Nillumbik Community Showcase 2024


On the evening of 27th March 2024, 50 Nillumbik community organisations gathered at Eltham Community and Reception Centre to hear 16 of their number give short presentations followed by food and chat. The 16 speakers are listed below, including links to their presentations (as pdf documents) and contact details. This is followed by a list of the other 34 organisations in attendance, including their website details.

The speakers
Email address
Allwood Neighbourhood House Stephanie Dallas Presentation
Diamond Valley Community Support Jeff Hallyburton Presentation
Diamond Valley Lions Club Trevor Kennett Speech notes
Downsizing in Nillumbik Andrew Lemon Speech notes no website no public email address
Eltham Community Action Group Graham Fildes Presentation
Eltham District Historical Society Jim Connor Presentation
Friends of Biodiversity Hohnes Hill Lily Sawyer &
Vicky Shukuroglou
Friends of Eltham Lower Park Henry Haszler Presentation no website
Friends of the Diamond Creek
(Eltham Lower Park)
and The Friends of Edendale
Sue Dyet Speech notes no website
Lions Club of Eltham Peter Talbot Presentation
Nillumbik Climate Action Team Elizabeth Doig &
Mitzi Tuke
Nillumbik U3A Dianne Parslow Presentation
North of the Yarra Quilters Guild Dianne Bannister Presentation no public email address
Rotary Club of Eltham Brenda Ibels Presentation
Saint Margaret’s Anglican Church Yvette Daniel Presentation
Warrandyte Community Association Dick Davies Presentation


Other organisations in attendance
A Fitting Connection
Australian Plants Society Yarra Yarra
Bolton Clarke
Carers Collective
Clean Energy Nillumbik
CopperLine Newspaper
Diamond Creek Men’s Shed
Edible Hub, Hurstbridge
Eltham and District Woodworkers
Eltham Cemetery Group
Eltham Girl Guides
Eltham High School
Eltham Jazz Festival
Friends of Eltham Platypus
Friends of Kangaroo Ground War Memorial Pk
Friends of Mine Road Reserve no website
Friends of Nillumbik
Friends of the Yarra Valley Parklands
Friends of Watery Gully
Greensborough V.I.E.W.
Greensborough Historical Society
Heidelberg Volleyball Club
Hurstbridge Community Shed
Hurstbridge Landcare
Local Food Connect
Nillumbik Living And Learning
Nillumbik Reconciliation Group
OM:NI Men’s Discussion Groups
Order of Australia Association
Thrive Community Garden
Wattle Glen Residents Association no website