Media releases

If you are a journalist and have a media enquiry, please contact our Media Officer Letitia Duncan.  

Phone: 9243 9132

Mobile: 0408 570 106


2016 media releases

Date  Media release 
 20 September
 13 September
 8 September
 7 September
 6 September
 31 August
 29 August
 24 August
 22 August
 17 August
 15 August
 8 August
 2 August
 18 July
 7 July
 5 July
 1 July
 27 June
 24 June
 23 June
 20 June
 15 June
 14 June
 9 June
 6 June
 30 May
 26 May
 24 May
 23 May
 16 May
 11 May
 3 May
 2 May
 27 April
 20 April
 18 April
 13 April
 12 April
 11 April
 6 April
 4 April
 1 April
 23 March
 15 March
 8 March
 3 March
 29 February
 25 February
 24 February
 23 February
 18 February
 15 February
 11 February
 10 February
  8 February
  3 February
  1 February
 27 January
 20 January
 18 January
13 January
12 January
11 January
5 January

2015 media releases

Date  Media release
10 December
9 December
7 December
27 November
25 November
16 November
10 November
9 November
5 November
4 November
2 November
29 October
28 October
26 October
20 October
19 October
14 October
12 October
7 October
5 October
29 September
28 September
23 September
21 September
14 September
9 September
7 September
2 September
31 August
26 August
24 August
17 August
10 August
3 August
27 July
20 July
13 July
8 July
1 July
24 June
15 June
9 June
1 June
25 May
18 May
11 May
4 May
29 April
20 April
13 April
6 April
30 March
23 March
16 March 
9 March
2 March
23 February
16 February
9 February
2 February
26 January
19 January
12 January
5 January

