000 from 2007/08 report. at 662-678 Blackburn Rd, Notting Hill. Council’s reserves to expand the Christmas/ » Council appoints Adams Print, Corporate Festive Season decorations to be displayed Express, Forms Express, Handline, » The report containing the Town Planning Schedules was noted by Council. across Monash’s Activity Centres during Highlight Printing, Lanes Laser Printing P/L December 2008. and Vern Morgan Printing to a panel for the provision of Printing and Distribution coMMittee reports Services for a three year period. Estimated » Council adopts the recommended coUnciL MeetinG in cLAYton annual expenditure is $447,000 GST Community Support Program allocations inclusive. for the 2009 calendar year, totalling » Council appoints Apex Cleaning and $1,572,073 in cash and in-kind support. Polishing Supplies Pty Ltd, Dominant » Council appoints Tony Peake to the Monash (Aust) Pty Ltd and Superior Health Gallery of Art Committee of Management. Care Australia Pty Ltd to a panel for the provision of Medical Consumables and » Council adopts, in principle, the Oakleigh Clinical Sanitisers for a three year period. Village Public Space Enhancement Estimated annual expenditure is $244,000 Programme of Works, and refers the GST inclusive. consideration of funding to the budget planning process for the 2009/10 Budget. » Council appoints TMP Worldwide Pty Ltd for the provision of Advertising Services for a three-year period. Estimated annual notices oF Motion expenditure is $257,000 GST inclusive. » Council approves usage of the Glen Waverley Monash City Council will hold its next Activity Centre in 2009 for the Waverley meeting in Clayton as part of its ‘Taking citY DeVeLopMent Chinese Lantern Festival to be held on 8 Council to the People’ initiative. February 2009 and the Glen Waverley Food » Council issued a Notice of Decision to On 28 October, Council will meet at the and Wine Festival to be held on a Sunday in grant a permit for the extension to the Clayton Theatrette in the new Clayton October or November 2009. existing place of worship at 14-16 Burton Community Centre, on the corner of Ave Clayton. » Council approves the commencement of a Cooke Street and Centre Road, at 7:30pm. project to explore the potential to develop » Council agreed to grant a Planning Permit All members of the public are encouraged a youth and community hub within for 17-21 Hardner Rd, Mount Waverley, for Batesford Reserve, Ashwood. to attend. Enquiries: 9518 3696. Council the redevelopment of the existing building » Council notes the update report on papers are available for inspection at for use as offices and café with associated priorities for structure plans in Oakleigh Council’s five branch libraries and at www. car parking. and Hughesdale. monash.vic.gov.au/council/meetings.htm Highbury Road Blackburn Road Stephensons Road Huntingdale Road Warrigal Road 2 coUnciLLor contActs High Street Road 1 Waverley Road Springvale Road Lum Road Ferntree Gully Road Poath Road 3 4 Prin M Wellington Road ces on North Road Hig as hw h ay Fr ee wa Centre Road Police Rd y 1 Joy Banerji 1 Ryan Brown 1 Tom Morrissey 2 Geoff Lake 2 Dane Manzie PLEASE ADDRESS ALL Mount Waverley Ward Mount Waverley Ward Mount Waverley Ward Glen Waverley Ward Glen Waverley Ward CORRESPONDENCE TO Mobile: 0418 572 915 Phone: 9802 9224 Phone: 9888 8112 Phone: 9830 8866 Phone: 8802 8317 PO Box 1, Glen Waverley 3150 joy.banerji@monash. Mobile: 0400 531 237 Mobile: 0412 238 976 Fax: 9830 8877 Fax: 8802 8317 Councillors’ faxes vic.gov.au ryan.brown@monash. tom.morrissey@monash. Mobile: 0411 645 281 Mobile: 0412 111 854 (unless otherwise stated): 9518 3444 vic.gov.au vic.gov.au geoff.lake@monash. dane.manzie@monash. www.monash.vic.gov.au vic.gov.au vic.gov.au 3 Stephen Dimopoulos 3 Gerry Kottek 3 Denise McGill 4 Charlotte Baines 4 Paul Klisaris 4 Craig Shiell Oakleigh Ward Oakleigh Ward Oakleigh Ward Mulgrave Ward Mulgrave Ward Mulgrave Ward Phone: 9579 3118 Fax: 9802 3894 Phone: 9544 5558 Phone: 9511 4062 Phone: 9518 3509 Mobile: 0418 145 779 Fax: 9579 1305 Mobile: 0427 610 523 Fax: 9544 7019 Fax: 9511 4062 Fax: 9564 8499 craig.shiell@monash. stephen.dimopoulos@monash. gerry.kottek@monash. Mobile:0406 482 552 Mobile: 0407 822 825 paul.klisaris@monash. vic.gov.au vic.gov.au vic.gov.au denise.mcgill@monash. charlotte.baines@monash. vic.gov.au vic.gov.au vic.gov.au monash bulletin page 2 FoLLow YoUr wAste toUrs T he latest figures from Sustainability Victoria reveal that City of Monash households have one of the best recycling the Rethink Education Centre in Heidelberg. Monash residents enjoying a tour of Visy Recycling. “It’s a great opportunity for our residents records in the State. to see how important recycling is to The City of Monash was placed second out of 78 municipalities for the percentage of our environment, and what the City of Monash is doing to help reduce the stoLen DoG household waste that was recycled for the year 2006/07. Monash recycled 