“Walking in Brunswick: How to make walking in Brunswick safer and more enjoyable” is our October 2021 report analysing a survey of 922 Brunswick residents. We asked them when, where and why they walked, what would make them walk more, and what places they avoided or found dangerous. Their comments were insightful, and sometimes surprising. […]

This month’s newsletter includes a feature on why we should ditch Moreland’s planning scorecard; reminder for tomorrow’s Walking in Brunswick report launch; news on cats, Covid, churches, and much more. Read on, or check the online fully formatted version.       Feature: ‘Ditch the Scorecard’; Tuesday “Walking in Brunswick” launch; colourful cycling history; cats, […]

Walking in Brunswick: How to make walking in Brunswick safer and more enjoyable This year, Brunswick Residents Network volunteers conducted a major survey of local residents about walking in Brunswick. We are launching our report by Zoom at 7.30pm on Tuesday 5 October, with a famous walker as our special guest, and comments from walking experts  A […]

Infrastructure Victoria report, Moreland Council talks Garbage, community initiatives for hard times and new tall towers on the way… Read on or read here for better formatting View this email in your browser Brunswick Residents Network Newsletter, August 2021 *|MC:TOC|* <!– –> Breakthrough in transport mode shift Can’t afford a car? Worried about catching a virus on […]

Welcome to our July 2021 newsletter. Our special feature is a short history of Sydney Road cinemas. Plus we’ve got our regular round-up of planning horrors; some NAIDOC week culture; at least one joke, plus traffic and transport news (especially for tram travellers and bike riders), and some news on local democracy.  Scroll down, or […]

Welcome to our May 2021 newsletter, with in-depth articles on housing trends and financing, Council budget, saving our streets from dangerous traffic, and lots more local news ranging from green spaces to garbage. Scroll down (sorry if the layout is a bit clunky) or read here on Mailchimp for a smoother experience. Feature: Border closures […]

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Welcome to our April 2021 newsletter. Scroll down to read, or read it on Mailchimp for nicest formatting. Feature: Police raid on Councillor highlights accountability concerns. Plus planning, culture, parks, walking, and big ideas A big welcome to all our new readers! And remember, we love to hear your feedback. Walking: final call for survey We’ve […]

Lots of local news: links to our Walking Survey, a special feature on transport ideas; planning updates, cultural happenings, Council consultations, the Lomond controversy . . . and much more. Scroll down to read in slightly clunky format, or read here with tidy formatting. What would help you walk more often? Have your say in our […]

Welcome to our end-of-year newsletter. Read on for our clunky cut-and-paste-from Mailchimp version, or read with nicer formatting here.         End-of-year special – COVID hasn’t slowed building applications – planning change allows residents to be bypassed – lots of community consultations – plus art and video links for some Christmas cheer!  View […]