Proposal to Name an Unnamed Reserve in Sunbury the ‘Carmel Edmends Reserve'

This reserve is located next to the St Anne’s Primary School, where Mrs Edmends was the inaugural Principal.

The proposal received by Council states that Mrs Edmends opened St Anne’s Primary School as Principal in October 1978, and resigned in 1985 to raise her son. Mrs Edmends resumed at St Anne’s as a teacher in 1989 until leaving for health reasons in 2006. She passed away on 22 January 2007. Mrs Edmends was active in the community, where she was heavily involved in the Bulla Village Netball Club and Sunbury Ladies Netball Association, she was also involved in various youth groups within the Sunbury community and the Parish of Sunbury.

Read the proposal

Council’s reasons for considering this naming proposal are detailed in Council Report GE295 - Proposal to Name Unnamed Reserve in Sunbury the Carmel Edmends Reserve - from the Council meeting of 08 October 2018. You can download the report here or obtain a copy of it from any of Council’s Customer Service Centres located at 1079 Pascoe Vale Road Broadmeadows, 75-95 Central Park Avenue Craigieburn or 36 Macedon Street Sunbury.

Have your say

In accordance with the Naming Rules for Places in Victoria – Statutory Requirements for Naming Roads, Features and Localities – 2016, and Hume City Council’s Place Names Policy, Council is inviting local residents to have their say on this naming proposal.

Any person may make a submission on this naming proposal. Submissions close on Friday 30 November 2018.

Submissions should be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Hume City Council, and be posted to PO Box 119 Dallas 3047, emailed to, or delivered to one of Council’s Customer Service Centres.

This consultation is now closed. 


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Calendar_Icon.png  Closing date: Friday 30 November 2018