Port Phillip video shows how to dodge “dooring” danger Half of 179 bike riders questioned on St Kilda Road have dodged near misses there with open car doors over the past two years and almost one in five had been hit by a door, a Port Phillip Council survey has revealed. What's on, My Community, What your council is doing Event SCAN-Sustainability Community Action Network Next meeting: 6:30pm on Wednesday 26 August at Bubup Nairm Family and Children's Centre, 99B Carlisle Street, St Kilda. What's on, My Community, What your council is doing Recycling mattresses to reduce waste A new free mattress recycling drop-off service is available to residents What your council is doing
The Community Bus provides an essential service The City of Port Phillip Community Bus is a much valued free service that has been running for over 40 years, making around 3000 trips per month My Community, What your council is doing Event Elwood Bird Survey with Friends of Elster Creek 8:30 –11:00am on Saturday 8 August at Elster Creek, Elwood. Help Youth Wildlife Ambassador Gio Fitzpatrick count the number and distribution of species. Kids, What's on, My Community TedX St Kilda Watch Jeremy McLeod present an alternative to the Australian housing model that is sustainable, affordable and community-focused. What's on, My Community Event Well Waters Workbees The Well Waters project provides rain tank & raingarden rebates, and community workbees to improve Elster Creek for water, plants, animals and people. What's on, My Community Event Elwood Poetry Prize 5pm on Thursday 20 August at Port Phillip EcoCentre, St Kilda. Elwood Poetry Prize attracts the talent of local poets of all ages. This year's theme is Walk. Kids, What's on, My Community Event Ding! and Dumplings Wellwaters cycle 10am on Saturday 1 August from St Kilda to Carnegie. A group ride from the Port Phillip EcoCentre, following the Elster Creek inland and finishing by celebrating at a dumpling house in Carnegie. What's on, My Community Event Visions of Elwood’s water future Workshop at 4:30pm on Wednesday 22 July at Elwood Community Centre. Help Monash University plan for Elwood's water future. My Community, What your council is doing Event Reserve and Foreshore Planting Days During the winter months, volunteers from Earthcare St Kilda spend a Sunday morning working to remove weeds and replant native species of flora at important heritage sites around the City of Port Phillip. What's on, My Community Event Under the lens at Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary for National Science Week Saturday 15 August to Sunday 23 August at Beaumaris Yacht Club. A series of free presentations and activities covering key aspects of science and research, natural history and management of Rickett's Point Marine Sanctuary and Port Phillip Bay. Kids, What's on, My Community Elwood College students create award winning sustainability app Smog Game is an award winning eco-themed colour matching endless runner for the iPhone and iPad, which shows children the benefit of reducing their 'Smog' carbon footprint. Kids, News, My Community Event Sustainable House Day Sunday 13 September in homes across Australia. Open the door to sustainable living by touring some of Australia's most environmentally progressive homes. What's on, My Community, My House Event Documentary screening: A Modern Build Tasmania 7 - 8:30pm on Friday 14 August at Port Phillip EcoCentre, St Kilda. This documentary captures the build of Asante, a Tasmanian grand design and winner of the “Most energy efficient build 2014” from the Tasmanian Master Builders Association. What's on, My Community, My House, What your council is doing