A community initiative to spread kindness and network with locals to offer support during the pandemic and beyond
Connecting Maroondah aims to:
Do you live work or play in Maroondah?
Connecting Maroondah Podcast
A podcast to connect people in Maroondah, highlight important and interesting local news, fun facts, special offers and events, including the October 2020 Council Elections.
We cover local initiatives, well-being, sustainability in Maroondah and more.
Meet our hosts
Jess has lived in Maroondah for over 30 years. She is an avid sustainability advocate, co-ordinates locally grown fruit and vege boxes for the Eastern Region Food Co-Operative, and works as a teacher in Maroondah.
Chris has lived in Ringwood for 10 years and is a member of Transition Towns Maroondah. He is a professional writer, novelist and blogger.
Jess has family history in Maroondah and has lived here 14 years. She supports sustainability initiatives in Maroondah with kinder and school committees, playgroups, community groups, business and local Council.
Regular episodes with local events and news
Want to be a guest
Meet prospective Councillors for Maroondah’s local elections
Learn their values, views and what they represent.
Episode 1 - Connecting Maroondah
Episode 0 - Welcome
#2 Connecting Maroondah
In this episode of Connecting Maroondah, Chris is on his own, while Jess Ness interviews McAlpin Ward candidate Suzy Stojanovic.
#1 Connecting Maroondah
In the first episode of Connecting Maroondah, host Jess Egobi and Chris Rosser talk about what's on in Maroondah, including the upcoming 2020 Council Elections. Co-Host Jess Ness interviews Donna MacKinnon, candidate for the newly created Wonga Ward.Links mentioned in...
Maroondah Election Candidates
We here at Connecting Maroondah, in collaboration with Transition Towns Maroondah (TTM) have noted an increase of interest in local council matters and the upcoming elections. Sharing information provided by prospective Councillors seeking our votes is important...