• Please note if and when our service centres and leisure centres are open, when the waste recovery centre is open and if waste collections are affected on Monday 10 June 2018 (Queen's Birthday).

    Monday 10 June 2018

    Civic office, Greensborough

    • Closed

    Customer service, Ivanhoe

    • Closed

    Customer service, Rosanna

    • Closed

    Waste Recovery Centre, Bellfield

    • 7.30am - 12.00pm

    Ivanhoe Library

    Rosanna Library

    Watsonia Library

    Ivanhoe Aquatic Banyule

    • 8am to 6pm

    Olympic Leisure Banyule

    • Closed

    Macleod Recreation and Fitness Centre

    WaterMarc Banyule

    Waste Collections

    • Waste collections will take place as normally scheduled.

  • The Banyule Volunteer Awards recognises and celebrates the vital contribution volunteers make to Banyule community.

    This year marks the 14th year Council has held the Awards event. A total of 49 individuals and groups were nominated for awards this year and they were recognised at a High Tea on Sunday 19 May.

    Banyule Mayor, Cr Wayne Phillips, said that volunteers make a real difference to our community. Much of the work they do goes unseen, but their selfless commitment brings about tremendous benefits to individuals, organisations and the wider community.

    “The desire and willingness of Banyule’s volunteers to do good for others or simply lend a hand is at the heart of building our strong and resilient community.”

    “I thank all volunteers, their contribution to our community makes a world of difference.” Banyule Mayor, Cr Wayne Phillips said.

    The voluntary service performed in Banyule extends across: the arts, education, emergency services, sports, environment, healthcare, community welfare, aged care, disability services, and more.

    This year the theme for National Volunteer Week is ‘Making a World of Difference’. It represents the millions of volunteers who make a profound impact in their communities and on society.

    List of award recipients for 2019



    Highly commended


    Samatar Yusuf

    Llewellyn Perryman



    Catriona Marshall


    Bell Bardia Community Meals Project

    The Patchwork Gallery Quilt Group


    Alice House Home and Garden Care

    Victoria State Emergency Service - Nillumbik Unit


    Heidelberg Historical Society Weekday Volunteers



    Megan Cassidy

    Megan Baulch

    Life Time

    Jan Bryar

    Janelle Jackson


    David Bryar

    Neil Hunt


    Margaret Fleming



    David McKenzie



    Nancy Cornwallis





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

    When Chancez Café opens in Heidelberg on Thursday 2 May, it will be serving up more than lattes and light meals; it will be serving up opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities to gain valuable workplace experience in the hospitality industry.

    The new café is part of Araluen’s hospitality program where up to 15 people will gain food handling, barista and customer service skills at the cafe. The opportunity allows them to make friendships, develop confidence and become more job ready with the aim to be able to work more independently in the future.

    “We’re extremely proud of our partnership with Araluen to create training opportunities at the Chancez Café that build job readiness for people who can experience barriers to employment,” said Banyule Mayor, Cr Wayne Phillips.

    “This initiative plays a vital role in our community; one which not only provides excellent service to coffee enthusiasts but more importantly encourages and enables people with disability to play an active and valuable role in our community.”

    Chancez Café in Possum Hollow, located in the beautiful Warringal Parklands of Heidelberg, will be the fourth café opened by Araluen – an organisation that provides quality of life opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities.



  • The Proposed Budget 2019/20 and Proposed Council Plan 2017-2021 (Year 3) were presented to Council for consideration at its meeting on Monday 8 April 2019.

    A proposed Budget 2019/2020 has been prepared (for the financial year 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020) for the purposes of Section 127 of the Local Government Act 1989.

    A proposed Council Plan 2017-2021 (Year 3) has been prepared for the purposes of Sections 125 and 126 of the Local Government Act 1989. 

    Both documents are available for viewing and inspection at Council’s customer service centres at Greensborough, Rosanna and Ivanhoe, or on Council’s consultation website, Shaping Banyule.

    Making a Submission

    Any person may make a written submission to Council on any proposal contained in the Proposed Budget 2019/20 or in the Proposed Council Plan 2017-2021 (Year 3) under section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989.

    Written submissions to Council must be received by 5pm on Wednesday 8 May 2019.

    Submissions can be made via the submission template available on Council’s consultation website, Shaping Banyule. Hard copy submission templates are also available online or by calling Council.

    Hard copy submissions can be addressed to:

    Banyule City Council 
    PO Box 94 
    Greensborough VIC 3088

    A person making a submission is entitled to request in the submission to appear in person, or to be represented by another person, in support of the submission. If you wish to be heard in support of your submission at the Ordinary Meeting of Council on Monday 20 May 2019, you must indicate this clearly in your submission.

    Council will hold a Council Meeting at 7pm Monday 20 May 2019 to hear and consider submissions on the proposed Budget 2019/2020 and the proposed Council Plan 2017-2021 (Year 3). 

    Council will hold a Council Meeting at 7pm Monday 24 June 2019 to consider adopting the proposed Budget 2019/2020 and the proposed Council Plan 2017-2021 (Year 3).

    Chief Executive Officer

  • 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).

    The Development Site requires a drainage connection to a Council pit situated on Porter Street, Montmorency. Consequently, a drainage easement is required to be created along part of Council Land to benefit the Development Site. The proposed drainage easement measures 1.83m wide and 62.02m in length (113.49m2). The Developer is required to compensate Council for the diminished value of Council Land being $15,888 (plus GST) plus costs.        

    The Proposed Creation of Easement Plan can be viewed under www.banyule.vic.gov.au or during normal business hours at Banyule City Council Service Centre at 1 Flintoff Street, Greensborough.

    A person has a right to make a submission to Council on the proposal in accordance with section 223 of the Act. 

    Written submissions to Council quoting reference number F2019/1235 must be received by 5pm on Wednesday 24 April 2019 and addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Banyule City Council, PO Box 94, Greensborough 3088 or delivered to 1 Flintoff Street, Greensborough.

    Submissions will be considered at the Ordinary Meeting of Council on Monday 20 May 2019 beginning at 7pm at 1 Flintoff Street, Greensborough. Council will consider whether or not to grant an easement at a subsequent meeting.

    If you wish to be heard at the Council meeting in person, or to be represented by a person specified in the submission, you must state this in your written submission.

    If no submissions are received, Council may, at its Ordinary Meeting on 20 May 2019, decide whether or not grant an easement.

    Any person making a written submission under section 223 of the Act is advised that all submissions and personal information in the submission will be managed by Council in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014.

    Further enquiries please contact Gary Mills on 9457 9807.

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  • There are plenty of ways to celebrate Banyule's wonderfully vibrant and diverse community during Cultural Diversity Week. Cultural Diversity Week is held every March with the aim of celebrating and respecting the positive contributions migrants make to our community and society.

    Cultural Diversity Week 2019 Events

  • 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.

    Last year 54 individuals and community groups were nominated for awards.

    Banyule Mayor Cr Wayne Phillips said volunteers are the backbone of our community.

    “Volunteers are making a real difference in this community and the 2019 Banyule Volunteer Awards is a great way to recognise the wonderful work these people are doing.”

    “Much of the volunteering in our community goes unseen, but these volunteers and their tireless and selfless commitment to others are helping so many in our community,” Cr Phillips said.

    Nominations can be made online in three categories:

    • Individual (incorporating Life Time Achievement)
    • Young (aged 12-25 years as at 1 January 2018)
    • Community groups

    Nominations can be made online until midnight Sunday 24 March 2019.


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