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Are you free on October 7th at 2pm to hear about “HYDROPHILIC?

Everyone is invited to a meeting at the Bowls Club, next door to the Golf club, to hear a proposal from Pierre Proske, a local light installation artist, who would like to stage a temporary light event on the water…

Open Day at Flinders Gunnery

The open day at Flinders Gunnery is on the 26 & 27 SEPTEMBER 2017. The Royal Australian Navy’s West Head Gunnery Range at Flinders will host an Open Day for locals and guests on 26 & 27 September 2017
(coinciding with the…

Public Meeting – Sunday 13 August 2017

Flinders Community Association has been actively involved on your behalf, monitoring permit applications, planning scheme changes and making submissions to Council and Government.
The proposed plans to change the Victorian Planning Controls are not seen as desirable by MPS and many,…

Recent changes to the Victorian Planning System

Metropolitan Planning Strategy
The State Government has projected that Melbourne’s population will increase from 4.5 million to 8 million by 2051. “Plan Melbourne”, the metropolitan planning strategy, introduced amendments to the planning scheme, to ensure that housing supply keeps pace with…

FCA News Alert!

Public meeting on drastic changes to planning laws.

How do you feel about high rise apartments along the water?
Trailer parks on the hills?
 
State Government gazetted planning changes affecting the Mornington Peninsula without consultation threaten us with:
 
‘As of right’ shire wide 3…

Flinders and the Peninsula Under Threat?

The FCA committee recently got together for a strategic review on future strategies for Flinders, our way ahead and how we see Flinders in the future. A wide ranging discussion took place generating ideas both real and alarming as we…

Reconciliation Week in Flinders

27 May – 3 June 2017
New Flagpoles for Flinders and a Community Lunch at the Yacht Club

Flinders Flagpole Dedication Ceremony

To mark Reconciliation Week in 2017 the Mornington Peninsula Shire has installed two additional flagpoles at the Flinders Community Hall. The…

Local resident, Victoria Hunt

Victoria Hunt, a local resident sometimes seen scooting around Flinders in a gleaming red and white Mini Cooper. Victoria has an interesting alternative life: she commutes to central western Queensland every second week to work as a truck driver at…

Flinders Classic Mother’s Day Fun Run

Flinders turned on a wonderful day of Autumn sunshine for over 500 walkers on Sunday 14 May 2017. The event, now in its 20th year, raised over $23,000 for breast cancer research with funds still coming in online until the…

LIONS 100th Anniversary

Over a 120 guests and dignitaries attended The Lions Club of Flinders District Inc celebratory dinner held at the Flinders Golf Club on Friday 12th May 2017 to commemorate 100 years since the foundation of Lions International and 48 years…