Reverend Kuncoro Rusman’s induction at All Saints Anglican Church Kooyong

Congratulations Reverend Kuncoro Rusman on your induction as Priest-in-Charge of All Saints Anglican Church Kooyong. A parish rich in diversity and strong in its commitment to the community.  
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Australia Day 2018

Happy #AustraliaDay2018! What a joy and pleasure to welcome so many of our new Australians at the Boroondara Australia Day Citizenship ceremony today in Hawthorn.
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Rotary Club BBQ

Great to drop by to wish Rotary Club of Hawthorn, Rotary Club of Glenferrie and guests from other local Rotary clubs, all the best for 2018 at tonight’s BBQ at the Hawthorn Men’s Shed. Congrats to respective club presidents, Katrina Flinn and Richard Blakeman, on the vital...
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I wish all a very merry Christmas and a happy and safe New Year

I wish all a very merry Christmas and a happy and safe New Year! Sincere thanks for all your terrific support and feedback throughout the year. I value it greatly. For those who have had a tough 2017, I hope this Christmas and 2018 offer the hope and promise of a fresh start....
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Jack Bell’s War

With centenarian Mr Jack Bell, an icon of that great generation who fought gallantly & selflessly for freedom, democracy & humanity. Jack survived 3 POW camps in WWII – yes 3! He’s at Camberwell RSL for his birthday lunch & to sign a book about his life: “Jack...
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Swinburne University of Technology

13 December 2017 Members Statements Mr Pesutto (Hawthorn) (09:56:45) — I congratulate Swinburne University of Technology’s chancellor, Graham Goldsmith, the vice-chancellor, Linda Kristjanson, the director of multicultural engagement, Chin Tan, and the entire Swinburne...
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John Frewen

13 December 2017 Members Statements Mr Pesutto — I wish for this Parliament to note the passing of Major John Frewen, a stalwart of my local community and the veterans community. John passed away on 4 December 2017. He was a devoted and loving husband of Louise and a very proud...
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Grace Park Christmas Carols

A joyful afternoon of Christmas carols here at Grace Park Hawthorn with Boroondara Mayor Jim Parke and Cr Hurd along with Boroondara Brass, Melbourne Chorus and the choirs from St Cecilia’s and Glenferrie PS.
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Head Of The Yarra 2017

This year’s Head Of The Yarra involved 257 rowing teams from across Australia as well as the US, Japan and NZ. Thousands of competitors all converging on Hawthorn! Great to join Cr Felicity Sinfield, Peter Landy & Lachlan Nichols of Hawthorn Rowing Club to present well-earned...
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Uniting AgeWell Hawthorn Christmas fete

It was great to officially open the Uniting AgeWell Hawthorn Christmas fete for 2017. Congratulations also to the fantastic choirs from Glenferrie Primary School and Camberwell Primary School.
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HCC Christmas Baubles – Buy a Bauble to Show You Care

Wondering what to give your clients, friends and family this Christmas?  Please consider buying one of Hawthorn Community Chest’s (HCC’s) Christmas baubles to show your support for those families and people in Boroondara who are in crisis.  By buying a HCC Christmas...
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Squeeze on trams alarming

14 Nov 2017 • Progress Leader, Melbourne (General News) by Rebecca Di Nuzzo And Josh Barnes New figures reveal morning peak commuters are packed in like sardines Commuters are cramming themselves on to packed trams travelling through Melbourne’s inner eastern suburbs in the...
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