Local News and Events

There are many exciting community events happening across Chisholm all year around. If you would like to promote your event on this page please email Julia’s office on julia.banks.mp@aph.gov.au.

Mobile Offices

It’s always great to chat with Chisholm locals about the issues that matter to them. That’s why I love hosting regular mobile offices throughout the electorate.

I will be conducting mobile offices throughout Chisholm on the following dates:

  • May 14th Hamilton Place, Mt Waverley
  • May 17th Forest Hill Chase

Emmaus St. Leo's Ladies High Tea

The Emmaus St. Leo’s Ladies High Tea is back in 2018, bigger and better than ever!

In 2018, the Animals hope to raise $15,000 from the event, with 100% of the funds raised to be donated to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

Attendees will be able to bid on fantastic items through the silent auction or win them via the raffle.

There will be entertainment provided by one of our own in Tom Buick as well as a speech by the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

Attendees will be provided food and unlimited drinks all day, as we aim to help and do our part to fight the insidious disease we call Breast Cancer.

Make your way down to Bennettswood Reserve on Saturday May 12 and make a day of it, with the Animals Women’s team.


St. Benedict's Primary School Twilight Fair

St. Benedict’s Primary School invites you to their Twilight Fair on the 17th of March from 3pm-8pm.

The Twilight Fair is a community driven event featuring delicious street food, rides and kids’ entertainment, cakes & sweets, second hand books, live entertainment and an all-round great atmosphere. 

 All funds raised on the day will directly benefit student learning and activities.  

Chinese New Year 2018

Wishing you a happy, healthy and prosperous new year.

Visit my stall at the 2018 Box Hill Chinese New Year Festival on Saturday 17 February. 

For more information, visit http://www.whitehorse.vic.gov.au/Chinese-New-Year-Festival.html.

Scouts Come and Try Day

Joey Scouts across Chisholm invite you to come and try scouting. Join the Joey Scouts on Saturday 3 February from 10am-2pm and Bunnings Warehouse Notting Hill. 

For more information, click here

Australia Day 2018

In advance of Australia Day, I am hosting two mobile offices in Forest Hill and Mt Waverley on Thursday 25 January. On Australia Day, I will be attending citizenship ceremonies hosted by the City of Monash and the City of Whitehorse. For more local Australia Day events, please visit: https://www.monash.vic.gov.au/Leisure/Upcoming-Events/Australia-Day-2018 and http://www.whitehorse.vic.gov.au/Australia-Day-Concert-and-Fireworks.html

Remembrance Day - 11 November 2017

The following services will be taking place throughout Chisholm.

Box Hill RSL 10:45 at the Box Hill Gardens Cenotaph, Shipley St. Box Hill.

Clayton RSL 10:30 at the Clayton RSL Sub Branch, 171 Carnish Rd, Clayton.

Oakleigh-Carnegie RSL 10:45 at the Cenotaph, Cnr of Drummond St & Atherton Rd, Oakleigh



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