Community Users Guide. Our Contact Details Prosperity Care Team - Frasers Property Australia ProsperityCareVIC@frasersproperty.com.au P: 13 86 88
Disclaimer: Please note that while reasonable care is taken to ensure the contents of this brochure is correct, all information is to be used as a guide only and subject to change. Frasers Property does not vouch for the accuracy or quality of any information, services or products offered by third parties referenced in this brochure. Computer generated images are indicative only. Purchasers and Residents of Burwood Brickworks must rely on their own enquires and the contract for sale. March 2020.
Welcome to Burwood Brickworks. On behalf of Frasers Property Australia, we are excited to welcome you to the Burwood Brickworks community. We have developed this Community Users Guide as a starting point to help get you settled into your new home at Burwood Brickworks. Here you will find all the information youâ€™ll need about the community, local services and other helpful links to key websites, guides and tips. In addition to this guide, you can also access the City of Whitehorse Community Directory, which is a comprehensive list of community groups, government departments, sports clubs, charities, schools and service clubs that support the local community.
Community. At Frasers Property Australia, we care about creating real places for real people. Our Community Development Plan for Burwood Brickworks can be located on the Burwood Brickworks website and via request. The Community Development Team from Frasers Property Australia will initially be working with residents to drive the Community Development Program at Burwood Brickworks. As the community grows, we aim to see community leaders emerge and the connections between residents strengthen and blossom.
Burwood Brickworks offers residents a wholesome, healthy, convenient lifestyle with a reduced environmental footprint to create a better future for us all. Comprised of apartments, detached and semi-detached homes and land lots, there will be a diverse and vibrant community living here. As a result of tailored community and environmental initiatives that will be delivered at Burwood Brickworks, the Green Building Council of Australia has independently awarded the precinct a 6-Star Green Star Communities rating, The Burwood Brickworks Community Room offers a functional community room/space for hire as part of our mission to foster community connections at Burwood Brickworks. Offering tables, chairs, onsite catering and access to toilets, the space will cater for mixed use ranging from (but not limited to) meetings, workshops, talks and exhibitions. The space caters to approximately 40 people seated and 80 standing. Bookings are available through the Burwood Brickworks online booking system and all groups hiring the space are required to complete the application form one month prior to room hire. Bookings are free however will require a bond upon approval.
Burwood Neighbourhood House is a community resource that strives to provide a place where people in the area find new friendships, new interests and new links in the area. There are also numerous opportunities for volunteer work, particularly in the areas of admin, gardening, computer tutoring, support catering and social groups. Activities include fitness and dance classes, book club, community singing group, community lunches, art classes, computer classes, social groups and much more. Located at 1 Church St, Burwood, 03 9808 6292, burwoodneighbourhoodhouse.org.au RSPCA Victoria is located directly adjacent to Burwood Brickworks. This is a non-government, community-based charity that works to prevent cruelty to animals by actively promoting their care and protection. The Burwood East facility contains an expert veterinary team as well as operating as an adoption centre and offers various community and education programs each year.
Education. There is a wide choice of educational facilities nearby. Homes in Burwood Brickworks are zoned for Orchard Grove Primary School, Forest Hill College and Mount Waverley Secondary College.
