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The Mirboo North and District Community Foundation aims to encourage and inspire local community groups, professionals and stand out individuals to think outside the box and use their creative spirit to highlight opportunities and solve complex issues within their own community.

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Celebration for Mirboo North’s Girls Own Space initiative.

22 December 2020

South Gippsland Shire brought Girls Owns Space to Mirboo North at the end of last year, running through to March when it was held up by the pandemic. With the design and planning completed in March, the construction phase was then completed in mid-November, when volunteers and participants came together to prepare and oil the reclaimed slabs of Cyprus and lift the slabs into their correct place on the various concrete plinths around the courtyard.

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2020 Community Grant’s Awards Announced

03 December 2020

The Community Foundation announced the recipients of the 9 successful community grants for 2020, which will be distributed to the successful community groups around the local district.

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Community exceeds $1 million fundraising target for Mirboo North Swimming Pool.

08 October 2020

The Friends of the Mirboo North Swimming Pool are delighted to announce that they have now met their fundraising target of $1 million, with the $100,000 Challenge Fund from the Mirboo North & District Community Foundation having been matched in total last month.

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Boo FIIT’s membership rises in 2020.

18 September 2020

Boo FIIT is a fitness timetable providing affordable access to fitness and wellbeing classes within the community, it was originally set up in 2019 and has grown to include many different classes. There are varying fitness levels and sessions were tailored to suit the participant’s abilities.

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Apply for the 2020 Community Grants Program throughout September.

01 September 2020

The Mirboo North and District Community Foundation’s 2020 Community Grants Program is open for applications from September 1-30. These community grants assist community groups with additional capital for major projects, opportunities to learn new skills and accessing resources.

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Community Foundation to build modern medical and allied health facility for Mirboo North and District.

20 August 2020

The Mirboo North & District Community Foundation is proud to announce that it will invest some of its capital to build a modern and spacious medical clinic and allied health facility to ensure that the residents of Mirboo North and surrounds can have continued access to GP bulk billing and health services for decades to come.

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Local student seeks feedback from past ESF recipients

05 August 2020

Local student Jazmin Carroll is seeking feedback from past ESF recipients who would be interested in connecting with each other through a peer network.

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First Tree Bee this year for Landcare

27 June 2020

Mardan Mirboo North Landcare Group Inc. has told us that they conducted their first Tree Bee this year after lockdown restrictions were eased.

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Mirboo North still needs its weekly news fix.

25 June 2020

At a time when we hear a lot about the death of print media, it is also becoming clear that community newspapers like the Mirboo North Times are bucking this trend: they are thriving, providing a voice for their communities and improving engagement and our sense of community belonging.

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Buy a Tile campaign raises $30K for Mirboo North swimming pool.

12 June 2020

The dedicated Friends of the Mirboo North Swimming Pool group have been overwhelmed by the response to their call to “buy a tile” for the redevelopment of the pool.

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Vital Signs

The Mirboo North and District Vital Signs Report illuminates what is going on in our district in a very accessible way, using publicly available and easy to read data as well as personal input from members of our various communities.