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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 […]

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 […]