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April 2018 newsletter

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 […]

Trees for Albert Street!

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 […]

August 2017 Newsletter

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 […]

July 2017 newsletter

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 […]

June 2017 Newsletter

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 […]

May 2017 Newsletter

Read our newsletter online, looking nice, with pictures: http://mailchi.mp/8d185509129a/n9gxzd9ukz This month’s e-news includes: Tree strategy– comment now; Methven Park battle; Feature on consultation; planning rules slashed and fast-tracked; transport updates . . . ** More trees for Brunswick? Have your say! ———————————————————— Moreland Council’s Draft Urban Forest Strategy shows that our trees are vanishing, as […]

March 2017 newsletter

Read this newsletter nicely formatted, with pictures, here: http://eepurl.com/cFyMHv This month’s e-news includes: Meet our Councillors on Tuesday; what planning changes mean for Brunswick; and much more ———————————————————— ** Tuesday: Meet our Councillors ———————————————————— Brunswick Residents Network invites you to an open community meeting with our three Moreland south ward councillors, Samantha Ratnam, Mark Riley […]