Flagstaff Gardens by Barbara Rogalski

The Artists’ Muse for 65 Years

24/12/2016 Colin Stephen

There’s a reason the Box Hill Art Group has been going strong for 65 years this year. Commencing in 1952, it has serviced its community well, nurturing the talents of thousands of budding artists, as well […]

Camberwell Inn, 554 Burke Road, circa 1890s

Camberwell – named after a Pub

21/12/2016 Raine Biancalt

In 1853 newly-arrived George Eastaway built a corrugated iron hotel at what is now the corner of Burke and Riversdale Roads. The junction was a minor stopping place on the road to Gippsland and Wood’s Point […]

Edna as a young girl

An Extraordinary Life

02/12/2016 Raine Biancalt

IT was an auspicious day on 6 August 1926 in Kent, England, when Edna Frances Clarke joined the fold. By age three, it was clear she had weak ankles so her aunt suggested enrolling her […]

Waverley Helpmates

Waverley Helpmates Celebrate

02/12/2016 Christine McKilop

WAVERLEY Helpmates, a not-for-profit community based Supported Employment & Training Program located in Ashwood is celebrating 30 years of service in 2016. In October 1986, a group of forward-thinking community members established a new program […]

Walking along the track heading south in Bushy Park Wetlands

Burwood Walks #14: Bushy Park Wetlands

01/12/2016 Mark Learmonth

Our fourteenth walk is a continuation of the twelfth walk, starting at Tally Ho Business Park, in Burwood East, then walking to Glen Waverley and Vermont South. This walk is about 6km, plus 2km for the return bird- hide walk.

The author's favourite echidna

Burwood Walks #13: Deakin Paths

01/12/2016 Mark Learmonth

Our thirteenth walk goes to visit Burwood’s very own university – Deakin. In particular, we will be looking at the interesting Sculpture Walk set up by the University Art Gallery. The 7km walk includes bush and parklands to complete our circuit from Burwood Village.