2019 Australia Post Community Grants program

This Australia Post program offers grants of up to $10,000 for eligible projects that help people connect with each other to address local needs.

The community initiatives that may be awarded to eligible recipients include:

* helping people connect with each other through group activities (e.g. volunteering programs, civic engagement and environmental activities);                                                           *  reduce barriers to participation in community life (e.g. transport, ability to pay, or access to community spaces):  and/or                                                                                                 *  develop skills and leadership capability to strengthen social and community networks.

Click on the link below to learn more and  to check eligibility criteria:

auspost.com.au/grants

Applications close on 4th August, 2019

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North East Waste and Resource Recovery Group survey

 This Survey is forwarded to subscribers of the                                                                of the UKVCA Webpage  as requested by the Alpine Shire

Here is your chance to have your say in identifying litter and illegal dumping priorities for the region.  Click on the link to complete the survey.

www.engage.vic.gov.au/regional-litter-and-illegal-dumping-plans/north-east

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Need information on Hot Water Systems?

Remember to put this date in your diary…..

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Bright Hospital Aboriginal artwork

The Community and Health Advisory Group (CHAG) have been working with local Aboriginal artists to develop a piece of art for the 3 hospitals in the Alpine Shire.

The first one to be installed is at Bright Hospital and you are invited to the unveiling.  Details below:

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RECYCLING NEWS

From 1st July, 2019, the Mt. Beauty Transfer Station is now able to accept the following E-waste items at no cost for disposal .  You must take them to the Mt. Beauty Waste Facility , Maddisons Lane, Mt. Beauty for disposal.  Do not put any of these items in your large Recyclable bin.

Alpine Shire Recycling List

An item with a plug, power cord or battery is classified as E-waste.

Other items that are now accepted at NO CHARGE include batteries, compact Fluorescent lamps, Fluorescent Tubes, other globes and printer cartridges.  There are individual drop off boxes for these items at the Mt. Beauty facility.

Large Whitegoods (fridges, air conditioners, stoves, ovens, dishwashers, washing machines and dryers) will still incur a cost.

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The Mt. Beauty Midwinter Snowball

The Champagne Club Kiewa Valley Inc. have requested the Upper Kiewa Valley Community Association to notify our subscribers about this upcoming event.  The Champagne Club is a local not for profit community association which aims to hold events to raise funds to support people and groups in our area.  The Midwinter Snowball is their major 2019 event.

 

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