Moreland transport strategy for the next 10 years is open for discussion, with Council voting this week to release the Draft Moreland Integrated Transport Strategy.  With key focus points being sustainability, liveability and health, at a glance there appears to be a positive  focus on prioritising walking, bike-riding and public transport. The document states that […]

View this newsletter with links and pictures Feature: noise, bands and booze ———————————————————— ** Bridge over untroubled waters ———————————————————— In a great win for the community, Moreland Council has agreed to co-fund a bridge across Merri Creek, along with Darebin Council. In November 2015, residents lodged a petition with 1,374 signatures to Moreland and Darebin […]

Updates on parks, developers, bikes, and democracy View this email with formatting and pictures, in your browser ** East Brunswick Village ———————————————————— Once again, the developers Banco have used VCAT to override Council objections to changed plans for the East Brunswick Village (EBV) – the major project on the old Tontine site, bounded by Nicholson […]

April update: A residents network is supporting this council initiative. You can email them via Brunswick Residents Network (albertstreet2020@gmail.com) and join their e-list, to be notified of consultation meetings, here: http://eepurl.com/dmgBiH Check out the April 2018  Proposed tree location maps and the Selection of trees under consideration. Original post: Council Officer Alex English has called a […]

Go to the formatted version with more pictures and clickable links ………. In this edition: Park funding, over-development, rezoning, bikes, events …….. ** Brunswick Residents Network community meeting – Where’s the park? ———————————————————— Brunswick Residents Network will be holding our next community meeting on Tuesday 19 September, to discuss Council’s proposed Open Space Strategy, “A […]

Go to the formatted version for pictures and neat links. In this edition: Feature on cladding fire in Brunswick; Census stats; lots of Art ** Census snapshots the new Brunswick ———————————————————— The release of 2016 census data by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) provides an interesting snapshot of Brunswick. Compared to the median across […]

Go to the formatted version for links, nice layout and pictures. Feature: Open space – where to spend? Plus: extending the party zone; Park Street mega-tower; bike safety; events, and more   ** Do car stackers stack up? ———————————————————— On 3-4 July, the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) will hear an important appeal over […]