* Facilities current at the time of printing are listed below: Early Learning Insight Early Learning located at Burwood Brickworks Benwerrin Preschool Burwood Heights Primary School Kindergarten East Burwood Preschool TeamKids- Burwood East Primary Journey Early Learning Burwood PLC Early Learning Centre Being3 Kindergarten Wattle Park Childrenâ€™s Services Centre St Scholasticaâ€™s Kindergarten Deakin & Community Childcare Wattle Hill Kindergarten Primary Roberts McCubbin Primary School Burwood East Primary School Laburnum Primary School Burwood Heights Primary School Orchard Grove Primary School Camberwell Girls Grammar Kingswood College Mount Scopus Memorial College St Benedicts Primary School St Francis Xavier Catholic St Scholastica School Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar
Secondary Forest Hill College Mount Waverley Secondary College Box Hill High School Ashwood High School Highvale Secondary College Camberwell Girls Grammar Kingswood College Mount Scopus Memorial College Our Lady of Sion College Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar Tertiary Deakin University- Burwood Campus Monash University- Clayton Campus Holmesglen TAFE- Chadstone Campus Specialist Burwood East Special Developmental School (Intellectual disability) Aurora School (Deaf education) Ashwood School (Intellectual disability) Vermont South Special School (Intellectual disability) Glenallen School (Physical disability)
Healthy & Active Lifeestyle. We all know that being active is important to our health and wellbeing. Burwood Brickworks has been designed to encourage and celebrate healthy lifestyles, while making it fun and easy. The Burwood Brickworks precinct is completely walkable thanks to an abundance of tree-lined throughfares. Residents can walk to and from the shopping precinct without having to worry about using their cars.
Little Mandarin Yoga and Pilates is an intimate and inclusive Yoga and Pilates studio offering Mat Yoga, Aerial Yoga and Pilates classes for all levels of experience. Driven by community and the belief that we are all on the same journey, albeit different paths. Located at Burwood Brickworks, 70 Middleborough Road next to the medical centre. www.littlemandarin.melbourne The Green is an expansive landscaped park and wetlands making up 1 hectare of the 2.5 hectares of open space throughout the precinct. Offering residents and the wider community the opportunity to get outside and take in nature, The Green is a place for gathering with friends and family, walking the dog and participating in active pursuits. The Link is the precinctâ€™s main thoroughfare, connecting the Urban Plaza to an abundance of green space via carefully articulated walking and cycling paths.
Burwood Brickworks is also close to a large range of amenities in the City of Whitehorse to help you achieve health and wellbeing: Aqualink Leisure Centre 31 Surrey Dr, Box Hill Ph 03 9843 2900 www.aqualink.com.au Burwood Brickworks Medical Centre Level 1, 70 Middleborough Rd, Burwood East Ph: 03 9098 0555 www.bbmedicalcentre.com.au Whitehorse Civic Centre 379-397 Whitehorse Rd, Nunawading Ph: 03 9262 6555 www.whitehorsecentre.com.au Whitehorse Artspace 1022 Whitehorse Rd, Box Hill Ph: 03 9262 6250 www.boxhilltownhall.com.au/artspace-e xhibitions Wattle Park Golf Course 1012 Riversdale Rd, Burwood East Ph: 03 9808 2455 www.wattleparkgolfcourse.com.au
Access to Fresh Food. Residents of Burwood Brickworks are fortunate enough to be in walking distance of acre farm and eatery on the rooftop of the Burwood Brickworks retail precinct, offering a true paddock to plate experience. acre farm and eatery is a large and innovative urban agricultural project. It includes a restaurant surrounded by sprawling gardens and a cafĂŠ set within a large high-intensity glasshouse. This is all set on 2500 sqm of productive urban agricultural space punctuated by a quail coop, worm farm, a weddings and events space, tours, workshops, community volunteer opportunities and more. Taking in views of the urban farm, it features a unique farm food menu utilising seasonal ingredients grown on site. Fresh food is also available at various stores within the Burwood Brickworks retail precinct including:
Cannings Free Range Butchers Ph: 1300 513 623 www.canningsfreerangebutchers.com.au Woolworths Supermarket Ph: 9624 6292 www.burwoodbrickworks.shopping/store s/woolworths Ha Hui Supermarket (Asian Grocer) www.burwoodbrickworks.shopping/store s/hu-hui-supermarket Fresh food and produce can also be located nearby: Whitehorse Farmers Markets- 2nd Sunday of each month at 379 Whitehorse Rd, Nunawading 8am to 1pm The Source Bulk Foods Ph: 9193 7266 https://thesourcebulkfoods.com.au/
Transport. Burwood East is well serviced by footpaths, bicycle paths and public transport providing a range of convenient transport methods. The Burwood Brickworks Retail Centre is 400m from trams, 100m from the nearest bus stop, 3km from Mount Waverley Station and a 19km drive from the city. There are also bike racks located at the Burwood Brickworks retail centre. For public transport timetable and route information visit www.ptv.vic.gov.au The City of Whitehorse TravelSmart Map displays the on-road and off-road cycling paths throughout the municipality: http://www.whitehorse.vic.gov.au/ travelsmart-map
Bike Courses for residents Whitehorse City Council offers a range of bicycle skills courses for Whitehorse residents wanting to improve their riding skills and gain confidence: http://www.whitehorse.vic.gov.au/BikeCourses.html
Community Resilience. Climate
Quick information to keep handy
Local climate for the region is predominantly temperate with no dry season and a warm summer. Average Summer temperatures range from 15ºC to 26ºC with the hottest days typically occurring in January/February. Average Winter temperatures range from 6.5ºC to 13.7ºC with the coolest days typically occurring in July.
