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Bentleigh

Double awesome!

Damn! Double the awesomeness, and I missed it. Seems like specifying the suburb name was an afterthought… and I wonder if there was a re-scheduling.

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Bentleigh

New drains

This week’s events in Queensland are a reminder that precautions need to be taken to minimise the possibility and effects of flooding. So it’s good to see around my neck of the woods that the drains are being upgraded. These huge Lego-like pipe sections have appeared in some streets. Presumably they’re big enough to cope  ... [More]

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Bentleigh Politics and activism

Long live the queen

The electorate office of new member for Bentleigh, Elizabeth Miller, has been vandalised. The stencil, which reads “Long live the queen” with an image of Miller, appears to indicate some preparation was involved. Given the “The king is dead, long live the queen”, I can’t work out if this is pro-Miller, or pro-ex-member Hudson, or  ... [More]

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Bentleigh

Christmas bins

I am not totally convinced that this attempt to beautify the street furniture around Bentleigh really works. I mean sure, the benches… but the rubbish bins? I assume this is cheaper/quicker to do than hanging up decorations from the street lights, as has been done in the past. That’s so awkward that one year when  ... [More]

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Bentleigh Politics and activism

Sign of the times

A sign of the times: former Bentleigh MP Rob Hudson’s office, now vacated and up for rent. I wonder if anything gets handed across to the new member Elizabeth Miller’s office? In Federal land, Greens MP for Melbourne Adam Bandt took over former member Lindsay Tanner’s office, but I suspect there was a big clearout  ... [More]

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