City of Wodonga - Archive (news)

2019
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February
2019
Wodonga Council was pleased to announce Brian Trebilcock as February's Eagle Award winner. The award recognises people in our city who, through their volunteer work, are making a difference to the community. Mr Trebilcock has made a large contr...
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February
2019
You don't have to be sporting a pair of bathers to enjoy the water play at Richardson Park. But if you do, it means you can enjoy the water even more. The newest water play feature, a water trough and water wheel, was added last week and has be...
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February
2019
Aware Programs have taken over the reuse shop at Wodonga Transfer Station. A grand reopening was held on February 18. Aware’s team includes local people with disabilities, some long-term job seekers and people who are retraining for new careers...
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February
2019
Fake tradies scammed more than $1 million from Victorians in 2017-18. Come along to Wodonga Library for an information session presented by Consumer Affairs Victoria to learn how to avoid being ripped off by fake tradies, travelling con men and do...
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February
2019
Wodonga Council sent its Draft Rating Strategy out for public consultation following January's council meeting, with submissions to be received up until Friday, February 22. A rating strategy is the process by which a council systematically consid...
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February
2019
Wodonga Council's Draft Waste Management Strategy has been reviewed and now we're asking for your feedback. The Draft Waste Management Strategy details the council’s vision for sustainable waste management throughout the city. It sets out clear...
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13
February
2019
Are you interested in developing your writing and having your work published? Express Media is delighted to present Making Tracks: Wodonga, a new travelling pop-up workshop series and zine publication aimed at developing the work of young regional...
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February
2019
Bette Cawood remembers when Wodonga Library was about a third of its current size and there was no adjoining art gallery and certainly no computers. That was when she moved to Wodonga 44 years ago. As part of Library Lovers' Day on February 14,...
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February
2019
Join us at Wodonga Library on Wednesday, February 13 for a morning tea to mark National Apology Day. On February 13, 2008, then Prime Minister Kevin Rudd formally acknowledged the suffering caused by decades of mistreatment of Aboriginal and Torre...
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February
2019
There will be a spotlight on gender equity in the workplace on February 14 as people from all walks of life join in on the conversation throughout the day. There will be four events taking place on the day at The Cube Wodonga: a business breakfast...
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February
2019
The next round of Community Impact Grants will be closing on February 22, 2019. The Community Impact Grants Program aims to empower community organisations and community groups to grow ideas in an innovative and creative way, as well as looking to...
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February
2019
Work has commenced on a new asphalt and sealed surface to link Wodonga's CBD to the High Country Rail Trail. Wodonga Council received $594,550 towards the CBD Tourism Cycling Links project as part of the Regional Jobs and Investment Package from t...
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February
2019
Bring the kids along to Richardson Park on Saturday, February 9 and Sunday, February 10 for some fun water play. The city's new green space will be transformed into Soak City - a water park with a range of temporary structures made from such thing...
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February
2019
Well-known Border artist Mary-Jane Griggs is on a hiatus from working with paint, instead dabbling with Derwent pencils in her latest exhibition at Arts Space Wodonga. Graphia is the outcome of three years working with pattern. "I have been res...
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February
2019
Attention motorists: Two sets of pedestrian-operated traffic lights are now operating in Melrose Dve near Lawrence St (tennis courts) and near Brockley St (Birallee shops). The lights replace these two school crossings. Motorists need to be awa...
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February
2019
Expect to see Johnny Cash's 'wild side' come out during a refreshing tribute show at The Cube Wodonga on February 7. Cash (Jeff Carter) says he and his co-star, June Carter (Brooke McMullen) bring to life a captivating and unforgettable musical co...
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February
2019
Gif: courtesy of giphy.com   Calling all witches, wizards, muggles and squibs! Come to the library on Thursday, February 7 between 4.30pm and 6pm wearing your best wizarding garb to celebrate everything from the world of Harry Potter! Gaz...
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05
February
2019
Homeowners and commercial property owners are responsible for the upkeep of a balcony. Any balcony can fail if not maintained, which can not only risk injury, but there's also the possibility of serious legal and financial consequences. There a...
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February
2019
Your favourite tour of Wodonga is about to take on a new time and format for February only. This month's Bulrushes to Boom Toom tour will be a twilight tour of the city that will kick off at 5pm on February 12 and conclude around 7pm at Junction S...
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February
2019
Aware Programs took over the reuse shop at the Wodonga Transfer Station on February 1. The shop has been closed for the Aware team to organise the space with a reopening event on February 18. Aware’s team includes local people with disabilities...
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January
2019
Renowned contemporary artist Charles Billich is putting Bonegilla Migrant Experience on the map after filming part of a documentary at the site. The feature documentary highlights Billich's colourful lifestyle and is set to be screened at the Cann...
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January
2019
A sea of red, white and blue filled Les Stone Park on Saturday as proud Aussie residents took part in Australia Day formalities and celebrations. Among the crowd was Wodonga's Citizen of the Year, Rupinder Kaur. The initial news that she had be...
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January
2019
Known as an advocate for the prevention of family violence, Rupinder Kaur has been named as Wodonga's Citizen of the Year. As a past victim of family abuse, it is her strength, courage and commitment to making sure women stand up for their rights ...
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January
2019
Road access to Huon Hill will be reopened today as fire crews are released following Tuesday afternoon's fire. The fire on the steep sides of Huon Hill was one of many in the district started by lightning and burnt nine hectares. Other fires ha...
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January
2019
Music from Mia Grace and The Aviators will fill The Cube Wodonga on January 25 for the first of two Summer Sessions at the venue. It will be the Border band's first public gig for the year. Lead vocalist and guitarist Sam Campbell said the band...
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January
2019
Wodonga Council is pleased to announce there were four deserving winners of the January YAS award. The recipients were Maree Matthew, Macey Sutherland, as well as Max and Joanna Garoni. Maree Matthew was selected to play soccer for the NSW Unde...
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January
2019
We all know exercise is good for us, but sometimes there's things holding us back such as location and time. Wodonga has more than 80kms of bike and walking paths, providing the perfect opportunity to roam by the river or enjoy one of the scenic r...
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January
2019
New Wodonga Councillor Brian Mitchell vowed to do his best to serve the community after being appointed to the role on a countback this morning. Mr Mitchell replaces Tim Quilty who resigned from the council in December after being elected to the V...
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January
2019
While The Eleventh Hour by Graeme Base is a favourite for these two Wodonga sisters, they are certainly not living up to its title and leaving the library's Summer Reading Challenge until the last moment. Elle, 12, and Lara Drew, 9, have read more...
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January
2019
Monday marks the start of the final stage of city heart roadworks with the reconstruction of High St, from Banovic Lane to Lawrence St. The road will be closed to vehicular traffic from Monday with a turnaround installed at the Elgin Boulevard end...
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