Last year the Victorian Government announced its intention to remove ten more dangerous and congested level crossings. This decision will result in a new railway station to replace the current Surrey Hills and Mont Albert […]
Scamming is now a major concern for Australia, and other countries like the USA and UK with most calls emanating from Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) in India. According to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) […]
The Compassionate Friends is a worldwide organisation, dedicated to providing peer support to parents, siblings and grandparents following the death of a child, sibling, or grandchild, at any age and from any cause. They promote […]
The Box Hill Miniature Steam Railway is located in Elgar Park , and open to the public on the third Sunday of every month (second Sunday in December).
ustralian Bureau of Statistics Census data indicates that homelessness in eastern and southern Melbourne is only slightly less than the Victorian average.
I know of at least three local not-for-profit organisations run very successfully solely by volunteers with absolutely no paid staff. The first, of course, is The Bulletin, now in its 41st year and which relies […]
Dance for Parkinson’s is a group-based treatment for Parkinson’s Disease (PD) incorporating physical exercise, cognitive tasks, sensory experience (music), emotional expression, and social interaction. Originating at the Mark Morris Dance Center New York in 2001, […]
Eastern Emergency Relief Network Inc (EERN) is made up of community-based organisations in the cities of Boroondara, Whitehorse, Manningham, Maroondah, Knox, and Monash. EERN holds a repository of emergency furniture, whitegoods and other household items, […]