A Cat Curfew in Boroondara

By Boroondara

Cats: cute, furry killing machines LWT Boroondara City Council will soon table a petition to consider introducing a cat-curfew. Boroondara hosts a wide variety of animals including birdlife, invertebrates, frogs, possums, bats, turtles and many more[1]. Despite the breadth of scientific data explaining just how devastating cats (domestic and feral)…

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Around the World in 56 days

By Travel
Around the World in 56 Days Carmel McNaught In this piece, I attempt to capture the essence of an amazing, whirlwind, round-the-world, 56-day trip that David and I did from November 2023 to January 2024. We are still processing the kaleidoscope of images, experiences, learnings, connections, memories, and so much...
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Camberwell Music Society

By Music

Camberwell Music Society  The Camberwell Music Society was formed in 1963 to provide the local community with the opportunity to hear quality live music close to home, at a reasonable cost in a friendly atmosphere. The concerts soon became a regular feature of Camberwell’s musical life featuring Melbourne’s leading musicians…

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Surrey Hills Reminiscences

By Neighbourhoods - Melbourne
Eastsider News wants to share the beautifully written and evocative articles that Surrey Hills resident, Gillian Bell has written about her experiences of living in this pleasant suburb with its tree lined streets and its strong community spirit.  Thank you Gillian, for the following articles. Gill and the old Surrey...
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Science is everybody’s business

By Science education

Science is everybody’s Business Are you someone who is curious about the world around you, stands in wonder or bemusement watching and listening to what is happening in nature? Then you have the makings of a scientist, a person who is looking to discover how this beautiful world works. For most…

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Local Heroes

By Boroondara, Doncaster, Local heroes
Local Heroes We all know people who make valuable and substantial contributions to our community.  If you have a story you want to tell about somebody who you think should be recognised, please email us at eastsidernews1@gmail.com. But, don't forget to ask them first - it is important that we...
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