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5 years5 yearswonderingwondering posted:
Solar panels

We have been in our house in the Aurora Estate for just on 5 years and are now considering installing solar panels.
Does anyone have solar panels?
Are you happy that…

5 years5 yearswonderingwondering posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

My husband and I worked in the city and lived in Doncaster during the build and went out to check on the progress almost every day. Lots of kilometres racked…

5 years5 yearswonderingwondering posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

I wish you all the best with your build and hope it goes well for you. Our build was 11 1/2 months!

5 years5 yearswonderingwondering posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

I probably don't need to tell you but watch the build often and carefully.

5 years5 yearswonderingwondering posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

Lyndarum and Summerhill would not be out because their carrier would not be Places Victoria.
I have had a conversation with iPrimus and all they can say is that PV is…

6 years6 yearswonderingwondering posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

Internet is back up and running!!! :P
Have you all got connection? How much compensation do you think we should get?
I suggest that you all ring…

6 years6 yearswonderingwondering posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

Hi all with Internet problems
We have had the usual discussions with IP*****. They of course logged it with VU.
I have also rung VU 3 times Wed/Thurs/Fri and got the run…

6 years6 yearswonderingwondering posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

Hello Aurora residents
Is anyone having problems with internet connection? I rang our service provider last night and again tonight and they have no idea how long it will be before…

7 years7 yearswonderingwondering posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

Have been told Aurora Northern Town Centre will have Coles supermarket and it will be completed in 16 months. Can we believe this.

8 years8 yearswonderingwondering posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

Fox in our front yard (Radiance Ave - Aurora estate) 2 morning ago. Looked out the front door and a juvenile fox sauntered down our drive, stopped and looked around.…

8 years8 yearswonderingwondering posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

Not just the nature strip!!!
We are getting fresh excrement every few days on our front lawn and even on the ground cover. I am not impressed. ::angry::

8 years8 yearswonderingwondering posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

Yes, we had problems last year - September. The preparation was atrocious. No/very little garden soil, and only 37 plants. We are on a corner block and so should have…

9 years9 yearswonderingwondering posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

Finally we have got the speeds that we are paying for. It has taken 3 months. iPrimus was great and kept battling for us.

(Faster than 99% of AU)
This has made…

LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria
9 years9 yearswonderingwondering posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

Update on internet woes:
Tech came back today. The battery back up in the comms cabinet died. It was replaced with a new one. The good news is that we do…

9 years9 yearswonderingwondering posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

Sorry no idea why it is down. Had a call from RSP - working on the problem and will let us know in the next few days what the problem…

9 years9 yearswonderingwondering posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

Internet speeds atrocious. With one of new providers. Have had conversations with them for weeks.
Had a tech (sent by developer/internet infrastructure owner?) come out 2 days ago - he…

9 years9 yearswonderingwondering posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

Hi All
Re: Internet speeds
We have suddenly scored 78.41 download speed and 30.55 upload speed. It's amazing what happens if you do query problems. We have had no explanation as to…

9 years9 yearswonderingwondering posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

Hi All
Answers to a few of the questions asked of me.
Boj -
We used speedtest.net. (I shall talk to my "technical expert (son)" about doing a test by timing.)
Router is…

9 years9 yearswonderingwondering posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

Hi All
Re new Internet connection - We are on a 100/40 plan. Our speeds are only around 20 download and low single figures for upload. Ridiculously slow considering what we…

9 years9 yearswonderingwondering posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

Hi Boj
We chose iPRIMUS Intense Fibre Family: up to 100/40Mbps Connection Speed
40GB (20 peak+ 20GB off peak)
When the fibre connection was completed last week they didn't do all the outlets.…

9 years9 yearswonderingwondering posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

Can I ask how fast it is?
Just did a speedtest with Arise and tonight's reading:
Your current bandwidth reading is:
2.28 Mbps
Yes, Oztish
Just did a test using speedtest.net and this is what…

9 years9 yearswonderingwondering posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

Internet/tv connection completed yesterday. No Foxtel through fibre optics as there is no contract with either supplier at this stage.
The lock in the comms box was changed and we…

9 years9 yearswonderingwondering posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

We insisted with our builder (one of the ones no longer in Aurora) that we have a fence on all 3 boundaries. This was drawn on our plans (cross hatched…

9 years9 yearswonderingwondering posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

My guess on why VU haven't made a big deal to say that the new providers are available is that they are already getting allot of calls about new connections…

9 years9 yearswonderingwondering posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

Got an "Interim telecommunication services update" with an accompanying double sided "Fibre to the Home Information Sheet" today in the mail.
Point 5 is interesting.
5. Will I be able to access…

9 years9 yearswonderingwondering posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

I was told a few days ago that someone in Aurora was fined for planting roses in their front garden. Does anyone know if this is true?

9 years9 yearswonderingwondering posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

What do you all think of the cost of the recycled water?

9 years9 yearswonderingwondering posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

Have you been told Arise is a provider? I thought that they had pulled out.

9 years9 yearswonderingwondering posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

What does everyone think of the park with the tennis courts? It is great to see the courts being used as much as it is. During the holidays the courts…

10 years10 yearswonderingwondering posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

Thanks, Acherion. Sorry the images are so large.
30-09-10 Plants put in. Soil is only between 30mm and 50mm. Plants on top of clay with soil mounded up around individual plants.
Landscaper…

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