Latest News & Activities

In pursuit of the aims and ambitions of the Association we have the following activities currently in preparation and underway:

April 16, 2019

ANZAC Day Dawn Service - Surrey Hills

August 26, 2018

GARDENING BEE at the Salvation Army Hall 26th August 2018.

By Lynette Giddings, Chief Taskmaster.

Thank you to members from SHPA and the Salvation Army Church Chinese Corps for attending the Gardening Day.  Excellent teamwork was shown today (even if I needed to get the...

July 23, 2018

Local resident and Surrey Hills Historical Society member, Sandra Dexter has spent countless hours over the last four years researching the soldiers whose names are recorded on the Honour Roll of The Shrine in the Surrey Gardens. In the course of this she discovered ma...

July 1, 2018

The 2018 Anzac Day service was very well.  It has been estimated that there were at least 1,500 people in attendance. 

Lynette Giddings received some lovely feedback following the service, including the following: 

Thanks to members of the Surrey Hills Progress Asso...

May 31, 2018

The City of Boroondara has developed a Shopping Centre Improvement Plan, which identifies streetscape improvement opportunities at 42 shopping centres across the municipality. 

Council is pleased to advise that Surrey Hills Shopping Centre is the next centre to be consi...

May 20, 2018

A community strengthening grant has been awarded for the completion of the Union Road, Surrey Hills Heritage Project

Union Road Commercial Precinct is of local historical significance. It is a long-standing local commercial/retail shopping area in Surrey Hills. It is im...

May 20, 2018

“The Association strongly supports the Council proposal to site a public toilet in the Union Road Shopping Precinct and that the Council should proceed to fully evaluate all possible sites and to discuss the matter with interested parties. This is a critical piece of c...

May 20, 2018

An application for a planning permit to construct a multistorey mixed use apartment building at 3 Norfolk Road has been lodged with Boroondara Council.

It is a difficult block to develop and includes

  • 5 storey development with setbacks on 4th & 5th storeys and one ret...

May 19, 2018

This is the site between Red Rooster and the new development on the car wash site.

It was advertised by City of Boroondara on 28 May.

It consists of:-

  • 4-storeys at the Red Rooster end stepping up to 5-storeys adjacent to the new development to the west. This is 6 m /...

May 11, 2018

The Boroondara Council is considering the construction of a new rotunda as a replacement of the original rotunda in Surrey Gardens and the Association attended a meeting together with other interested parties, including the Surrey Hills Historical Society and the Surre...

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ANZAC Day Dawn Service

April 16, 2019

GARDENING BEE at the Salvation Army Hall

August 26, 2018

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July 23, 2018

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Mailing address:  C/- 157 Union Road, Surrey Hills Vic 3127


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