Photographic record by Russ Haines, RDHS, in October 2008.
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Photographic record by Russ Haines, RDHS, in October 2008.
Proposed Improvements to Ringwood Park (Ringwood Lake) dated 14 January 1927, signed Cr McCaskill. Main Road is Whitehorse Road (Maroondah Highway), and Mt Dandenong Road is incorrectly labelled Whitehorse Road. The map shows Rosedale Crescent and Railway Parade, both of which exist in 2024. On the bottom of the map, south of the railway line, showing proposed streets - Graham Road, Anderson Street and Adams Street - in preparation for the sale of the Theo Anderson property. That area is now Bedford Park.
For the district of East Ringwood, Captain S Newley and Lieutenant DE Harrison. Probably arranged through the East Ringwood Progress Association.
East Ringwood Progress Association Community Fair and Junior Art Competition.
East Ringwood Progress Association Community Fair Junior Art Competition results in 1960. Winners were Lyn Gordon, Helen Buchanan, Christine Tripovich and Y Peters.
East Ringwood Progress Association letterhead, showing Mrs H Wiltshire of 102 Railway Avenue, East Ringwood WU 6092 as Hon. Secretary.
Regular and annual minutes of the East Ringwood Progress Association from 2 May 1960 to 20 November 1961. The Nov 1961 meeting discussed the longevity of the Association and formed a sub-Committee to investigate. The Association was having extreme difficulty in attracting members and the valuable work, that it did in the past, had generally been completed, with the Council taking over any outstanding work. The final meeting was convened 20 months later and it was passed that the East Ringwood Progress Association be wound up and disbanded. The accrued funds would given to the East Ringwood Children's Library (see cheque butt) and the other assets to the East Ringwood Community Centre.
Multi-fold pictorial map of towns, railways and main roads east of Port Phillip Bay from Melbourne to Yarra Junction and south to Phillip Island and Wonthaggi, backed by details of main features and points of interest.
Photo-Lithographed by Department of Lands and Survey, Melbourne, 2.8.1929.
A4 size 6-page multi-fold consultants' report outlining Ringwood's central structure plan for the new millennium. Topics: Traffic Circulation and Parking, Regional Retailing Focus, Entertainment Precinct, Office Precinct, Railway Precinct, Residential Conservation Zones, Retail Specialty Core, Commercial Boulevard, Possible Station Street Upgrading. Planning consultants - Wolinski Planners Pty. Ltd., were commissioned by Ministry for Planning and Environment, City of Ringwood and the Ministry of Transport in 1986 to prepare and exhibit the plan for public comment. After consideration of responses, the Working Group will make recommendations to the Council and Ministers subject to hearings of any formal submissions.
Hand written invoice to Mr J. Aird for general merchandise and services to the value of £1.8.0.
Red hard cover reference journal of the Department of Agriculture of Victoria Volume V 1907 published for and on behalf of the Government by direction of the Hon. George Swinburne, M.L.A., Minister for Agriculture.
Hand written invoice for merchandise to the value of £1.19.3. Paid by cheque, July 13, 1920.
Typed invoice to Mr J. Aird for groceries to the value of £2.10.2½
Hand written invoice made out to Mr J.G. Aird for Gargoyle prepared red oil, 24 gallons for £6.4.0. Dated 22nd July 1920.
East Ringwood Progress Association Community Fair Junior Art Competition Saturday 28 November 1959 flyer. Open to all children under 16 years.
9-page booklet celebrating Heathmont's centenary with colour and black & white photographs, poetry and singalong lyrics presented by Heathmont History Group and Heathmont Sing Australia on 26th November, 2023.
