City of Wodonga - Archive (news)

2019
17
June
2019
Newly installed redgum seats have given Baranduda Community Centre a new look while providing a space for visitors to relax and socialise outdoors. The project was thanks to grant funding and fundraising from the centre's advisory committee. Ba...
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14
June
2019
It's here -  the final exhibition in the present Arts Space Wodonga building opens today. Retrospect: Community Installation Project is an exhibition that everyone can become a part of. In fact, it is an exhibition that will evolve as the commu...
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13
June
2019
You may have noticed some shared pathways and parks across the city are more lit up at night. Wodonga Council recently installed 54 new solar lights along pathways in six Wodonga parks, following on from 23 lights installed in and around Belvoir P...
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12
June
2019
There’s nothing quite like an iconic soundtrack or theme song from your favourite movie, TV show or video game. No matter how many years it’s been since you last watched or played it, from the first few notes you know exactly what’s playing on the...
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11
June
2019
The co-hosts of a live show about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are hoping to create more awareness and better understanding of the complicated disorder. Dougal Austin and Jeremy Samson, who both have ASD, are excited to bring On The Spectrum Liv...
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07
June
2019
Get excited - we have the date for the next Bonegilla Reunion at the Bonegilla Migrant Experience. Mark November 2 and 3 in your calendar now! Discover Bonegilla 2019 will celebrate food and entertainment that cultures who passed through here b...
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06
June
2019
This Way North, an indie rock duo constantly on tour and currently with no fixed home address (they like it that way), will fit The Cube Wodonga into their busy schedule on Friday, June 7. Come along from 7pm for some finger food, happy hour drink...
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05
June
2019
Year 10 students on both sides of the Border will be given greater knowledge and understanding of why respectful relationships are so important at a youth forum today. Wodonga Council is hosting the cross-border initiative with Albury Council, Vic...
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04
June
2019
If you are planning to construct a shed or garage, you need to be aware of and comply with the following. If you are building a shed or garage with a floor area of 10m2 or greater, you will require a building permit. If the building works (incl...
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03
June
2019
Buckle up and take a trip in a giant time machine to get up close and personal with a life-sized T-Rex! A must-see for little dino fans, Dinosaur Time Machine is coming to The Cube Wodonga on Saturday, June 8 and combines the latest science and di...
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31
May
2019
Come along for a special Storytime on Stage at The Cube Wodonga on Monday, June 3 as Mrs Mac reads T.Rex Time Machine. The book follows two hungry dinosaurs who jump into a time machine and are transported to an unbelievable, magical, surreal futu...
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31
May
2019
Women of all ages and backgrounds filled The Cube Wodonga on Thursday, May 30 for an event focusing on the importance of keeping women active. This Girl Can Victoria, a luncheon and yoga class, was a partnership between VicHealth and Richmond Foot...
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30
May
2019
Open wide, come inside... it's preschool. We know parents and carers have to be comfortable with the preschool they choose for their child - that's why we have open days. Take the time to stroll through our six facilities, meet the educators an...
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30
May
2019
A new Youth Connect Card for young people aged 12-25 on both sides of the Border will be launched today at the Retro Lane Cafe. A joint initiative from AlburyCity and Wodonga Council through the Two Cities One Community partnership, the card conne...
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29
May
2019
Visitors will become a part of Arts Space Wodonga's final exhibition in June. Retrospect: Community Installation Project will evolve as the community help to create it with a series of installations and activities facilitated by local artists allo...
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28
May
2019
There has probably never been a better time to shop for secondhand items thanks to the popularity of Marie Kondo's KonMari method of spring cleaning. Secondhand retailers, including the reuse shop at Wodonga Waste Transfer Station, have been inund...
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27
May
2019
Wodonga Council hosted another successful Wodonga Volunteers Fair on Saturday where we crowned this year's winners. This year we renamed the Individual Volunteer of the Year award in honour of Bryan Watson. The Bryan Watson Award was sponsored ...
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24
May
2019
A pair of wandering wombats have found a home in High St as part of the reconstruction works. The Parent and Baby wombat watch over the pedestrian crossing near Sesame Lane and were specially commissioned to complement the echidnas that feature in...
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24
May
2019
It's that time of year when we will say a big 'thank you' to all our volunteers at the Wodonga Volunteers Fair on Saturday. Come and enjoy some brunch on us, as you sit listening to some great music by Toucan Rock, all whilst you pamper yourself w...
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23
May
2019
Do you know the process around building permits? The Building Act 1993 (the act) and Building Regulations 2018 (the regulations) legislate that most building work is subject to the issuing of a building permit. This includes new construction, m...
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22
May
2019
The sound of maracas filled Wodonga Library this morning for National Simultaneous Storytime. Wodonga Deputy Mayor Cr Kat Bennett lead a special gathering where she read this year's book Alpacas with Maracas written and illustrated by Matt Cosgrov...
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21
May
2019
A collection of up to 50 debutante and wedding dresses - some still with the price tag on - are ready for hire at no cost from the Felltimber Community Centre. The centre's co-ordinator Amanda Crisp said the service, which has been running for abo...
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20
May
2019
Wodonga Council is an award finalist in the 2019 HART Awards for council's 'Koorie Champions Network Group'. In partnership with the Local Aboriginal Education Consultant Group and the Department of Education and Training's Koorie Engagement Suppo...
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20
May
2019
Wodonga Deputy Mayor Cr Kat Bennett will lead a special gathering at the Wodonga Library on Wednesday for National Simultaneous Storytime at 11am.​ Cr Bennett will read this year's book Alpacas with Maracas written and illustrated by Matt Cosgrove...
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17
May
2019
Our officers have started the annual pet registration door knock for 2019. Wodonga Council has two Regi Check Ambassadors, Hanna Manley and Sylva Liet, who will be going from house to house for the next two weeks, checking animal registrations and...
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16
May
2019
Wodonga Council is now taking online enrolments for children who are commencing preschool in 2020. Council provides inclusive programs where all children are welcome to learn in a fun and supported environment. Attending preschool can help your...
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16
May
2019
Community members of all ages are welcome to come and join in the fun at Felltimber Community Centre's free Fish-a-thon event on Saturday from 2pm. This is also a celebration of all the skills learnt by the students in the Kids’ Fishing Fun progra...
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15
May
2019
The countdown is on to the Wodonga Volunteers Fair on Saturday, May 25. It's a day to thank our hard-working volunteers for the great contribution they make to our city. There will be plenty of food, live music, information stalls and the annou...
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14
May
2019
Talented Wodonga residents Zac Spalding, Charlotte Streat and Riley Sutherland have each been awarded a YAS award at the May council meeting. The Young Achiever Support Scheme is aimed at assisting young people in their pursuits to participate at ...
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14
May
2019
Wodonga Council’s draft budget includes an effective drop of 2.58 per cent to overall rates and charges with a significant reduction in the waste management levy of $112. The reduction realises the council’s aim of addressing the Victorian Ombudsm...
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