In April 1964, a local paper “The Good Neighbour” reported: “Swedish-born Ernest Oscar Lundgren, Mayor … of Box Hill, is truly a man of community spirit.” Some years later the Lundgren Chain Reserve was named in his honour.
In 2007 the Whitehorse Open Space Strategy (p.193) noted that “The Lundgren Chain Reserve is the only Neighbourhood park [in the area] and is linear open space which almost connects to Gardiners Creek”. Recommendations were made to complete this link.
The word “almost” used in the above description is very significant, because 11 years later – the park is still incomplete.
WATAG believes the time has come … (click to read the full article)