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July 2019 newsletter

Our July special feature details research into the failure of building construction quality controls; plus lots of news on planning and developments, traffic and transport issues, compost, trees, and events celebrating culture, history and even a footy song for Naidoc week. Scroll down for more, or read it here for much nicer formatting. Sign up […]

June 2019 newsletter

Click here to read our June newsletter properly formatted, or scroll down to read the version cut-and-pasted here, which is a bit clunky. Our June issue investigates empty shops in new developments, and also looks into poor consultation over Skyrail, planning updates, proposed John Street closure, industrial relations, culture and even more!       […]

April 2019 Newsletter

Our April Newsletter includes a special feature on Moreland’s 10-year transport strategy, reflections on developer greenwash, more bad planning decisions, and our usual round-up of community and cultural events. We recommend you read it online here for better formatting – or scroll down for a clunky cut-and-paste from Mailchimp. Sign up to get our newsletter (usually […]

March 2019 Newsletter

Is Moreland’s Design Excellence score-card an incentive for better design, or a short-cut for developers? Where to find a community garden. Lots of news on trams, trains and pedestrians. And more. Read our newsletter, properly formatted, by following the pink link. Or scroll down for the inelegant cut-and-pasted version.  https://mailchi.mp/c92309139fb5/n9gxzd9ukz-2901361           […]

December 2018 newsletter

Here’s our December e-news – apologies for delay in posting here (it was emailed a couple of weeks ago) but the items are all still current and will provide some holiday reading! View with more elegant formatting here: https://mailchi.mp/51498342a4af/n9gxzd9ukz-2851173   Feature: East Brunswick Village     View this email in your browser       […]

Submission to Council’s Transport Strategy

We’ve just submitted a detailed response to Moreland Council’s new Integrated Transport Strategy (MITS). If you would like to make your own submission, you have until Friday 31 August. See details at the Council website. Read the BRN response Pictured: Rat-runners race down Nash Street into Victoria, at 5pm.

August 2018 News

Go to fully formatted version with pictures, links and jokes. Apologies for our delay in posting newsletter here ** Mirabella, major projects, & VCAT rulings ———————————————————— If you’ve driven north along Lygon Street, Brunswick, you can’t miss the Mirabella showroom just before Glenlyon Road, full of chandeliers, bold and brassy beds and furniture. Now Mirabella […]