Monday 15 March 2021

Message from our Mayor

At Manningham, we are passionate about community engagement, so we were delighted to authorise our new community engagement policy at our recent Council meeting.

This policy provides guidance to our new community panel, which will come together this month. The panel will develop recommendations that will help shape our community’s future and guide our strategic documents: Council Plan, Community Vision, Asset Plan and Financial Plan. 

At the last Council meeting we also endorsed a range of additional COVID relief funding measures. These include our new business grant program and rent relief for some sporting clubs based on their financial hardship. If your business would like to apply for a grant, details are available on our website.

Manningham Function Centre upgrade underway

The Manningham Function Centre located upstairs in our Civic Centre on Doncaster Road is being upgraded to provide a modern venue which can be used by Council and our community.

Volunteer and help deliver food to seniors

Our Food Services program, also known as Meals on Wheels, is seeking volunteers to help deliver meals to older people across our community.

Book basketball at Mullum Mullum courts

Group of youths with a basketball

Mullum Mullum Stadium is inviting you to use its new online booking system to book and pay for casual basketball shooting sessions at the venue's available courts.

Register your pet by Saturday 10 April

cat and dog using looking at laptop

Dog and cat registrations help ensure that lost pets can be quickly reunited with your family, giving you peace of mind if you pet ever goes missing.

New car for learner driver program

L2P program new car

Local learner drivers have a reason to celebrate, as the L2P Program for L-plate drivers is back on the road after almost a year and offering a new car for learners to practise in.

This Girl Can inspires women and girls to get active

This Girl Can

We’re supporting VicHealth’s This Girl Can campaign again in 2021, encouraging women in Manningham to get active during the week of Monday 22 March to Sunday 28 March. 

Funding to conserve heritage-listed sites

Schramms cottage in Manningham

Every year we allocate money to the Heritage Restoration Fund, which has been established to promote the conservation of heritage buildings, trees, gardens and other places of interest.

Helping COVID-impacted families return to sports

Family playing soccer

We are proud to support residents returning to play their sport of choice by partnering with Bendigo Bank to provide funding to help local families return to sport in Manningham. 

Have your say: Macedon Square streetscape upgrade

You’re invited to comment on the proposed options for the Macedon Square streetscape upgrade, which aims to improve the pedestrian connections, footpaths, crossings, outdoor seating areas, laneways and roadways.

River Peel sculpture to be relocated

One of Manningham’s most recognisable landmarks is moving to a new home. The iconic River Peel sculpture will be relocated from the Fitzsimons Lane and Porter Street roundabout as part of the Fitzsimons Lane upgrade by Major Road Projects Victoria.

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Our Manningham Matters e-newsletter and digital publication is one of the important ways we bring news to our community. We want to hear how you use the publication and what we can improve.

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Council meetings

Our upcoming Council meeting on Tuesday 23 March 2021, 7.00pm will be broadcast virtually. You will be able to watch the meeting live on our Facebook page – although you don’t need a Facebook account to see it. We encourage questions for Council to be provided via email and received by 5.00pm on the Monday before the meeting.

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Find out what support is available

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