Regular and annual minutes of the East Ringwood Progress Association from 26 September 1955 to 12 May 1960
383-page soft cover book of autobiographical recollections
"Embark on an unconventional journey through these memoirs, deliberately crafted for family and friends rather than a formal public unveiling. This is no linear biography but a mosiac of reflections, capturing a lifetime in a unique tapestry of notes and thoughts. Within these pages, certain chapters remain untouched, retraining their raw and unfiltered essence, sprinkled with a touch of vulgarity. Assembled over time, the narrative weaves through earlier writings and recent additions, filling gaps in the story and revealing the unvarnished truth of a life well-lived. - Peter Le Get"
Regular and annual minutes of the East Ringwood Progress Association from 23 July 1951 to 29 August 1955
4-page A4 size colour brochure issued by Thiess John Holland as an information update on progress with tunnel construction works eventually linking the Eastern Freeway with Eastlink and Ringwood By-pass. (On 24 March 2008, Roads Minister Tim Pallas announced that the twin tunnels would be named "Melba" and "Mullum Mullum", the inbound and outbound direction respectively.)
4-page A4 size colour brochure issued by Thiess John Holland as an update of some of the Eastlink milestones reached over the previous three months heading towards scheduled construction completion in 2008.
A4 size information handout provided at RDHS guest speaker presentation "Archaeology in Ringwood" by Wren Lakeman (June 2023), talking about her work assessing archaeological significance of Eastlink Freeway/Tollway construction sites in accordance with Heritage Victoria requirements.
8-page A4 size brochure issued by Road Construction Authority reporting on the proposed Ringwood Bypass. Topics include Community Consultation, Estimated Capital Costs, Traffic Effects, Property Effects, Mullum Mullum Creek, Landscape Development, Pedestrian/Bicycle Access, Noise, Air Quality, Compatability with Ringwood District Centre Development, Vehicle & Traffic Aspects, Lighting, Construction Impacts, Extension to Canterbury Road, Public Transport.
8-page A4 size brochure issued by Road Construction Authority reporting on the proposed extension of the Eastern Freeway between Doncaster and Ringwood. Topics include Community Consultation, Initial Four Lane Development, Estimated Capital Costs, Traffic Effects, Public Transport, Landscape Creek and Visual Aspects, Pedestrian/Bicycle Access, Noise, Air Quality, Lighting, Construction Impacts.
Newspaper clipping from "The Post" 15 -6- 94 P13 - Ringwood Mayor's Column. Cr. Margaret Cheevers
The council was concerned about local government amalgamation.At its last meeting, Ringwood Council resolved to invite representatives from Croydon, Nunawading Knox, and Doncaster and Templestowe to a forum to discuss amalgamations.
Newspaper clipping from "The Mail" 8 -6- 94 P1 - Council fear's it's fighting a losing battle by Christine McTighe
Croydon Council fears it is one step closer to a merger with Ringwood following the release of the Local Government Board's final report on the boundaries of 21 inner metropolitan councils. Croydon Mayor Cr Les Wilmott favors taking over the urban areas of Lilydale, namely Kilsyth, Mooroolbark and Wonga Park. The council fears that the Board has made up its mind to a merger between Croydon and Ringwood, which the councils don't want.
Tri-fold A4 size brochure (6 pages) issued by Road Construction Authority reporting on specialist studies currently being undertaken for the Eastern Corridor Road Development investigations. Topics include Air Quality Study, Landscape and Recreation, Public Transport Study, Bypass Preferred Route, Long Term Access Strategy, Road Design. A government decision on the road development strategy proposal public exhibition commencing in November 1987 for 4 months could be made later in 1988.
Newspaper clipping from "The Post" 4 -5 - 94 NO COUNCIL ELECTIONS
The annual Ringwood Council elections due in August have been deferred until at least March next year because Ringwood is about to be reviewed by the Local Government Board (LGB). The nine Ringwood councillors could be out out of office and replaced by a State Government appointed commissioner as early aas mid September if changes to Ringwood are proposed.
Newspaper clipping from "The Post" 4 -5 - 94 P7 Ringwood Mayor's Column by Cr Margaret Cheevers
The Mayor was happy about the allocation of $20 million for the Ringwood Bypass. Council was successful in is bid to purchase Norwood Primary School land, and various other achievements, including sports.
Newspaper clipping from "The Mail" 18-5-94. Angry traders seek inquiry into project by CHRISTINE McTIGHE
Angry Ringwood traders will this week demand a State Government public inquiry into Ringwood Council's handling of it's $9.9 million Lot 2 development. Civic Place traders claim they have suffered massive losses because of the council's actions.
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