Williams Landing Reserve Construction Begins

Construction of a $3.8 million sports pavilion as part of a new sporting hub in Williams Landing has officially begun. Wyndham City Mayor, Cr Peter Maynard, and Minister for Local Government, Marlene Kairouz, kicked off the construction of the Williams Landing Boulevard Reserve pavilion with an official sod turning today. Cr Maynard said he was excited to see the project get underway. “The Williams Landing Boulevard Reserve is a major project that will create a space where this growing community can come together and engage in healthy activities,” Cr Maynard…

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Wyndham Celebrates Midsumma

Wyndham is going all out this year to celebrate Midsumma Festival, with events for the whole family to enjoy. Midsumma Festival, an annual celebration of queer, intersex, transsexual, transgender, bisexual, lesbian and gay culture, will be held throughout January and February. Wyndham City will be hosting three events as part of the Melbourne-wide festival. Wyndham City Mayor, Cr Peter Maynard, said the events would show how inclusive the Wyndham community is. “Wyndham will play host to three events that will act as a testament to our commitment to diversity,” Cr…

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Boost women in sport

Women in sport

While the AFL Women’s league has been a soaring success, just 0.2 per cent of people who play football in the West are women. This low level of participation can be seen across almost every sport and can have a ripple effect in the community, leading to social exclusion and poor health. Wyndham City has partnered with six other Councils and Women’s Health West to boost women’s participation in sport and recreation in Melbourne’s West. Wyndham City’s Sports Development Portfolio Holder, Cr Peter Maynard, said Wyndham City was leading the…

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