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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 […]

MITS (10-year transport strategy) consultation open

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 […]

June 2018 newsletter

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 […]

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 […]