If you've created a piece of community history in Victoria since January 2009, we'd like to hear from you.
The Victorian Government is calling for applications for the Victorian Community History Awards 2010.
A total prize pool of up to $40,000 is available in the following categories:
To enter go to www.vic.gov.au/historyawards
Entries close 5pm Wednesday, 30 June 2010. Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony in Melbourne on Thursday, 19 August 2010.
For further information, entry forms, eligibility and selection criteria visit: www.vic.gov.au/historyawards or phone Information Victoria on 1300 366 356 (local call cost) or TTY 9603 8806.
Better Health Channel, the Victorian Government's award-winning health website, has a great new look and new features to make finding reliable health information easier.
Australia's number one health and medical information website, Better Health Channel offers expert and up-to-date health information on conditions and treatments, healthy living, relationships and family and services and support.
The site has some great new features to encourage you to improve, maintain, motivate and learn more about healthy living:
Visit Better Health Channel for healthier living, online, and subscribe to the BHC newsletter for monthly updates on new features and information.
If you know a senior who has made a difference in their community, nominate them for this year's Victorian Senior of the Year Awards.
Nominations are open until Friday, 23 July 2010.
You can nominate anyone – a family member, friend, colleague, someone from a local club or organisation – if you feel they have shown commitment, energy and passion in supporting your community.
Seniors over 60, who are Australian citizens, reside in Victoria and who have made an exceptional achievement or contribution to the community can be nominated for an award in the following four categories:
To nominate, fill in a simple form available at www.seniors.vic.gov.au or from Seniors Information Victoria (1300 134 090). Forms are also available from local council offices, neighbourhood houses, community centres or State Trustees offices.
For more information on nominating, please visit www.seniors.vic.gov.au or call (03) 9208 3170.
Escape to the Victoria's snow resorts for the 2010 season. Find out about Victoria's seven alpine resorts, and the skiing and snowboarding, toboggan and cross-country trails, snow tubing and family fun on offer. You'll never want to come down.
Visit SkiVic for further information.
European Masters: Städel Museum, 19th–20th Century brings together a remarkable collection of masterpieces from the Städel Museum in Frankfurt, one of the finest collections in Europe. The NGV is truly privileged to host this exhibition, as the Städel have committed only the highlights of its renowned collection of 19th and 20th century European art. Alongside masterpieces by German artists are works by the greatest French, Belgian, Dutch and Swiss masters of the time. Included are iconic Neo-Classical, Realist, Impressionist and Symbolist works, through to breathtaking German Expressionist paintings and sculpture, rarely seen in Australia.
A high point is the presence of no fewer than ten works by Max Beckmann, the quintessential Expressionist artist. This is an unprecedented opportunity to see a spectacular array of the finest European art spanning the dynamic and transformative years of the 19th and 20th century.
The Winter Masterpieces will be opened from 19 June - 10 October 2010. Open daily 10am-5pm. Art after dark - Open until 9pm every Wednesday. Ground Level, NGV International. Admission fees apply.
In 2010 Federation Square gives us another bright reason to rug up and head for the city. Directed by Robyn Archer, The Light in Winter is a light-based festival that brings together artists, designers and communities to explore their ideas of light, enlightenment and hope.
The festival will include thirteen light installations created by Melbourne's multicultural communities as part of the 'Gift of Light' along with a major international commission.
Come in out of the cold and enjoy the heartening glow of The Light in Winter.
The 2009 Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission has finished its hearings into the causes and circumstances of the fires that devastated parts of Victoria in January and February 2009, killing 173 people.
The Commission will now consider its findings and prepare its final report for delivery to the Governor of Victoria, Professor David de Kretser AC, by Saturday, 31 July.
The Final Report will be available online on 31 July 2010 from the 2009 Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission website. If you require a hard-copy, you will be able to pre-order at Victoria Online from 15 June 2010.
