Mt Evelyn’s new football team

This year the Mt Evelyn Football Netball Club welcomes their first Mt Evelyn Senior Women’s Football team. Comprising of 19 team members so far, ranging from ages of 17 to 43, they’re looking at a team of 25 by the start of the season in April. Graeme Northey, President of the Mt Evelyn Football Netball…

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Everyone welcome at the Community Meal

The Mt Evelyn Community Meal is running again this year after its successful beginning last March. This year the Community Meal is being organised by Mount Evelyn Community House and will be held on Saturday March 4 from 6pm to 9pm on the grass/rotunda area next to Community Link on Wray Crescent. Everyone is welcome…

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Community Market returns for 2017

February 25 sees the first Mt Evelyn Community Market of 2017. Held at the Mt Evelyn RSL Hall, 49 Birmingham Rd, the market is packed full of small local businesses and supports the RSL through stall fees, devonshire tea and a sausage sizzle. The Mt Evelyn Community Market runs from 9am to 1pm on the…

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Mount Evelyn History Group

The Mount Evelyn History Group (MEHG) incorporated in 2008, after functioning for some years as a subcommittee of MEEPPA. History Group members research, write and publish on all aspects of local history connected with the town. Publications include Tracks to Trails a History of Mt Evelyn, Aborigines in the Yarra Valley & Northern Dandenongs (new…

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SCURRY – A Gallipoli Story

On December 8th, 1915 there were 38,500 Australian troops occupying trenches on Gallipoli, facing a larger Turkish force of some 80,000. Twelve days later they had all been evacuated from the Peninsula without any loss and without the enemy knowing. In hindsight their cunning escape had become the only success of the whole Gallipoli campaign….

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Mt Evelyn Community House

The Mount Evelyn Community House has reopened after the Christmas break, and we have a really exciting calendar of programs, workshops and events for 2017. Operating from the Station House on Wray Crescent, the same building as the Mt Evelyn Library, the Community House is full of information and connections for all Mt Evelyn residents,…

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