Gotta Luv Pets is turning 2!

Join them on Saturday 9th July to celebrate with appearances from ‘Doza’ and ‘Quest’, the Kong dogs full of tricks!

There will also be birthday cake, loads of specials and a free treat for your pet!

Final Birthday Sign

Footy Fever at Arena – FREE School Holiday Fun
Come down and test your footy skills with inflatable footy activities brought to you by AFL South East.

Monday 4th July
9.30am – 11.00am
For ages: 6-11


Wear your team’s jersey, post a picture of your great footy skills on Facebook and tag Arena Shopping Centre to go in the draw to win a prize pack!

There will also be great giveaways on the day.

Make your mark as Officer’s rising footy star.


 Delicious Hot Roast Rolls 



If your heading to Arena for the Free Beanie making or Footy Fever tackle machine these school holidays your in for a treat!

Carv’n It Up will have hot beef, pork and lamb roll samples for you to try – yum!

Subway now open at Arena!


Subway has recently opened joining Arena’s takeaway restaurants including McDonalds, Big Al’s Pizza, and Carv’n It Up to name a few.

The long awaited sandwich franchise is sure to be a favourite with locals wanting a healthy option for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Pick up a fresh sandwich or wrap and indulge in a famous Subway cookie, perfect for lunch with friends or a meal on the go.

Colleen, the store manager said “The team at Subway Arena Officer are excited to be working at the new store and are very much looking forward to meeting all the lcoals! Come down and say hi to the team!”

To celebrate the opening Subway have a Colour contest for June & July, join in the fun and get colouring.



School holiday fun at Arena! 

Beanie Making
The school holidays are just around the corner so bring the kids down for FREE beanie making workshops to keep you warm in winter!

Wednesday 29th June
11.00am – 1.00pm

Footy Fever
Come down and test your footy skills with inflatable footy activities brought to you by AFL South East. Make your mark as Officer’s rising footy star.

Monday 4th July
9.30am – 11.00 am
For ages: 6-11

Prize packs up for grabs!


Free beanie making at Arena 

We have a treat for all the young fashion designers out there! The school holidays are just around the corner so bring the kids down for a day of FREE Arts and Craft on Wednesday 29th June. We will be making something that keeps your head warm in winter…

Wednesday 29th June

11.00am – 1.00pm


Gotta Luv Pets!

Don’t miss out on a special in store appearance this Saturday from ‘Doza’ and ‘Quest’, demonstrating their amazing skills with Kong Products!

Saturday 9th April

9.30am – 3pm

Doza and Quest

Arena Noodles!

Hungry? Head down to Arena Noodles for traditional Asian cuisine and take advantage of their drinks specials!

  • Free 1.25L Coke with any purchase of $40 or more
  • $1 can of Coke with any main cours
  • $2.50 600ml Coke with any main course


Free kids Jungle Crafts!

Bring the kids down to Arena and get creative with our FREE kids Jungle Crafts these school holidays!

Wednesday 6th & Thursday 7th April

12pm – 2pm

Enter our competition!

For your chance to win a $50 Arena voucher, simply take a photo of your kids at the Jungle Craft station and upload it to our Facebook page!

Click here for terms & conditions.


The Easter Bunny is hopping his way to Arena…

Bring the kids down on Saturday 26th March to meet our furry friend, who will be roaming around the centre from 1pm – 3pm handing out Easter eggs.

Don’t miss your chance to meet him, take a photo and enjoy some yummy chocolate eggs before your big hunt on Sunday.

While you’re there you can pick up all your Easter treats from our specialty stores including Easter eggs and freshly baked hot cross buns!

Happy Easter from Arena!



Founders of Gotta Luv Pets JoAnne and Mark Tymms are on a mission, that mission is to save pet owners from the numerous amounts of chain pet stores that are popping up all over the country.

Jo, who has over 30 years’ experience as a veterinary nurse, says the store offers a wide range of products, from the essentials, toys, treats and everything in between.

“We started this business not only to provide service to local pet owners, but also because WE LOVE animals of all types ourselves! I have always had a passion for caring for animals and my long career in vet nursing has taught me a great deal about caring for these beautiful creatures, and how to keep them happy and most importantly, healthy. Gotta Luv Pets puts all of my experience and passion to great use. We strive to make a difference in the lives of all pets and their owners”.