Walks of the Shipwreck Coast and Volcano Country
by Martin, Ken @ $24.95
Music Study Design (2011 Edition)
produced by the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority @ $9.90
Campside Cooking (4th Edition)
by Simmons, Jackie @ $19.95
Gold in the Walhalla Region - West Gippsland
by Lloyd, Victoria Brian & Combes, Howard @ $70.00
Staying Safe in the Australian Bush - A Travellers Guide
by Monroe, Andrew @ $19.95
In Our Own Words - Personal Stories of Black Saturday from the Communities of the Kinglake Ranges
produced by the Mountain Monthly Co-Operative Ltd @ $24.95
When the Clock Strikes - Growing up in the Rural Market Town of Dandenong
by Johnson, Jack @ $32.95
Great Desert Tracks - Atlas and Guide (2nd edition)
by Glover, Ian & Zell, Len @ $49.95
Beechworth - Albury - Wangaratta Adventure Map
by Rooftop Mapping @ $10.95
Victorian Budget Papers 2010-2011
produced by the Department of Treasury and Finance @ $90.00
Performance Reporting by Departments
produced by Victorian Auditor-General @ $20.00
Urban Development Program Annual Report 2009
by the Department of Planning and Community Development @ $30.00
|A15.10||Livestock Management Act 2010||$21.50|
|A16.10||Equal Opportunity Act 2010||$5.70|
|A17.10||Trustee Companies Legislation Amendment Act 2010||$3.80|
|S21.10||Electricity Safety (Registration and Licensing) Regulations 2010||$12.20|
|S22.10||Supreme Court (Chapter 1 Amendment No 17) Rules 2010||$3.80|
|S23.10||Supreme Court (Subpoena, Search Order and Freezing Order Amendment) Rules 2010||$5.70|
|S24.10||Supreme Court (Chapter 7 Admiralty) Rules 2010||$3.80|
|S25.10||Magistrates' Court Civil Procedure (Amendment No 1) Rules 2010||$3.80|
|S26.10||Road Safety (Vehicles) Amendment Regulations 2010||$5.70|
|A47.01||Racial and Religious Tolerance Act 2001 Rp 1||$12.20|
|A47.04||Surveying Act 2004 Rp 1||$12.20|
|A84.05||Commissioner for Law Enforcement Data Security Act 2005 Rp 1||$5.70|
|A6191||Administration and Probate Act 1958 Rp 11||$15.75|
|A68.94||Australian Grand Prix Act 1994 Rp 4||$12.20|
|A5.00||First Home Owner Grant Act 2000 Rp 3||$12.20|
|A126.93||Building Act 1993 Rp 8||$34.35|
|A24.06||Education and Training Reform Act 2006 Rp 2||$40.10|
|A6228||Country Fire Authority Act 1958 Rp 13||$21.50|
No reprinted Statutory Rules this month.
Visit the Victorian Legislation and Parliamentary Documents website for a list of all Victorian acts and statutory rules.
Urban Development Program Annual Report 2009
The Urban Development Program Annual Report 2009 provides an updated report of analysis of supply and demand for residential (broadhectare and major redevelopment projects) and industrial land across metropolitan Melbourne and the Geelong Region.
Climate change is happening now and we can all do something about it! Visit Victoria's climate change website for advice on what you can do.
Information Victoria has been busily working on a project to deliver a new look online Victorian Government Contacts & Services Directory. The Contacts & Services Directory (CSD) is a guide to the structure, organisations, key people and services in the Victorian Government. Stay tuned for updates and a sneak peak in the next IV Newsletter.
When you arrive in Foster, you've reached the gateway to Gippsland's spectacular natural attractions. The town is just 30 minutes from Wilsons Promontory National Park and a short drive from other popular destinations including Shallow Inlet, Corner Inlet, Sandy Point and Waratah Bay. Foster is rich in history - originally a gold mining town settled in 1871, mining ceased in the 1930's and it has since acted as the major service centre for Wilsons Promontory. Visit Foster Museum and learn about Foster's gold, forestry, dairying and social history.