Archive for the ‘Mernda’ Category

Mernda Rail Extension Community Information Session

I dropped into the Mernda Rail Community Information Session late this morning after my daughters swimming lesson and caught the last 20-30 minutes.

Mernda South Primary School

Victorian State election is later this year and after 3 years of “austerity” measures the war chest of cash is finally beginning to flow in a pre election splurge and with the budget tomorrow it will be interesting to see what other projects and services will be commissioned. One project that was announced last week […]

Review: The Bridge Inn (Mernda Pub)

The in-laws are down from QLD and we thought we would take them out for dinner. A couple of months ago The Bridge Inn, formerly known as the Mernda Pub, opened after it’s multi million dollar redevelopment and we thought this would be a good opportunity to test it out. We had tried to book […]

Public Transport… Build it and they will come, quickly!

Induced traffic… essentially the old adage “build it and they will come”. This has never been truer for the recently opened South Morang station and it highlights how desperately needed the extension of the railway line to Mernda is along with improved bus services to the wider area.

NBN Roll Out Frustration

The fibre to the premise (FTTP) version of the NBN is by far the best and the most “future proofed” version that is being proposed by the two Australian political parties. But the roll out is not only frustrating me but in at least one instance it just appears illogical.

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