55% amount of waste it produces,” Monash Mayor Paul Klisaris said. recoVereD tHAnKs of its waste compared to our neighbours Boroondara 51%, Glen Eira 32%, The tours will allow residents to see where their rubbish, recycling and green to MicrocHip M Greater Dandenong 46%, Kingston 50%, waste materials go after they are picked icrochipping has been hailed as the Stonnington 39%, Whitehorse 42% and up by waste management services, savior for a stolen dog with Council the statewide average of 41%. while learning about landfills and the rangers giving a pet owner an unexpected Monash Council and Visy Recycling are recycling sorting process of each material surprise by reuniting them with their offering residents the opportunity to join type before they are turned into new family pet. one of two ‘Follow-Your-Waste’ tours to products. The lucky dog was found when Council help celebrate National Recycling Week Tour places are in high demand with only rangers were conducting routine checks in November. 100 seats available. If you are interested for unregistered pets in Mount Waverley Residents will be taken on a coach trip in being part of the tours, please contact and identified an unregistered dog with a to the Clayton Landfill, Visy’s Material Kate Partridge on 9247 4938 or by email microchip implanted in its neck. Recovery Facility and a presentation at at email@example.com. |m| The Council ranger scanned the microchip, tHe pinnAcLes oF cLAYton and on contacting the Central Animal Registry, found that the dog was registered to an owner in another municipality and A had been reported stolen. rtist Stephen Newton’s ‘The Clayton Public Artworks Program to enrich the Pinnacles’ was officially opened last cultural and artistic diversity of the City. A happy ending like this is only possible week by Mayor Paul Klisaris outside the if pet owners have their pet microchipped Mayor Klisaris said that public art is and keep the Central Animal Registry Clayton Community Centre. important to the City of Monash, as it updated with any changes to their address The ensemble of three granite vertical “gives us the valuable opportunity to or phone number. sculptures is the second in a series of experience quality art in our everyday public artworks created under the Monash environment”. Although all newly registered dogs and cats must legally be microchipped, the “The ‘Clayton Pinnacles’ indicate a place Council stresses the importance for of welcome, strength and achievement owners of older pets to consider having in the Monash community. It also their pet microchipped to ensure their represents the enduring strength of the safety and wellbeing. Clayton community over time, inspired by Victoria’s majestic Apostles,” Cr Microchipping is a painless process for Klisaris said. the pet; a simple implant is inserted into the scruff of their neck in seconds. As Incorporating visual and touchable we can see from this lucky dog, it can elements, the sculptures are designed be instrumental in potentially reuniting for constant human access, interaction owners with their pet if it goes missing. and contact. The smooth grooves and softly textured surfaces allow people to To help cover the cost of microchipping, experience a deep, physical connection the Council is offering a $10 discount to the Clayton community and the City off the cost for pet owners who have of Monash. their pets microchipped by the RSPCA in Burwood. Stephen Newton is an award-winning Brisbane-based artist known for his More information about microchipping your public sculptures using wood and stone. pet can be found on Council’s website at He recently completed a large outdoor www.monash.vic.gov.au/services/animals artwork in stone for a palliative care -reg.htm hospice beside Lake Burley Griffin in The coupon can be obtained from the Mayor Klisaris and artist Stephen Newton Canberra, as well as creating a courtyard Monash Civic Centre or from the council unveiling ‘The Clayton Pinnacles’ at the Clayton ensemble in stone and wood for The website at www.monash.vic.gov.au/ Community Centre. Prince Charles Hospital in Brisbane. |m| services/coupon-pet.htm. |m| monash bulletin page 3 events calendaR econoMic developMent FoRuM dinneR clean up oakleigh day Wednesday 29 October, 6:30pm 16 November Monash Gallery of Art, Cnr Jells and Ferntree Gully Roads, 10am Wheelers Hill Warrawee Park, Rotunda, Oakleigh The forum includes representatives from the key business sectors in the City of Monash that contribute to the achievement Be a part of the of effective economic development guidelines. Linda Sorrel, campaign to clean CEO of Melbourne Health will be the keynote speaker. Linda up Oakleigh by has had immense experience within the health sector and was helping to reduce also the winner of the 2007 Telstra Victorian Business Woman litter, dumped of the Year. Dr Vyt Garnys, Managing Director from CETEC Pty rubbish and Ltd, will also present the findings of