The City of Whitehorse’s Emergency Management Plan is the most comprehensive information source for residents of Burwood Brickworks. This can be downloaded at www.whitehorse.vic.gov.au or obtained from Whitehorse City Council.
Emergency: 000 (triple zero); mobiles 000 and 012
There are several climate factors that Burwood Brickworks residents should be aware of, so as to be better educated and prepared in the event of an extreme weather event: • Projections indicate a significant increase in extreme heat events over 35ºC, increasing the risk of heat stress and fire weather days. • With higher Co2 emissions in the future there are likely to be decreases in average rainfall in all seasons, increasing the frequency of dry days. • The fire season will start earlier and end later in the year. • There is an increased risk of service delivery failure in extreme weather and demand on council services. • More severe storms may reduce mobility and access to critical services.
To prepare a household emergency plan it is recommended you follow the logical and easy-to-follow four step process found in the EmergencyREDiPlan booklet developed by the Australian Red Cross at www.redcross.org.au/prepare
Burwood Police Station: 64 Burwood Highway, Burwood Phone 03 9888 8377 (Non 24 hours) Box Hill Hospital 8 Arnold St, Box Hill 1300 342 255 Peter James Centre Cnr Mahoneys Road and Burwood Hwy, Burwood East 03 9881 1888 Monash Children’s Hospital 246 Clayton Rd, Clayton 03 8572 3000 Monash Medical Centre 246 Clayton Rd, Clayton 03 9594 6666 State Emergency Services (SES) for flood and storm response: 132 500 South East Water Water and sewerage fault and emergencies: 132 812 United Energy Electrical service delivery and faults: 132 099
Communication channels available to enable the community stay informed include: Radio: Emergency broadcaster for weather and warning updates- ABC Local Radio 774AM, FM and SKY NEWS television Warnings: Standard Emergency Warning Signal - a wailing siren sound at the beginning of serious warnings on radio and TV. Online/Mobile App: Stay informed with VicEmergency Victoria’s main website for incident information and warnings. The VicEmergency App is available for download on the Apple Store or Google Play.
Additional Resources. For home based/local business
City of Whitehorse offers a range of business support initiatives including business awards, networking events and professional development programs.
Information and tips on how to incorporate environmental friendl and energy efficient practices into your household.
Waste management City of Whitehorse recycling and waste collection information. https://www.whitehorse.vic.gov.au/was te-environment/rubbish-recycling/recy cling-and-waste-centre https://www.whitehorse.vic.gov.au/bincollection-day
https://www.whitehorse.vic.gov.au/wast e-environment/sustainability/sustainabilit y-council Environment Victoria Sustainable Living Hubwww.environmentvictoria.org.au/our-ca mpaigns/sustainable-living/