Get the Buzz - News and What's On, Tuesday 15 August 2017
• 2017 Brimbank Seniors Festival
• Children’s Book Week
• Community Planting Day – Kororoit Creek
• Have Your Say - Meet Your Councillors
2017 Brimbank Seniors Festival
The 2017 Brimbank Seniors Festival will be held in October 2017 alongside the Victorian Seniors Festival. The following is all you need to know about getting your hands on tickets for two of the most coveted festival events.
Brimbank Seniors Festival Lunch and Dance
Tuesday 10 October 2017, 11.30am-3pm
Lakeside Banquet and Convention Centre,
To ensure a fair distribution of tickets, ticket allocations for this event will now be drawn by ballot. To apply to be in the ballot you must complete a ticket application form and submit it to Council by Friday 8 September 2017.
- Complete and submit your using our Seniors Lunch and Dance Ticket Application Form; or
- Pick up a printed form and reply paid envelope at a Brimbank City Council Customer Service Centres, and Neighbourhood Houses and Community Centres or Libraries, and lodge your completed form at any of these facilities; or
- Send in your completed form by mail to:
Diversity and Inclusion Planning Officer
Brimbank City Council
PO Box 70
Please note, completion of an application form does not guarantee your attendance at this event.
Applicants will be notified of the outcome of the ballot by 22 September 2017. There is no charge to attend this event.
Bus trip to Cuckoo Restaurant, Olinda, Wednesday 4 October 2017
Ticket price: $40 per person (for the cost of meal)
Bookings are essential as places are limited. Tickets for the bus trip must be collected in person and paid for on Monday 18 September, 9.30-11am from either:
- Council Chamber
Brimbank Community and Civic Centre
301 Hampshire Road, Sunshine; or
- Keilor Community Hub
704B Old Calder Highway
Maximum two (2) tickets per person, on presentation of Seniors Card and proof of residency in Brimbank. A full festival program will be made available in the coming weeks. For more information call 9249 4000 or visit brimbank.vic.gov.au.
Children’s Book Week
18-25 August 2017
Brimbank Libraries are running exciting events as part of the annual Children’s Book Week, 18-25 August 2017.
This year’s theme is “Escape to Everywhere” and a variety of activities are planned and will be held across many Brimbank Libraries.
Children aged up to five are invited to celebrate 1000 Books Before School – children’s author Jeanette Rowe will read a special Storytime at Keilor Library on Tuesday 22 August, 11am.
Other great events include
- Mechanica Creature Collage;
- Snow Wombat Storytimes; and
- Count The Wombat Competition.
To learn about the dates and times of these activities contact any of the five Brimbank Library branches.
Community Planting Day – Kororoit Creek
Sunday 20 August, 10am-12noon
Come along and plant colourful shrubs and ground cover plants along Kororoit Creek. Please remember to bring your own gardening gloves and water bottle.
- Where: Burnside Rotary Park, Deer Park, entrance is next to 852 Ballarat Rd, Deer Park
- No Cost: Sausage sizzle
Contact: For more information, visit brimbank.vic.gov.au/events, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 9249 4000.
Have Your Say - Community Consultations
For more information, other upcoming sessions, and to give feedback, please visit our Have Your Say page.
Meet Your Councillors
Forthcoming Sessions include:
Saturday 26 August, 10am–12noon
- Isabella Williams Reserve, corner of Opie Road and (151) Neale Road, Deer Park
Saturday 14 October, 1–6pm
- St Albans Moon Lantern Festival, Victoria Square, St Albans
Further drop in sessions are planned in St Albans, Sunshine, Keilor and Derrimut in October and November. For more information visit Have Your Say.
Ordinary Council Meeting
Ordinary Council Meetings are held the third Tuesday of the month (except December). Meetings are open to the public and meeting agenda and minutes can be found at Council Meeting Agendas and Minutes.
Brimbank City Council is offering more and more online services. By registering an account you will create your own personal dashboard for easy pre-populated access to a range of services.
Whether it’s lodging a service request, paying your rates, paying your pet registration, or submitting a planning application you’ll get what you want done easier and faster on the Brimbank website. To register, please visit brimbank.vic.gov.au.