2014 media releases


Media release

15 Dec Council planner takes out top honours
10 Dec Youth Voice Award winner announced
8 Dec School holiday activities across Moonee Valley
8 Dec Up-skilling residents for employment in Children’s Services
2 Dec Racism. It stops with me in Moonee Valley
26 Nov  New plan to modernise local aquatic centres 
26 Nov  Councils join to make the west low carbon 
24 Nov  Young learner drivers shift into gear 
24 Nov  What matters to Moonee Valley young people? 
24 Nov Stay safe around pools this summer
20 Nov  Council lodges legal action against East West Link 
20 Nov  Full-scale exercise tests Council’s emergency management capability 
10 Nov Making the White Ribbon pledge in Moonee Valley 
10 Nov  Celebrating all abilities in early December 
10 Nov  2015 Community Waste and Recycling Calendar 
6 Nov   Cr Narelle Sharpe elected as Mayor of Moonee Valley
3 Nov Making school drop offs safer for everyone 
29 Oct Development Plan for former market site endorsed
29 Oct Community projects receive Council grants  
29 Oct Draft plan to foster sport across Moonee Valley  
27 Oct  Finding out residents views on bus services in Moonee Valley
27 Oct Snake season starts as weather warms up 
27 Oct Stay safe during swooping season 
27 Oct Moonee Valley Festival 2015 – call for stallholders 
24 Oct An Australian first - Moonee Valley accredited a ‘safe community' 
21 Oct Moonee Valley supports campaign which says ‘Enough Pokies’ in vulnerable communities
14 Oct Community spirit celebrated at 15th annual awards night 
14 Oct The future of housing for people with a disability
9 Oct $650,000 boost for planned Fairbairn Park pavilion
7 Oct Taking the ‘work’ out of networking!
29 Sep Online help to make your garden grow
29 Sep Community Centre programs and activities – Term 4 2014
29 Sep Fling Fest is celebrating its 10th anniversary!
29 Sep Children’s Week a time to celebrate
29 Sep Council breaks ground on $3m children’s centre redevelopment
25 Sep Public art set for junction debut
24 Sep Council seeks Development Plan Overlay for Moonee Ponds Market site
23 Sep Mayor’s Urban Ecology Photo Competition winners announced
19 Sep  VicSmart to fast track selected planning applications 
16 Sep Sexuality and gender identity forum
15 Sep   Seniors Festival a chance to try something new
15 Sep  Instagraming Moonee Valley this October 
15 Sep  Mayoral Race Night to celebrate 10 year anniversary!
11 Sep  September - October school holiday activities
10 Sep  New street lights save money and the environment 
10 Sep  Youth Voice Award winner announced 
1 Sep Reviewing our Heritage Overlays
27 Aug Love our local pools? Have your say!
27 Aug Securing the future of Boeing Reserve
27 Aug Council’s plan for an inclusive community
20 Aug Get out and about in Moonee Valley with Active8 – The NEW leisure challenge
18 Aug Take the challenge and walk to school
18 Aug Fling Fest to celebrate 10th anniversary
18 Aug Celebrating National Meals on Wheels Day
13 Aug Sam Merrifield Library: New look, new spaces
11 Aug Enjoy sport in spring minus the gamble
8 Aug Community satisfaction survey results
4 Aug  Permanent heritage protection sought for Newmarket Station  
4 Aug  Tackling the climate change challenge in Moonee Valley
4 Aug  Youth Voice award nominations now open
4 Aug  Local bands to battle it out at FReeZA Push Start regional heat 
28 Jul  The value of Moonee Valley’s places 
23 Jul Council calls upon the Minister not to sign East West Link contracts
23 Jul Local transport issues in election spotlight
16 Jul Youth Voice Award winner announced
8 Jul  Supporting our community through grants 
7 Jul  Seeking RoadSTART volunteers 
4 Jul Community Centre programs and activities – Term 3
1 Jul Community projects receive Council funding
1 Jul Transition measure for residential zones in Moonee Valley
30 Jun  New timetable for 2015 kinder programs
30 Jun  Barefoot Investor bares all for local business!
25 Jun 2014/15 Annual Budget endorsed 
23 Jun  Council’s first Community Groups Conference!
17 Jun School holiday activities across Moonee Valley
16 Jun  Celebrating Flemington Library’s new facelift 
16 Jun  Water Sensitive Urban Design information session 
10 Jun Celebrate the outstanding achievements of our citizens
3 Jun Moonee Valley gearing up for NAIDOC Week
2 Jun Wetlands will keep sports fields green all year
2 Jun Celebrating refugees in Moonee Valley
2 Jun Have your say on the future of Boeing Reserve
28 May Council to forge ahead with Essendon Junction Structure Plan
26 May Celebrate Men’s Health Week at Flemington Men’s Shed
26 May Moonee Valley kids are cutting carbon
19 May Youth Voice Award winner announced
12 May Reclaim the Game
12 May Time to give local carers a much-needed break
12 May Don’t waste our recycling efforts
6 May Planning for the future of urban ecology
5 May Council celebrates the power of volunteering
5 May Another way to help our young drivers
30 Apr Moonee Valley Youth Summit – join the conversation
29 Apr Priorities for children in Moonee Valley
28 Apr  Final opportunity to have your say on Gaming Policy
28 Apr Opening up the conversation about sexuality and gender identity
28 Apr New community bus service to Niddrie shopping precinct
23 Apr Play opposing violence against women pilots in Moonee Valley
23 Apr Have your say on the Proposed Budget
16 Apr Community Centre programs and activities – Term 2 2014
15 Apr Tenth annual Step Off was a night to remember
14 Apr North Essendon and Keilor Road Structure Plans now included in Planning Scheme
8 Apr Support learning through FILLS
8 Apr Youth Voice award nominations now open
8 Apr See the artistic side of the Men’s Shed
2 Apr Share the community’s vision for local shopping precincts
2 Apr Ramping up our Road Asset Management Plan
2 Apr Smoke clears for kids in Moonee Valley
1 Apr Get snapping for the Mayor’s Urban Ecology Photo Competition
28 Mar Water Sensitive Urban Design requirements now included in Planning Scheme
26 Mar Opening doors to an inclusive community
26 Mar Council to consult on heritage background report
21 Mar Positive results for Library survey
21 Mar Enhancing Moonee Valley through our residents
21 Mar Walking to school wins top prize
21 Mar School holiday activities
21 Mar Anzac Day events
19 Mar 25,000 jobs for Airport West and Essendon Fields
14 Mar Multiculturalism survey open from 17 March
14 Mar New early years centre for Avondale Heights officially opened
13 Mar Celebrate National Playgroup Week with a picnic in the park
12 Mar Taking a stand against bullying and violence
7 Mar Step Off! celebrates 10th anniversary this Youth Week 
28 Feb Share your vision for your local shopping precinct
28 Feb Registrations for early childhood programs in 2015 opening soon
28 Feb Celebrating multiculturalism in Moonee Valley
26 Feb New residential zones for Moonee Valley 
25 Feb Women in Business lunch 
21 Feb Clean Up Australia Day 
21 Feb Mediterranean Fiesta
21 Feb Autumn Food and Music Festival 
21 Feb Residents prepare for music festival weekend 
21 Feb Youth week live music 
21 Feb March Away From Gambling 
21 Feb Free Child Car Restraint checks
14 Feb Planning for the future of Boeing Reserve
14 Feb Get set for fun at the Colour-Fest Run
14 Feb Mayor’s breakfast to celebrate women
14 Feb Waste management for the future
11 Feb Get involved with shaping local business in Moonee Valley
31 Jan Breathing new life into Airport West
31 Jan Get active with Moonee Valley’s Leisure Challenge 
29 Jan Council adopts new advocacy agenda
29 Jan Council considers racecourse master plan recommendations
29 Jan  Getting artistic in the Men’s Shed
29 Jan   2013 Dick Reynolds scholarship awarded to Volleyballer Mackenzie Lowe
28 Jan  Have your say on diversity, access and equity in Moonee Valley
24 Jan Call for dance crews to enter 2014 Step Off! competition
24 Jan Join the fun at the Moonee Valley Festival
22 Jan  Skateboarding championships roll into Rosehill
21 Jan Have your say on the future of sports and leisure
17 Jan Moonee Valley welcomes new citizens on Australia Day
17 Jan Making sure Moonee Valley households are prepared for emergencies
10 Jan It’s never too late to get active in Moonee Valley
Last updated: Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 12:50 AM