So, if you want one on one advice, product information, affordability and service that is second to none, then come down and see Jo and the team at Gotta Luv pets. For opening times and more click here.

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Santa is coming to Arena Shopping Centre!

This is a Christmas tradition that most of us love! The excitement of getting family and friends together for that yearly Christmas photo! This year at Arena Shopping Centre you can take a FREE photo with Santa and meet the jolly man in red himself. Bring your own phone or camera and have Santa’s Elf take your photo.

For more information and Santa dates please click here   

Greenview Accounting Group …


Merry Christmas and a Happy 2016 from everyone at Greenview Accounting Group.

Greenview will be closed from Wednesday 23rd December to Monday 4th January. 

Merry Christmas from Opal Hair…

Merry Christmas Cover Photos 2015 For Facebook Twitter

Prue and the girls from Opal Hair would like to wish all their customers a very Merry Christmas and a happy and safe New Year!

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Choose from a wide selection of handmade wedding cakes baked using the freshest ingredients, creating a delicious work of art.

For  more information call  5941 7601


Plus Fitness

Why wait until New Year’s Day to start a resolution? Join Plus Fitness now and pay nothing until 2016. Call them now on 5940 8537

Arena Shopping Centre is getting into the spirit of the Spring Racing Carnival and inviting the women of Cardinia to a night of mocktails, nibbles, music, exclusive offers, prizes and more…

With special guest milliner, Peter Jago giving you the hot tips on how to look your best for race day, it’s a great excuse to gather the girls and frock up for this ‘one night only’ event on Thursday 22nd October from 6pm – 8pm.

There are two best dressed awards to be won on the night with prizes valued up to $200!

Taste Design will have their spring racing collection on the runway giving you creative ideas of what to wear this year and Prue from Opal Hair will be showcasing her suggested looks for this season.

Stores will be open late on the night, some with amazing discounts and specials offers available for you to enjoy. This is an event not to be missed, so grab the girls, leave the kids at home with dad and enjoy a night of fun and live entertainment.


Ferguson Plarre is now open from 7am weekdays!

Ferguson Plarre now open from 7am! Drop past to choose from a delicious selection of cakes and pastries to complement your morning coffee.



Greenview Accounting Group is wishing you a happy new financial year…Luckily this one doesn’t come with a hangover!

At Greenview Accounting Group their focus is building relationships with you, to help achieve long term success and financial independence, enabling you to live your dreams. Specialising in small to medium business, Greenview Accounting Group can advise on structures at start up, reporting, managing taxation requirements, business growth strategies, succession planning and retirement.

Their expertise will guide you down the right path. Call them on 03 5629 6133 for all your financial needs.

Click here to view store details.

Meet the team 

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Jason is the Senior Accountant that has returned home to Greenview after pursuing other interests.  Having been a business owner himself, Jason is very understanding of the day to day problems that can occur with running a business. He is also our resident go to man for Self-Managed Super Funds, although his expertise does not end there and expands over all facets of taxation. Give Greenview a call today to make an appointment with Jason for your taxation needs. (03) 5629 6133.

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Sue is Greenview’s import from England that has adopted our Aussie ways and has taken on the role of BAS Queen. She is on top of everyone’s Quarterly and Monthly Business Activity Statements and is the go to Lady for all your bookkeeping queries. Sue’s knowledge and experience does not end at BAS’s as she also assists clients with taxation and is available to do so at both the Officer and Bunyip Offices.  If you would like to book and appointment with the BAS Queen Sue, give the office a call on (03) 5629 6133.

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Jon-Paul is Greenview’s fun loving and extremely chatty Individual Tax Specialist. He is very enthusiastic about all things farming and is very knowledgeable about what you can and cannot claim.  Jon-Paul is also Greenview’s modern day Robin Hood, asking all the hard hitting questions to get you as many deductions as possible. If you would like to make an appointment with Jon-Paul, give the office a call on (03) 5629 6133.

