Merlynston 3058

Welcome to the Merlynston Sustainability Group’s community website. It’s here you’ll find news about our “little suburb thinking big” – including our Save Progress Hall campaign, our local music festivals and much, much more. We’d love you to get involved and help make our community stronger, more vibrant and more sustainable.

LIKE our Save Merlynston Progress Hall Facebook page!


Currently a small group of people are working away to start a Merlynston Market it is anticipated to be held on the 22 October 2016. It may be big it may be be small is will be a start. or


Moreland council voted 100% to refurbish Merlynston Progress Hall from the budget submissions. Big thank yous to the hundreds of neighbours, friends ,family, Councillors and Moreland council employees who assisted in saving our hall.
Moreland council voted 100% to refurbish Merlynston Progress Hall from the budget submissions.

A big thank you goes to the 2012-2016 Councillors of Moreland Council who voted unanimously to refurbish Merlynston Progress Hall on the 14th June 2016 after eight years of campaigning by the residents of Merlynston. To the residents of Merlynston a big thank you for hanging in there through thick and thin.
Moreland Council to work with Merlynston residents in 2016
If you are part of a group, community, organisation that needs a home you may be interested in the expression of interest. Funding partners to refurbish and operate MERLYNSTON PROGRESS HALL,
1 Novian Street, Merlynston, North Coburg
Moreland City Council seeks partners to invest in the restoration of the Merlynston Progress Hall to enable its return to public use as a vibrant community hub.
For more information contact:
Social Planner, Community Development and Social Policy Unit,
Moreland City Council
Phone: 9240 1136
Go straight to: Supplier portal  – and/or downlaodappilcation: Merlynston Progress Hall-ContractNo- 497EOI-Project Brief -2016

Still no funds for Progress Hall
Send a reply in response to the budget to Moreland City Council on its 2016-2017 budget . Please urge councillors to set aside funding to  restore Progress Hall to the Coburg North community.  Make a submission before 5pm May 26th 2016 ->
Read more at the Progress Hall page.
Read our submission
at the News Blog page.
December 2015: Moreland City councillors have cast their votes on the future of Progress Hall, with a majority agreeing the hall was a valuable community asset to Coburg North.
Read more at the Progress Hall page.

Moreland Council takes  a step in the right direction on hall

March 2015: At the March 11th council meeting we presented a petition with 630 signatories calling for Merlynston’s hall to be refurbished and returned to the community.
Council passed a motion to assess, before next month’s meeting,  what will be required to make the hall “fit for use”.


9 thoughts on “Merlynston 3058”

    1. Thank you Richard if you see anything that needs a tweek or proffer a suggestion please let me know. thanks dont for get to click “follow me” on the news page and you will get automatic updates. cheers fern

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