If you find a snake on your property:

  • Watch it from a safe distance and do not touch the snake
  • Safely remove any people or pets from the area where the snake is
  • If the snake is visible, a qualified professional snake catcher engaged by Wyndham City can attend and remove the snake from the residential property. This service can be accessed by phoning 9742 0777 during business hours.

Wyndham City will not send a snake catcher in the following circumstances if:

  • The premises is industrial or commercial
  • The location of the snake is unknown
  • The snake was last sighted 30 minutes before the call
  • The property is unattended
  • The call is for a property where the resident/occupier is not at home
  • The snake is in open public space e.g. along the Werribee River and there is no immediate threat to the community

 

In Wyndham the commonly found snakes are the Tiger Snake, the Eastern Brown Snake and the Little Whip Snake. The Tiger Snake is the most common snake in suburban areas, especially near water and more vegetated areas such as creeks, wetlands and native bush land..

All snakes are protected by law and you could face infringements or prosecution if you harm or kill a protected species.

Remember, most people are bitten when attempting to handle the snakes themselves!

If you have been bitten by a snake, seek immediate medical assistance.  Phone 000 for an ambulance and advice on what first aid can be applied.

For any further information please visit the Wyndham Council Website.

Club Alamanda Employment Opportunity - Casual Vacancy

Alamanda Estate is looking for a highly motivated person with excellent customer service skills to provide support and administration to the existing team as a Casual Estate Assistant. The estate comprises 1500 homes and a club with gymnasium, outdoor heated pool, tennis courts and function facility. The role is a casual position, with a set roster, available for an immediate start.

 

Log a Maintenance Request to Club Alamanda

The club now has a maintenance portal to allow members to report issues with equipment or the facilities within Club Alamanda.  Click here to access the portal

The portal will open an online request form where you can put details of the issue or fault so that staff can then action.  Fill in your information, a description of the issue and complete the captcha code at the base.  Lastly click the OK button to submit the request.

 

Fishing in the Wetlands

Many people have asked regarding people fishing in the wetlands.  This question was posed to council and their response can be seen below:

Thank you for contacting us regarding this issue. We have received other complaints regarding this issue in other wetlands as well.

It is not illegal to fish in wetlands according to state legislation as long as the fisher is in possession of a fishing licence and is doing so in the correct manner. If you suspect that someone is fishing illegally, you can report it to Fisheries Victoria: http://agriculture.vic.gov.au/fisheries/enforcement/13fish-intelligence-reporting-line  

Nature Strip Landscaping

It is a requirement of the Owners Corporation that all owners landscape their nature strips.

Many people ask what is deemed landscaped.  Wyndham City Council have guidelines as to what treatments and standards can be used to landscape a nature strip.

When choosing a landscaping method for your nature strips please refer to the council document that can be downloaded by clicking here

Property maintenance in the Estate

To all residents,

We are writing to advise you that the Owners Corporation undertake property inspections and issue non-compliance notices to properties that are in breach of the Owners Corporation Rules. Every lot owner in the Alamanda Estate is a member of the Owners Corporation and every occupier of a lot is bound to comply with the rules and guidelines.  The Owners Corporation is guided by Registered Rules, Alamanda Estate Design Guidelines and Owners Corporations Act 2006 (“Act”). 

 

Each owner and/or their tenants are required to abide by these Rules, Guidelines and “Act”.

 

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