City of Wodonga - Archive (news)

2019
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April
2019
Come along to the dawn service in Woodland Grove from 5.45am on Anzac Day (April 25) to remember Australians who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations. Stick around for breakfast at the Wodonga RSL sub branch. A me...
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April
2019
Wodonga Mayor Cr Anna Speedie has welcomed the $10 million confirmed funding from the Australian Government for Baranduda Fields. The funding boost will see the project break ground this year. The first stage will include three soccer pitches, ...
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18
April
2019
The mighty Murray River and other elements of the twin cities feature proudly on a large mural destined for Wodonga's central business district. Wodonga Council engaged local Aboriginal artist Tamara Murray to lead the design for the mural while w...
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17
April
2019
The Wodonga Hills Advisory Group has provided its interim report to Wodonga Council including the prioritisation of the 140 actions from the Planning for the Wodonga Hills Strategy. The council received the report at the April council meeting whic...
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16
April
2019
Wodonga Council's April YAS award winners are both riding a high after claiming their certificate at Monday night's council meeting. YAS aims to financially assist young people to participate at a state or national level for activities, events or ...
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16
April
2019
Wodonga Library will relocate to High St during the redevelopment of the library-gallery building. The library service will operate from 194 High St for the duration of the build, taking over the space being used by the council as a customer servi...
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15
April
2019
Works will begin on the Birallee Park Indoor Cricket Training Facility after the council awarded the tender to Southern Cross Developers. It follows a second tender process earlier this year. The first tender process undertaken in November 201...
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15
April
2019
Brightly-coloured skateboard decks cover a wall at Wodonga Plaza, a reminder of the successful Deck'd event on April 11. Wodonga Council worked in conjunction with the Wodonga Local Drug Action Team to create a campaign that focussed on drug preve...
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15
April
2019
Wodonga children have had a blast taking part in our Tours for Tikes - a tour of the High St works site. Highlights have been seeing the heavy machinery in action and learning about the construction process. The popularity of the tours, running...
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12
April
2019
Work has started on a e-waste shed at the Wodonga Waste Transfer Station thanks to funding from Sustainability Victoria. The Victorian Government has allocated $15 million to support the upgrade of Victoria’s e-waste collection network, delivered ...
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11
April
2019
Wodonga Council, in conjunction with the Wodonga Local Drug Action Team (LDAT), will host a drug prevention activity on Thursday, April 11 at Wodonga Plaza. The dangers of drug use are well-known and well-publicised. In Wodonga, council is work...
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10
April
2019
Wodonga residents are being encouraged to nominate individuals and teams for the 2019 Wodonga Volunteer of the Year awards before they close on Monday, April 15. Wodonga Mayor Cr Anna Speedie said about 20 per cent of Wodonga’s population voluntee...
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09
April
2019
After touring Australia over the past four years to sold out houses and to popular and critical acclaim, The Paris Underground Cabaret comes to The Cube Wodonga. A subversion of the classic French cabaret and variety show, this production brings t...
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05
April
2019
Perch Creek - sounds like the name of a great bottle of wine, but you would be wrong. It's the name of a five-piece Melbourne band headlining this evening's Fridays on My Mind. Four of the five members are siblings, offering a diverse 70's infl...
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04
April
2019
Updated master plans for Birallee Park and Kelly Park are now out for public comment. The master plans support the Sport and Recreation Plan 2014 to 2040 and the Physical Activity Strategy 2015 to 2020 and help the council to identify priorities a...
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04
April
2019
Attention pet owners - the annual pet registration renewal date is fast approaching. Residents are reminded to register their pets by Wednesday, April 10. Wodonga Council Team Leader Compliance Craig McClanahan said all pets, including both cat...
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29
March
2019
Flashback to 1916 when the Henry Beardmore Library opened (located at 78 High St – where Middleton’s Carpets now is) with much fanfare and excitement. The Shire Council closed its doors briefly so all staff could attend the opening, and local scho...
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27
March
2019
"It's not like work, it's fun." That was the response from Brooke McMullen when asked what it was like to portray Dolly Parton, a living legend of country music. Wodonga Council caught up with the 23-year-old ahead of her performance at The Cub...
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26
March
2019
Wodonga Council is working on eradicating an invasive weed called Parrots Feather that has been found at Les Stone Park. Parrots Feather is an aquatic weed that forms a thick mat over the surface of the water. This particular weed spreads when ...
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25
March
2019
Packed with plenty of action, incredible talent and breathtaking performances, 360 ALLSTARS is bursting onto stage at The Cube Wodonga on Friday, March 29. A phenomenal physical performance exploring all forms of rotation, 360 ALLSTARS connects th...
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22
March
2019
Chair of the Hume Corridor Passenger Rail Collaboration Wodonga Mayor Cr Anna Speedie has welcomed today’s announcement by the Australian Government of $8 million to look at a faster rail between Melbourne and Albury-Wodonga. The project is part o...
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22
March
2019
Landscape painting in the tradition of Impressionist artists - en plein air (in the open air) - has its challenges as two Border artists quickly discovered. Alison Percy and Kim Passalaqua, who have a joint exhibition opening at Arts Space Wodonga...
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21
March
2019
AVENUE Q, is an outrageously funny musical comedy that requires you to leave your children at home along with political correctness to enjoy irreverent, puppet-filled fun that contains adult themes, strong language and sexual references with a cast o...
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20
March
2019
Wodonga Council's monthly meeting was held on Monday, March 18.   Item one: Meeting Procedure Local Law Purpose of report: To propose that Council makes a new Meeting Procedure Local Law (proposed Local Law) to govern the meeting procedures ...
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19
March
2019
Wodonga Council has three YAS award winners marching to success this month. Mia Puntoriero, 13, is a talented basketball player who has been selected in the Australian Country Cup team to tour New Zealand. Mia will travel with her team from Apr...
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18
March
2019
Zennon McCarty has been volunteering in Wodonga for 15 years and was the winner of the 2018 Individual Volunteer of the Year Award. The awards are not seeking to identify a ‘best volunteer’. These awards are presented to volunteers for their ou...
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15
March
2019
All Aboard is back on April 12. The popular Wodonga Council event for young people aged 9 to 16 promises a full day of activity that challenges young people to engage with their peers, experience new things and make new connections. Board a bus...
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14
March
2019
Come pick up a bargain at the Friends of Wodonga Library Book Sale on Friday and Saturday, March 15 and 16. There will be donated and ex-library books, DVDs and magazines available with prices starting at 50c. Please note that sales will be cas...
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14
March
2019
Are you working on designing a skateboard deck for Wodonga Council's Deck'd Design Competition? You had better be close to finishing because entries close tomorrow (March 15). The competition is encouraging young people to get on board and desi...
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13
March
2019
Stand-up comedy is one of the most terrifying performing arts you can do as a performer but it doesn't have to be, says Alyce Fisher. The executive director of Murray Arts, who has a background in performing arts including comedy, is facilitating ...
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