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News and Public Notices

Chancez Café: serving up opportunities

Thu 2 May, 2019

A new social enterprise café at Possum Hollow Playground is making a positive impact thanks to a new partnership between Banyule Council and Araluen.

Help improve our new website

Thu 14 March, 2019

Help thousands of people in 10 minutes. We're building a new website and want you to help make it great.

Cultural Diversity Week: 16-24 March 2019

Thu 14 March, 2019

There's plenty of ways to celebrate Banyule's vibrant multicultural community during Cultural Diversity Week. Check out the events below.

2019 Banyule Volunteer Awards: nominations now open

Thu 7 March, 2019

Banyule Council is calling on residents to nominate outstanding volunteers and good neighbours for recognition at the annual Banyule Volunteer Awards during Volunteer Week in May 2019.

Construction commencing - Ivanhoe Library and Cultural Hub

Tue 5 March, 2019

Construction is starting on the state-of-the-art $29 million Ivanhoe Library and Cultural Hub.

Get ready to get arty

Mon 25 February, 2019

Come and be part of one of Melbourne's longest running children's festivals in the heart of Banyule. The Grand Parade and Kids ArtyFarty Fest on Sunday 17 March will offer everyone a chance to play, create, experiment and have fun.

What a scene! Outdoor tunes, food, fun and good vibes by the Yarra

Fri 22 February, 2019

Turn up and tune in to Banyule’s biggest outdoor music festival that brings music to the ‘burbs along the banks of the Yarra.

Banyule recycling business as usual

Mon 18 February, 2019

Banyule Council’s recycling service has not been affected by the Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) recently issuing notices for sites at Coolaroo and Laverton North to stop receiving waste.

Participate in the 2019 Grand Parade

Thu 7 February, 2019

The Grand Parade is a family-friendly affair and welcomes participation from community organisations, schools, sporting clubs, businesses and any group in Banyule keen to embrace the spirit of community connectedness and creative imagination.

Community Satisfaction Survey 2019

Thu 7 February, 2019

Phone interviewing for the annual Community Satisfaction Survey will be happening throughout February and March.

Get involved at Council meetings

Wed 30 January, 2019

Find out how you can get involved at Council meetings and what you need to do to participate.

Qwere St Summer Vibes is back in 2019

Wed 9 January, 2019

Were Street will come alive in February as it welcomes back all the colour, fun and festivities of Melbourne’s most inclusive Midsumma street party - Qwere Street Summer Vibes.

Have your say – Banyule Council’s new graffiti management plan

Thu 3 January, 2019

Banyule Council would like to hear ideas from community members about how to better manage graffiti in Banyule. The feedback will be used to develop Council’s 2019-2022 Graffiti Management Strategy.

Holiday Season Opening Hours & Waste Collections

Mon 10 December, 2018

Take note of when our waste recovery centre, service centres and leisure centres are open and when waste collections are happening.

Locals urged: Back your Neighbour

Wed 5 December, 2018

Banyule locals are being urged to back their neighbours, their mates and co-workers in a new campaign aimed at supporting people seeking asylum.

Shaping our Fate – Somali youth project

Mon 3 December, 2018

Works of art produced by young Somali Australians involved in the Shaping our Fate project will be unveiled at an end of year celebration.

Banyule Grants Awarded

Tue 27 November, 2018

A total of 42 Banyule community groups and individuals were awarded a share of approximately $218,000 at the Banyule Grants Program presentation evening on Thursday 22 November to support a variety of local projects.

Ivanhoe Service Centre and Council Meeting Move

Thu 22 November, 2018

The Ivanhoe Service Centre will close on Thursday 20 December at 5pm. From Thursday 27 December a new Service Centre will be open at 4 Bond Street, Ivanhoe.

North East Disability Service Providers Expo 2018

Wed 14 November, 2018

Whittlesea, Banyule, Darebin and Nillumbik councils, in partnership with the Brotherhood of St Laurence, are providing a FREE Disability Service Providers Expo as part of International Day of People with Disability.

Cr Wayne Phillips elected as Banyule Mayor

Tue 13 November, 2018

Beale Ward Councillor Wayne Phillips has been elected as Mayor of Banyule for 2018/2019.

Preparation of the Budget 2019/2020 and Council Plan 2017-2021 (Year 3)

Tue 9 April, 2019

Notice is hereby given that a proposed Council Plan has been prepared and a Proposed Budget has been prepared for the purposes of for the purposes of Sections 125, 126 and 127 of the Local Government Act.

