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Members of U3A Banyule may be interested in the following events and activities that are conducted in the City of Banyule. Invitations to participate in research and other projects are also listed here from time to time.
Banyule Council has introduced a 12-month trial of a FREE Community Bus Service. The service operates Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and follows a fixed route with 29 stops across Heidelberg West, Heidelberg Heights, Macleod, Rosanna, Heidelberg, Eaglemont, Ivanhoe East, Ivanhoe and Bellfield. Download the brochure, which includes a map of the stops and the timetable.
While the service is FREE for all Banyule residents, it is particularly targeted for older adults, people with a disability, people with limited access to transport, and people experiencing financial hardship. This bus is wheelchair accessible with a hoist at the rear of the bus.
For questions about the bus route and service, call Banyule City Council on 9490 4222.
BANSIC is a member of Community Information and Support Victoria (CISVic), a network of agencies dedicated to supporting the local community through the provision of services that meet the short-term needs of people, producing long-term results. Contact them: 9459 5959 or https://bansic.org.au/about-us/ They are at Shop 48, The Harmony Centre, The Mall, Heidelberg West 3081.
East Ivanhoe Bowling Club invites you to Devonshire Tea and High Tea every Sunday from 10am to 3pm in the Ivy tearoom, 153 The Boulevard, East Ivanhoe.
Enjoy High Tea ($65 per person, bookings are essential), which includes a glass of sparkling wine and bottomless tea. Or you can reserve a table for Devonshire Tea ($25 per person) walk-ins are also welcome. Become a member of the Club and receive your first Devonshire Tea free.
East Ivanhoe Bowling Club is available for private events. For all bookings and enquiries, contact Elizabeth 0540 188 208 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Banyule City Council is now providing a wider range of social support activities for older adults, under a new program, the Banyule Older Adults Community Connection Program. The Program supports eligible older adults to access their local community, build and strengthen connections and participate in community life
This program offers:
The program is available for people assessed as eligible for ‘social support-individual’ under the Commonwealth Home Support Program. See the flyer for more details, and phone My Aged Care on 1800 200 422 to arrange an assessment. For further enquiries, phone Banyule City Council on 9457 9868.
Whether you are interested in Events and News, Seniors, Arts and Culture, Shaping Banyule and much more, you can sign up for tailored email updates from Banyule City Council at https://www.banyule.vic.gov.
The Household Energy Efficiency and Affordability page on Banyule Council’s website is designed to be a practical information platform to assist residents with useful and up to date market information on household energy affordability and energy efficiency. Some topics covered:
Banyule libraries include Diamond Valley (Greensborough), Rosanna, Watsonia and Ivanhoe. The Mobile library also services parts of City of Banyule. You can subscribe to newsletters from YPRL and see what services are still available during the current restrictions: https://www.yprl.vic.gov.au/
Discover La Trobe University's Public Lecture series, which cover a wide range of topics.
The Rotary Club of Eltham has compiled a comprehensive directory of community organisations in Nillumbik and environs, which you may find useful. You can download it via the the link on the Rotary Club’s website, see https://rotaryeltham.org.au/Stories/community-organisations-in-nillumbik-and-environs.
Do you want to make a difference to the lives of people in your community and also hold a prominent volunteer role? The Office of the Public Advocate is looking for people to volunteer as Community Visitors in the Eastern Metropolitan area. These are unique volunteer positions which are official Victorian Governor in Council appointments.
Community Visitors safeguard the human rights of vulnerable people by visiting accommodation facilities and monitoring and reporting on the services provided. Training and reimbursement of expenses is provided. To learn more about this volunteering opportunity, contact the OPA Volunteer Coordinator on 1300 309 337 or at email@example.com