Australia Day 2020: A Big Day for Boolarra

Another great Australia Day celebration at Railway Park in Boolarra with around 140 people turning out to enjoy the perfect weather, an egg and bacon sandwich and a chance to have a chin wag with friends they don’t run into often. It was great to meet a number of the new residents to town in…

2020 Australia Day Boolarra Community Celebration

To celebrate our National Day and the wonderful spirit in our lovely town, the Development Group has developed a tradition of having an Australia Day Breakfast in the Park, which has gone from strength to strength. On Monday, 26th January, from 8.30 until 10.00am in Railway Park we will be providing Egg and Bacon sandwiches…

Boolarra Community Development Group AGM 2019

Annual General Meeting – 22 August 2019 Report from the Chair Introduction Thank you all for your attendance this evening. We have many willing volunteers in Boolarra, serving in a diversity of community groups and clubs, and many of us wear hats in several different organisations. It is a testament to our community spirit in…

Latrobe Valley Mine Rehabilitation Commissioner – Sep. 2019

Commissioner talks mine rehabilitation with Boolarra Community Development Group With Hazelwood closing in 2017, Yallourn ceasing operations in 2032 and Loy Yang in 2048, rehabilitation planning for all three coal mines is underway that will transform the Latrobe Valley we know today. This was the focus of the Latrobe Valley Mine Rehabilitation Commissioner Professor Rae…

Boolarra Community Website

The Boolarra Community Development Group is in the process of establishing a website. Sylvia Sauppe has done a great job in setting up the basic format and you can visit this at www.boolarra.vic.au. Any feedback would be appreciated; bearing in mind it is still in the development phase. We are hoping to have a formal…

2012 Australia Day Boolarra Community Celebration

To celebrate our National Day and the wonderful spirit in our lovely town the Development Group has developed a tradition of having an Australia Day Breakfast in the Park which has gone from strength to strength. From 8.30am until 10.00am in Railway Park we will be providing egg and bacon sandwiches, snags, tea and coffee…

Boolarra Community Development Group Report – Dec. 2011

After the AGM held on 18 August the following office bearers were elected at the September BCDG meeting. Chairperson                Jeff Henderson Vice Chair                   Mark Cooke Secretary                    Colin Brick Treasurer                    Paul Dodds Asst Secretary                        Doug Black Asst Treasurer            Gwenda Pither The remainder of the committee is:      Committee                  Rob Herni Committee                  Rick Teychenne Committee                  Doug Black Committee                 …

Boolarra Community Development Group (BCDG) Report – Sep, 2011

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on 18 August at the Bowling Club, chaired by the Mayor of Latrobe City, Cr Darrell White. Rob Herni thanked the Bowling Club for the warm welcome, their hospitality, and the quality of the catering. 22 people attended and enjoyed a thought provoking talk from the Chief Executive…

Boolarra Community Development Group (BCDG) Report – June. 2011

Boolarra Community Development Group (BCDG) Report In one of the most exciting developments for the BCDG in recent times, a facilitator has been appointed to assist the group and the community to progress a number of projects. This appointment germinated from discussions with Heather Farley from Latrobe City Council, when she advised there was still…

Boolarra Community Development Group – March. 2011

The AGM was held on 12 August 2010 at the Bowling Club. Rob Herni thanked the Bowling Club for the warm welcome, hospitality and the quality of the catering. 22 people attended and enjoyed interesting speakers from the Mirboo North Community Bank and the Mirboo North community foundation. The following committee was elected:             Chair                                      …