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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…

2017 FLINDERS ART SHOW

Queen’s Birthday long weekend in June

The Flinders Art Show, now celebrating 50 years, in an annual fixture in the Peninsula’s calendar. Over the last eight years more than $220,000 has been distributed to local charities and community groups. Funds are…

Flinders Community Association long term strategy

During May, the FCA Committee came together one Saturday afternoon to discuss the group’s long term strategy. The wide ranging discussion canvassed several options and potential priorities. Over the next few months, these will be discussed with the broader membership…

ANZAC Day 2017

Neil Hallam, our FCA President, laid a wreath on behalf of the Association on ANZAC Day 2017 as part of the commemorative ceremony conducted each year to remember those who have served in Australian Defence Forces.

The Flinders ANZAC Day service began…

Cargo Shed – A plea for help

The FDHS is presently planning to develop the old Cargo Shed at the end of the Flinders Pier as a space for a historical display. We have obtained a grant of $7,000 from the Victorian Public Records Office and are…