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New sustainable living website

Council has launched it's new sustainable living website, Living for our Future in Boroondara.

Visit this one-stop-shop for everything you need to know about sustainable living, events, projects, services, rebates and assistance in Boroondara.

New energy advice service

Council are proud to partner with Positive Charge to offer expert advice on energy saving around the home.

Visit the Positive Charge website for factsheets and resources or phone 9385 8555 for personal advice.


Maranoa goes WILD on World Parks Day

Celebrate World Parks Day with the family at Maranoa Gardens. Be mesmerised and charmed by the Orbweavers with their beautiful music and songs evocative of Merri Creek and the natural environment.

Kids, be entertained by The Connies. Become absorbed by their stories about local wildlife and collect their beautiful nature themed swap cards.

When: 12pm, Saturday 20 September

Where: Maranoa Gardens, Parring Road, Balwyn

Food will be available at the event

Bookings not required

For more information call the Parks and Gardens team on 9278 4595.


Sustainable gardening

Our expert presenter will discuss how to have a healthy and thriving garden to meet individual needs.

Covering topics such as integrated pest management, plant choice and position you will need to book in quickly as this is one of our most popular workshops.

When: 7pm to 9pm, Wednesday 8 October

Book now for the sustainable gardening event 


Maranoa goes WILD with Avatar in the Gardens 

Kick back with friends and family for a relaxing and fun evening. Experience Twilight at Maranoa Gardens with this special open air cinema screening of Avatar. Bring a picnic dinner, something to sit on and immerse yourself in this unique experience.

When: 6pm onwards, Saturday 18 October

Where: Maranoa Gardens, Parring Road, Balwyn

BYO picnic dinner, blanket, chairs

Screening begins at dusk

Bookings not required

For more information call the Parks and Gardens team on 9278 4595


Water wise gardening

This workshop covers a range of water saving options for your yard, without sacrificing your garden.

Touching on range of solutions from quick and easy to longer term, no matter what size your backyard this workshop could be invaluable in the lead up to summer. 

When: 1pm to 3pm, Saturday 8 November       

Book now Maranoa goes wild 2014