Historical information

The Caulfield Contact was the official newspaper of the City of Caulfield from 1976-1994. The City of Caulfield was the Municipal Council for an area of the South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne, including Brighton East, Carnegie, Caulfield, Elsternwick, Gardenvale, Glen Huntly, McKinnon, Murrumbeena, Ormond and St Kilda East. Following Amalgamation of City of Caulfield and parts of the City of Moorabbin in 1994, the Caulfield Contact was followed by the Glen Eira News.

Contains References to the following
Freedom of Entry to 3rd ordinance of the RAAOC,
visit by Sir Zelman Cowen,
Return to Rosstown,
A 'spacy new home' (nursery at Caulfield Park),
Profile on Gus Theobold,
Meals on Wheels
Aviary completed Caulfield Park. Profile resident Gus Theobold. Cr Irene Capek win Herald Australia Day essay prize. Caulfields Meals on Wheels set Victorian record. Historical feature Return to Rosstown. New ambulance station Glenhuntly and Clarinda roads opens.

Volume 4 Number 5 Date 03 August 1978
Features Where and How to Vote in council election. Cr Irene Capek retires from council. Profiles election candidates.

Image: Image Cr Irene Capek. Images of election candidates.

Volume 5 Number 1 Date 14 September 1978

Freedom of Entry to 3rd ordinance of the RAAOC, visit by Sir Zelman Cowen,
Subjects from Carol: GG Sir Zelman Cowen and Lady Cowen offical visit. Off street carpark project underway Pyne St and Hawthorn Rd. City Manager Graeme Caldwell submits plans for Townhall renovations. Action plan for development of Elsternwich Shopping precint to be developed. Freedom of Entry ceremony. Profile Rosemary Keppel. Booran Motors Glenhuntly donate dual control Holden Gemini to Caulfield Tech school pre-driver education program. council election results. Comments from elected Crs Jack Campell, Bob Baxter, Dorothy Ford, Brian Rudzki. Promotion of Caulfield Institute of Technology and TAFE.

Image: Image Sir Zelman Cowen, Lady Cowen. Images Freedom of Entry ceremony and citizens attending. Image Rosemary Keppel. Cartoon pre-driver education program. Image Mayor Cr Geoff Patience in robes.

Volume 5 Number 2 Date 26 October 1978
Rate rise 5.73% announced. Readership of Caulfield Contact surveyed. Caulfield ranger Reg Dixon and members of works dept rescue duck family from drain and reinstate them to Caulfield Racecourse dam. Profile resident and teacher Claire Manning.

Image: Image of Reg Dixon and the rescued ducks. Image Claire Manning and students at Waverley Private school.