Kensington town hall: how will it be used?

At the Kensington Association meeting on Monday 5th May 7:30, a Council representative explained how the Town Hall will be made available to community members and groups and local small businesses for hot desking and meeting spaces. It doesn’t look as if it will become a home for anyone, but will provide some great meeting and event spaces. It would be good if storage was provided for groups such as the toy library and if a local community group, such … Continue reading

local using talent to help Philippines

One of our Kensington residents, Matt Kennedy (he sold Quesadillas on Australia Day), has  been volunteering in the Philippines and has asked for help with a new project. He’s doing web and creative work in return for donations for Filipino rebuild and improvement projects. So, if he creates you a website, or designs you a logo or flyer a percentage of what you will pay, he says, will go directly to helping this nation recover from the devastating typhoon. You can read … Continue reading

Popular Port Tours on again – bookings open 28 April

  Port Open Day tours – May bookings open on 28 AprilOver 3000 people have enjoyed a free Port Open Day boat tour already this year. If you’ve missed out on a tour so far, don’t worry – bookings for May tours open on Monday, 28 April. Port Open Day boat tours happen on the last Sunday of each month(except for July and December) http://www.portofmelbourne.com/community-and-recreation/visiting-the-port/boat-tours

East West Link Panel hearings from Kensington Community

Locals and the East West Link KA Action Group appeared at the EWL Assessment Panel hearings on Wednesday 9th April. The Kensington Association was represented by Mark Woodland, who you may remember from earlier campaigns and his time as Secretary. Grateful thanks to all from Kensington who participated I the panel hearings – especially Fran, Maritza and Michael who committed greatly to the quality and detail of our materials and to coordinating the Kensington presentations to maximise our suburb’s impact. This … Continue reading