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2002 - 2003 Summer - December, January & February  
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December
Anglesea CFABe Prepared for the Fire Season
2 December 2002
Surf Coast Shire, together with the CFA, Parks Victoria and DNRE, is inviting it's coastal residents to attend a fire awareness information evening in Aireys Inlet on Monday 16 December. The session starts at 8pm in the Aireys Inlet Community Hall...story>>
The new waste and recycling collection service has started in Surf Coast Shire.
3rd December, 2002
Council spokesman Jon Breedveld thanked residents for their patience while the new service was being rolled out...story>>
 
January
Cr. Susan Rechenberg-DupeMORIAC COUNCILLOR RESIGNS
9 January 2003
Surf Coast Shire's Moriac Ward councillor, Susan Rechenberg Dupe, today announced her resignation after five years on council...
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NEIGHBOURHOOD CHARACTER STUDIES
12 January 2003
Torquay/Jan Juc and Aireys Inlet to Eastern View
Council is undertaking Neighbourhood Character Studies for Torquay/Jan Juc and Aireys Inlet to Eastern View. The studies will identify what is special or significant about different areas within the towns and how future development can be guided to enhance these values. Community participation is essential for a positive result...
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Council sells commercial business
21 January 2003
Surf Coast mayor Cr Beth Davidson tonight announced the sale of the last of the council's commercial businesses, the design and digital printing business NetPress. Following a public tender process, the business was sold to Geelong-based printer, Briter Printing...story>>
PRESERVING THE CHARACTER OF YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD
21 January 2003
As part of its work to build a sustainable planning framework for the future of its special coastal and inland settlements, Surf Coast Shire has begun neighbourhood character studies for Aireys Inlet to Eastern View and Torquay/Jan Juc...story>>
Expressions of interest
SurfCoast Shire23th January 2003
Community Representatives are sought for the following advisory committees: Moriac Community Centre & Newling Reserve Advisory Committee and the Anglesea Hall Advisory Committee...
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Indonesian Influence on Australian Artist
by Brian Alexander23 January 2003
The forthcoming solo exhibition of paintings by Brian Alexander opening on 21 January 2003 at Surfworld Museum, Torquay is the result of his time spent painting and drawing at his studio in Indonesia...
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Locals take out Weiland Shield
Victoria was successful again at Ocean Grove recently in winning the Wieland Shield. Competition for the Wieland Shield between American LA County Lifeguard surf life saving team and Victorian Life Saving teams was conceived during Melbourne's 1956 Olympic Games and first officially held in 1967...story>>
COUNCIL MEETING POSTPONED
Tuesday 28 January
Council advises that the Special Council meeting advertised for Tuesday 28 January has been postponed.
This Special Meeting to adopt a five year financial plan (the Strategic Resource Allocation Plan) will now be held at 5.30pm on Thursday 30 January 2003, in the Council Chamber 25 Grossmans Rd Torquay...
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Surfworld Sporting Competitions Results
SurfWorld 31 January, 2003
The winter/spring season 2002 was completed in December for both junior and senior competitions and there were some outstanding team performances with several teams going through the season undefeated. Congratulations to the following teams...story>>
 
February
Ash Wednesday - 16th February 1983Remembering Ash Wednesday - 16th February 1983
16th February 2003
In commemoration of the 20 year anniversary of Ash Wednesday, Anglesea Online has produced a website dedicated to preserving the stories and memories of those who's lives were effected by this natural disaster. This site was inspired by the booklet 'The Ashes of Memory', printed in 1993, by the Anglesea Creative Writing Group. There are copies available at the Anglesea Newsagent...story>>

A Cane Toad on Wings Seen in Anglesea
Common Myna19 February 2003
What has the European Fox, rabbit, Serrated Tussock and Bone Seed have in common. All are introduced species on the Surf Coast that have become environmental weeds/pest animals. All have taken thier toll on the areas biodiversity and all are costing rate payers a great deal of time, physical effort and money in conrol measures...
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FOPA
Agenda for our first meeting, Tuesday 25th February, 2003.
Discussion of incorporation of the group in order to obtain funding- forms to fill out
Deciding a program of activities for the next six months;Chris Smyth from VNPA to assist with direction here regarding involvement in reef surveys etc. Group to decide on priorities at this stage and work out a program (perhaps a monthly activity at the Ironbark Basin or Beach?) Dates to suit people...story>>
Netball - Dolphins Win!!!
Tuesday 25th of February 2003
The Anglesea Dolphins have played four games so far this season, drawing in one, losing one and winning two. Each player played a magnificent game this week to help us with our second win..
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Protecting Coastal Town Character
24 February 2003
Surf Coast mayor Cr Beth Davidson says the Surf Coast Style Manual shows that Surf Coast Shire Council is still leading the way in developing innovative ideas. The Manual is a book of photographic illustrations that typify the character of buildings in the Surf Coast Shire's coastal towns...story>>
Steiner School planned for Freshwater Creek
Freshwater Creek could soon be the home of a new Rudolf Steiner School on 4.5ha of land on the corner of Anglesea and McIntyre roads. The $800,000 development involves the relocation of the Geelong Rudolf Steiner School that was established in East Geelong in February 2000...story>>
Bellringer's Report for 2002
Town Criers - Stan & Melva StottDuring the year the Surf Coast town criers made 80 appearances. Some of the local outings included the riverbank markets, the Uniting Church mini fair, and Pan Cake Day down town. We were also judges for the Sand Sculpture competition for the Beach Mission...story>>
ANGAIR . . . How It All Began
ANGAIR logoMrs Edith Lawn, a teacher from Ballarat, had a holiday house at Anglesea. In 1968, while searching for an appropriate subject for her art students to sketch, Edith noticed some large white spider orchids in bloom...story>>
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Remembering
Ash Wednesday

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The
End of a Voyage:
The story of the Inverlochy

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William Buckley:
A Timeline

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Local History:
Now & Then

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Xanthorrhoea:
our local Grass Trees

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Coastal
Gardening

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Anglesea
Wildsound

 
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