Public Notice - Notice of Intention to Grant an Easement

Wed 27 March, 2019

Banyule City Council (Council) gives notice under section 189 of the Local Government Act 1989 (Act) of its intention to grant an easement over part of its land known as Briar Valley Reserve, 11 & 11A Porter Street, Montmorency described as Lot 17 on PS051170 and contained on certificate of title volume 8901 folio 755 and Lot 1 on TP227452K and contained on certificate of title volume 9004 folio 996 (Council Land). Council proposes to grant an easement over part of Council Land for drainage purposes to benefit 57-59 Sherbourne Road, Montmorency (Development Site).

10 Year Anniversary of the 2009 Victorian Bushfires

Wed 16 January, 2019

February 2019 marks 10 years since the 'Black Saturday' bushfires devastated Victoria. A State Commemoration event will be held at Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton Gardens on 4 February 2019.

Jobs Fair in Melbourne’s North

Tue 9 October, 2018

The Melbourne North Jobs Fair on 19 October 2018 will bring together job seekers, employers, employment service providers and recruitment agencies in the area.

Notice of intention to consider the Annual Report 2017/18

Mon 1 October, 2018

The Annual Report (including the Report of the Auditor) has been prepared and can be inspected online and in person at Council's Service Centres and libraries.

Pick my Project voting open now!

Thu 30 August, 2018

Voting for the “Pick My Project” initiative is open! over 2,200 shortlisted project were released for voting, including 31 in Banyule. Vote for your favourite local community project!

Disruptions to bus routes - Thursday 16 August

Wed 15 August, 2018

Selected bus services planned to be distrupted as part of industrial action have resumed regular operations for Thursday 16 August 2018.

Adoption of Budget 2018/2019 and Council Plan 2017-2021 Year 2

Thu 28 June, 2018

The Budget 2018/2019 and Council Plan 2017/2021 Year 2 were adopted by Council at a meeting on 25 June 2018.

Development Victoria’s Proposed Planning Scheme Amendment for the Yarra Valley Water Tank Site and Council Park

Mon 19 February, 2018

Development Victoria (DV) has requested a planning scheme amendment to be considered by the Government Land Standing Advisory Committee for the decommissioned Yarra Valley Water Tank (YVW) site and Council’s Park at 419 & 421 Upper Heidelberg Road, Ivanhoe.

Annual Report 2016-17

Wed 18 October, 2017

Our Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2017 was considered at an Ordinary meeting of Council on 16 October 2017.

Urgent Special Confidential Meeting of Council 23 October 2017

Tue 17 October, 2017

Notice is hereby given that an Urgent Confidential Special Meeting of the Council will be held in the Ibbott and Hawdon meeting rooms, 1 Flintoff Street, Greensborough at 6.30pm on Monday 23 October 2017.

Public Notice - Road Management Plan Review

Tue 9 May, 2017

We are currently reviewing our Road Management Plan for 2017-2021. The Plan sets out how we will inspect, maintain and repair roads and paths in Banyule.

Notice of Intention to Lease - Rail Line Upgrade

Tue 28 February, 2017

The North Eastern Project Alliance have approached Council seeking to Lease and Licence land for the purposes of delivering the rail line upgrade and Rosanna Level Crossing Removal Project.

Mayoral and Councillor Allowances

Wed 1 February, 2017

Review and Determination of Mayoral and Councillor Allowances for 4 year term (2016-2020)

Special Meeting of Council 20 February 2017

Fri 13 January, 2017

Special Meeting of Council Monday, 20 February 2017

Public Notice - Special Meeting

Tue 27 September, 2016

Notice is hereby given that a Special Meeting of Council will be held on Monday 17 October 2016.

Reappointment of CEO for Banyule City Council

Tue 21 June, 2016

Notice is hereby given under section 94(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1989 that it is the intention of Banyule City Council to resolve at an ordinary meeting of Council on 25 July 2016 to reappoint Simon McMillan as Chief Executive Officer of the Council, commencing on 15 December 2016.

Adoption of Banyule City Plan 2013-2017 (Year 4) and Budget 2016/2017

Wed 15 June, 2016

Council City Plan and Budget announcement.

Notice of Intention to Make a Local Law - Governance Local Law No. 2 (2015) and Meeting Procedures Code

Tue 3 March, 2015

Notice is given that Banyule City Council (Council) proposes to make a new local law, to be referred to as Governance Local Law No. 2 (2015) and its associated Code referred to as the Meeting Procedures Code.

Ivanhoe Activity Area Planning Scheme Amendment

Mon 1 December, 2014

Ivanhoe Activity Area Planning Scheme Amendments