Welcome to this 2019 Winter edition of the Beaconsfield Banner. I hope you enjoy reading the Banner which continues to inform residents on what is happening. The Banner is available on our BPA Website www.beaconsfield.org.au and printed copies are available from a number of local businesses including the Beaconsfield Post Office.
The Beaconsfield Anzac Memorial Service conducted by our Association was held on Sunday 21 April. Despite the date falling during Easter and School Holidays the service went ahead and was well attended. Thanks to everyone involved. See separate article for details.
The Interactive Touchscreen for the Beaconsfield Honour Board and World War 1 Soldiers is complete and operational. The Touchscreen was used after the Anzac Memorial Service and was popular particularly by members of the Luke family. The Touchscreen was also used on Harmony Day held by Beaconsfield Neighbourhood Centre.
In recent years, our Association has advocated for improvements to traffic intersections in Beaconsfield. On behalf of the Commonwealth Government, Jason Wood MP committed $18 million for upgrades to a number of intersections. These include Old Princes Hwy intersections at O’Neil Rd, Beaconsfield Ave/ Glismann Rd. and Brunt/Whiteside Rd. We look forward to these intersections being improved for safety and traffic flow.
The State and Federal Governments are reviewing upgrades to be done to the Beaconsfield Railway Station. This includes Platform Shelters, extra car spaces and possible additional entry/exit point to the platform.
Melbourne Water is undertaking a Dam Safety Upgrade Project for Beaconsfield Reservoir. Meetings and Community Information Sessions have been held with interested groups and residents to discuss options. See separate article for details.
As many Candidates were unavailable, the Meet the Candidates Forum planned to be held on 7 May was cancelled. Our Association will continue to run Forums for Federal, State and Local Government Elections if there is sufficient interest.
Beaconsfield Progress Assoc. Inc. is the voice of the community and is always willing to advocate on township matters to Councils, Government and Government Authorities. Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at the Beaconsfield Community Complex commencing at 7.30pm. Your attendance and input is welcome.
Beaconsfield Progress Association Inc.