19th June – Gotta Luv Pet’s Tips for Keeping Pets Warm this Winter 

With years of experience, Jo from Gotta Luv pets has put together a simple guide to help you keep your pets comfortable and warm this winter.

“Now the cold weather has arrived your pets feel the cold exactly like we do so, its important that we make sure we have prepared and have things to keep the fur babies warm, happy and safe,” Gotta Luv Pets owner Jo advises.

Click here to read the full article.


5th March – Gotta Luv Pets New Website Launch

The founders of Gotta Luv Pets, JoAnne & Mark Tymms are on a mission to save pet owners from the impersonal mega chain pet stores; with the launch of The The store has an approach of providing products you need at prices you can afford. We can match prices but no-one will match our service. 

JoAnne, who has over 30 years experience as a veterinary nurse, says the store offers a wide range from the bare essentials to toys and treats and everything in between. “We focus on giving the information and advice you can use to take better care of your animal friends. We offer a personal approach that the big chain stores just can’t match. I’ve been blessed with the ability to communicate with animals, serving as an interpreter, to help people understand why animals do what they do.” Says Jo.

“The opportunity to connect with and enrich the pet-owning community is a dream come true for me,” explains JoAnne. “We started this business not only to provide service to local pet owners, but also because WE LOVE animals of all types ourselves! I have always had a passion for caring for animals and having my long career in vet nursing has taught me a great deal about caring for these beautiful creatures and how to keep them happy and most importantly, healthy.

Gotta Luv Pets puts all of my experience and passion to great use and we are very happy to have our new website. We source only the very best products for our pet friends.”

Product categories at Gotta Luv Pets include; but are not limited to:

  • Collars/Leashes
  • Apparel
  • Food/Treats
  • Health and Wellness
  • Toys
  • Bedding

New inventory is added to the store on a regular basis. As part of its mission, Gotta Luv Pets strives to make a difference in the lives of all pets and their humans. Each month, the online storefront will feature special offers where shoppers can enjoy discounts on a variety of products.

Jo added, “at the end of the day, Gotta Luv Pets is more than a business.” She believes strongly in being an integral part of the local community and loves for people to bring their pets into the store to meet Jo and her team.

“It’s about adding to the quality of life of pets and their owners. It’s also about helping local people feel they have a go-to person and trusted pet product supplier and our new website is helping achieve just that.

5th March – Arena Cafe Host Richmond Football Club’s Lunch

On Tuesday Arena Cafe were proud to host both Parklea and The Richmond Football Club for lunch. Manager Alex Johnston was able to show off what a delicious array of food Arena Cafe has to offer to. As players such as Brett Delidio, Chris Newman and Ivan Soldo ate lunch the Gazette snuck in to take a few snaps which you can view the story below.

Parklea RFC lunch at Arena

6th December – Santa’s coming to Arena! 

Hopefully you have been good this year as Santa Claus is heading to Arena this Christmas!

For a gold coin donation you and your family will be able to have a photo with Santa, all donations provided to Windermere Child and Family Services.

Visiting Times: 

Saturday 6th December 12-3pm

Saturday 13th December 12-3pm

Saturday 20th December 12-3pm

Photos are posted on the Arena Facebook page and individually emailed to each guest.


31st October – Arena’s Spooktacular Halloween Party

Come join us at Arena’s Spooktacular Halloween Party on Friday 31st October, straight after school 4pm – 6pm. This family friendly event invites you to enjoy a FREE and a little bit frightening arts and craft class, face painting, games and much more. Come in your favourite costume, trick or treat around the centre and enjoy some massive giveaways in store.

Parents can sit back with a coffee at Arena Cafe or head to Ferguson Plarre for some Halloween inspired cupcakes and enjoy watching the kids have the night of their life. An event for the whole family!

When: Friday 31st October 2014

Time: 4pm -6pm


Arena’s 1st Birthday Event
To celebrate Arena’s 1st birthday we held an extraordinary birthday party and invited the whole community! The day was filled with massive store discounts, guest appearance from Dancing Queens, face painting, jumping castle and goodie bags. Plus a special visit from some AFL Richmond Football Players! It was a fun filled day for the whole family. 

When: Sunday 10th August 2014

Time: 11am – 2pm

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