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Brunswick Residents News, July 2021

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 […]

Brunswick Residents News, May 2021

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 […]

Brunswick Residents News, April 2021 – Link

Apologies, the correct link to read the newsletter on Mailchimp with nicer formatting, is here: https://mailchi.mp/723eb625ef0f/brunswickresidentsnews-april-2021

Brunswick Residents News, April 2021

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 […]

Brunswick Residents News, February 2021

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 […]

Brunswick Residents Newsletter, December 2020

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 […]

Brunswick Residents Newsletter, November 2020

Welcome to our latest newsletter, with a special feature on political skulduggery and its implications, plus lots of updates on planning issues, traffic woes, local culture, and of course the Council election results. Read here (cut and paste from Mailchimp), or read here for nicer formatting. Election results under a cloud; Bunnings goes to VCAT; […]

Brunswick Residents Newsletter, October 2020

Welcome to our monthly newsletter, a briefer-than-usual Council Election special, but still with local news on traffic and transport, planning and entertainment. Scroll down for the cut-and-paste version, or view on Mailchimp for more elegant formatting. Welcome to this briefer-than-usual edition. We’re in caretaker mode, but bring you all the pre-election news. Today’s Covid numbers: One […]

Candidates’ walking policies

Moreland Council 2020 election candidates set out strategies for making walking safer Thanks to all the would-be councillors who responded to our survey on policies to make walking safer in our suburbs. The walking survey is a joint project of Brunswick Residents Network and Walk on Moreland. Fourteen (all but one of) the Moreland South […]

Brunswick Residents Newsletter, September 2020

Including: Bunnings blunder. Meet our 15 candidates for Moreland South Ward on 6 October. Planning expert critiques Moreland strategy. High-rise horror. Council communications upgrades; parks, culture and stuff for kids. Read below in plain text – sorry, we are having some problems pasting into the new WordPress editor – or click here for the formatted […]