the Technology Capabilities cigarette butts in Alignment Project. Warrawee Park. Come along for a free BBQ and the chance to win prizes as well. Garbage bags and gloves will be provided. Bookings essential. RSVP by Thursday 23 October, contact Heather Mileto, 9518 3587 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org For more information contact Nina Thomas at ninat@monash. vic.gov.au or 9518 3423. hoMewoRk help @ youR libRaRy the Mga collection: quiet eaRth FoR secondaRy school students 20 November 2008 – 25 January 2009 Clayton Library, Cooke Street The show will feature Having trouble preparing for VCE exams? Need some help with works from the MGA your study, or just need a place away from all the noise? Come permanent collection by to Clayton Library’s homework club and get your homework Marcia Lochhead, Rebecca done. The Homework Club runs every Tuesday (during term Ann Hobbs, Beverley time) 4pm-7:30pm, every Wednesday (during term time) Veasey and Paul Cox. 4pm-6pm and every Thursday (during term time) 6pm-8pm. The Monash Gallery of Art For more information call 9544 0668. is located at 860 Ferntree Gully Road, Wheelers Hill. Phone 9562 1569. Manuka Pool #1, courtesy of artist Marcia www.mga.org.au Monash aquatic and RecReation centRe Lochhead. swiM classic November 15, 9:00am-11:00am pRuning woRks Monash Aquatic and Recreation Centre Council prunes 100,000 street trees on an annual cycle. To see when pruning will occur in your neighbourhood go to www. Join in the fun and monash.vic.gov.au/environment compete at the Monash Aquatic If you are aware of any street tree that requires urgent and Recreation maintenance, please phone Council on 9518 3555. Centre’s Annual Swim Classic. The event is open octobeR/noveMbeR iMMunisation sessions to all ages and For enquires prior to sessions please ring 9518 3539 or contact genders, with your local Maternal & Child Health Nurse. three classes, Junior (under Brandon Park Glen Waverley 18), Open and Community Centre Community Centre Masters (older 645 Ferntree Gully Rd 700 Waverley Rd adults 50+), with a 500m event and 1km event. Every entrant 15 October, 11am-12am 27 October, 6:00pm-7:30pm will receive a show bag containing goodies, and there are prizes Mulgrave Community Centre Mt Waverley Community Centre for each event. Entry fee is $20, and further enquiries can be 355 Wellington Rd 47 Miller Cres directed to the Monash Aquatic and Recreation Centre (MARC) 17 October, 10:30am-11:30am 5 November, 10:30am-11:30am at 9561 2111. Waverley Baptist Church Clayton Hall Monash aquatic and RecReation centRe Cnr Lum & Waverley Rds 28 October, 10:30am-11:30am 262 Clayton Rd 6 November, 1:30pm-2:30pm 50M pool suMMeR opening houRs Oakleigh Hall Special 4 year old The outdoor 50m pool Drummond St Immunisation session opening hours now operate (Next to Oakleigh Library) from 6am-8pm Monday to Burton Street 24 October, 10:30am-11:30am Occasional Child Care Friday, 8am-6pm weekends 8 November 10am-11:30am and 9am-5pm public 36 Burton Street, Chadstone holidays. 23 October from 6.00 - 7.30pm monash bulletin page 4 MGA Appoints new Director O ne of Australia’s leading photographic curators and scholars, Dr Shaune Lakin has been appointed as the new Director of the Monash Gallery of Art. Dr. Lakin has previously worked as the Senior Curator of Photographs at the Australian War Memorial and as Curator of International Painting and Sculpture at the National Gallery of Australia. “It was a no-brainer coming to the MGA. When I told people about the job, the first thing they said was how fantastic the building and grounds were and how beautiful the MGA was,” Dr. Lakin said. Dr. Lakin said he was excited at the Retiring Director of City Development Don Cameron at the Monash Gallery of Art in Wheelers Hill. prospect of working at the MGA and MonAsH FAreweLLs he hopes to consolidate the Gallery’s position in the community. He said part of his vision was to ensure that the MGA is in the forefront of people’s minds oUr Don when it comes to art and culture. “It’s important we have people think about MGA as a place that they come to as a leisure activity. It’s a beautiful A fter 19 years shaping the enormous growth of the City of Monash, Director of City Development Don Cameron is of quality civic buildings constructed,” said Mr Cameron. building with incredibly important photos,” Dr. Lakin said. “The first wave of change is revolution, During his tenure at the MGA, Dr. Lakin looking forward to a retirement rich in which has all the sad trappings of change. aims to raise the already high profile of travel, family and classic sports cars. We seized upon an opportunity to follow the MGA on a national level. He said that Mr Cameron is credited with providing that with an evolution. Capital investment the Gallery holds one of Australia’s best a remarkable contribution over the past by the private sector has been enormous regional collections of Australian photos two