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Ballarat Winter Wonderlights 23-25 July 2018 (3 Days) $695pp ($150s/s)

Irish Celtic Wed 1st Aug 2018 lunch $129pp Included

*Silo Art Trail 11-13 Sep 2018 (3 Days) $695pp ($150s/s)

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Significant: The former children’s hospital’s administration building at Mt Eliza.

Former hospital goes up for sale

AN historic former children’s orthopaedic hospi- hospital in 1969 and became the Mt Eliza Centre is excluded from the heritage overlay. The hospital was established in response to an run by Peninsula Health. tal in Mt Eliza owned by the state government is epidemic of infantile paralysis in the late 1920s The buildings are designated “historically, about to be put up for sale. and a lack of space to treat them at the Children’s architecturally and aesthetically significantâ€? by The 3.2 hectare site at 33 Jacksons Road has Hospital campus, Carlton. This idea gelled with Mornington Peninsula Shire. The buildings are been deemed “surplus to requirementsâ€? by the +"%HFofGM@ 4)benefits the +"period’sperceived fresh air, sunseen as “fine examples of inter-war MediterraneDepartment of Health and Human Services.."% It is   '-+? 3 '-%" (. "' 4! +&"'",-+-"(' (+& (%70 shine and brisk sea breezes. The site at Mt Eliza not known how the site will be marketed or what an style clearly demonstrating the characteristics – a grand holiday home with bay views owned by of early 20th century hospital designâ€?. sale price is expected. a prominent Melbourne architect in 1878 – was The “significantâ€? buildings, including part of The department was contacted for comment. snapped up when it became available. the former administration block, treatment ward Built in the early 1930s, as the orthopaedic The Governor Lord Somers laid the foundation and chapel, are included in a heritage overlay. branch of the Children’s Hospital, it treated stone for the 100-bed hospital in 1929 but, beA large Moreton Bay fig tree outside the thousands of children with polio, tuberculosis, cause of the effects of the Great Depression, less former administrative block, which had been osteomyelitis and congenital deformities before than half the beds were occupied when it opened considered significant by the shire, has had its discharging its last patient in 1971. the following year. importance downplayed by the department and The centre was converted into a geriatric



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Fashion



THAT SPARKS

JOY

You’re invited to a fun evening of fashion as we tackle the war on waste whilst assisting women in need on the Mornington Peninsula. THE EVENT Smart Business Solutions together with Clothes 4U Boutique, a not-for-profit organisation providing quality clothing, accessories and toiletries to women in need on the Mornington Peninsula, bring you the brilliant concept of swapping your quality pre-loved clothing with other participants.

HOW IT WORKS Take inspo from de-cluttering legend Marie Kondo and bring along your good quality women’s clothing, accessories, shoes and handbags that no longer spark JOY and exchange them for items that ignite the JOY spark! Don’t have anything to bring? That’s ok too! There will also be an opportunity to purchase fabulous items at very reasonable prices.

event details 27th July 2018 | 6:00pm - 9:00pm Mt Eliza Scout Hall, 4 Ranelagh Drive, Mt Eliza $20 includes wine and finger food.

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Mornington News

3 July 2018

Placemaking Grants close Thursday 16 August It is the people, places and spaces that make the Mornington Peninsula a great place to live. Placemaking aims to support community led initiatives that meet a community need. Flexi Grants close May 2019 Are open all year and provide an opportunity for community groups needing a small amount of funding to start a new project, purchase small equipment, train volunteers or host a small community activity.

Creative Communities close Wednesday 25 July Support not-for-profit groups to deliver projects that develop, explore and express our diverse cultural heritage, creative arts etc., which fosters opportunities for the community to experience and participate in. Community Support Grants close Wednesday 25 July Assist not-for-profit community organisations by providing funding for a range of new projects and activities that benefit our local communities.

Attend a Community Information Session

rsvp www.smartbusinesssolutions.com.au/events OR Shirley at Clothes4U 0490 058 596

All Monies raised will be donated to Clothes4U Inc, Rosebud, so they may continue to clothe and support local women in need. Bring your bestie for a great local night out and feel good knowing you’re helping other women.

Community Grant rounds are open now!

PROUDLY HOSTED BY

Rosebud Monday 2 July 1.30 – 3pm Shire Office, 90 Besgrove Street

For more information

Hastings Wednesday 4 July 10 – 11.30am Shire Office, 21 Marine Parade

5950 1099 community.grants@mornpen.vic.gov.au mornpen.vic.gov.au/grants

Mornington Wednesday 4 July 6.30 – 8pm Shire Office, 2 Queen St

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