decades with the Cities of Waverley and continues to be so.” and he was looking forward to building and Monash Mr Cameron’s significant civic on that collection. Chief Executive Officer, David Conran achievements include the development Dr. Lakin also praised the community said that Mr Cameron’s impact on of the Monash Gallery of Art and the spirit of Monash, especially the volunteers the development of the City has been surrounding environment, Waverley who help out at MGA. “profound and the look and feel of Netball Centre, Monash Aquatic “They do amazing work. They are all Monash can in a large part be attributed and Recreation Centre and the newly professional people who volunteer their to his vision”. completed Clayton Community Centre. time to help with reception, archiving “In addition to having such a great “Clayton Community Centre is a true and the art library. Working with local influence on the physical environment civic hub that delivers a raft of social government and the local people was of our City in terms of private services and, I believe, shows us the one of the reasons I took the job. It development, streetscapes, public spaces direction for future planning in Activity allows you to get closer to the community and community facilities, Don has also Centres,” said Mr Cameron. around you.” |m| had an enormous positive impact on the “I have had a very fortunate career. Council as an organisation and on the Every day since I went to high school I Monash community,” Mr Conran said. have worn a tie and now I am looking Born and bred in Melbourne, Mr Cameron forward to doing more travelling with is a qualified civil engineer whose first my wife Lyn, spending time with my job was with the Department of Works family and pursuing my love of classic before moving onto a distinguished sports cars,” he said. career with other councils in Victoria and General Manager, City Development at South Australia, finally joining Waverley the City of Whitehorse, Paul Kearsley Council in 1989 as Director of City has been appointed as Mr Cameron’s Development. replacement and will commence at “Since then I have seen a substantial Monash City Council on 24 November. greening of the City with major tree |m| planting policies, major improvement of the arterial road system and a number Dr Shaune Lakin monash bulletin page 5 A View oF oAKLeiGH pooL C onstruction has started on the $9.21 million redevelopment of the Oakleigh Pool with the commencement of demolition of the old facility opened in 1958 by the then Prime Minister, Sir Robert Menzies. Monash Mayor Paul Klisaris, Cr Stephen Dimopolous, State MP Ann Barker, CLAG President Julie Clearwater and ADCO Constructions’ Peter Picking inspected the site last week as earthmovers and bulldozers began work on the outdoor diving and 50 metre pools. Construction is expected to be completed by the summer season of 2009-10. |m| L-R Cr Stephen Dimopolous, ADCO Constructions’ Peter Picking, CLAG President Julie Clearwater, State MP Ann Barker andMayor Paul Klisaris breaking ground on the redevelopment of the Oakleigh Pool. Artwork by: Urban Design & Architecture, City of Monash. FAMiLY FUn DAY At cHADstone M onash is gearing up to spring into its festival season with the sixth annual Ashwood Chadstone Family Fun Monash Mayor, Paul Klisaris said that the annual event attracts around 5,000 Day this Sunday. people and signals the start of Monash’s annual festival Highlights will include a stage packed season. with entertainment for the whole family, children’s activities and rides, community “The Fun Day a great information stalls, food vendors and community event with local much more. performance groups, food and a variety of stalls. It is This year the event will feature local a wonderful opportunity to performers including the Oakleigh City show the community spirit Band, Monash Concert Band, Deanne that is so much a part of life Fordham School of Dance, Tamil Senior in our City,” said Cr Klisaris. City of Monash and proudly supported Citizen and Tamil School Wesley College students, duo Lex & Natasha, Amuse The Ashwood Chadstone Family Fun Day by media partner Monash Journal. Theatre Group, Ashwood School and will be held this Sunday, 19 October from For more information, please contact 9518 demonstrations from Syndal Baton 11am to 3pm at Batesford Reserve, Power 3636 or visit www.monash.vic.gov.au/ Twirlers and Emmanuel Calisthenics. Avenue, Chadstone. It is presented by macd |m| Monash Civic Centre, 293 Springvale Road, Glen Waverley, 3150 Hours: 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday Oakleigh Service Centre, Atherton Road, Oakleigh, 3166 Hours: 8.45am to 5pm Monday to Friday KRD 9/2008 MN 424 - 14 Oct Telephone 03 9518 3555 Facsimile 03 9518 3444 www.monash.vic.gov.au email@example.com TTY (Hearing impaired) 03 9518 3655 Monash Bulletin is a tri-weekly published by Monash City Council. 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