Category Art and culture

Brunswick Residents Newsletter: June 2020

Monster edition: Planning changes, heritage (destruction and protection), safer walking, Somyurek and us, art, culture, nature, and much more discussed this month. Read on below, or read on Mailchimp with nicer formatting. The Somurek scandal: How number-crunching affects our lives In astounding developments, State Premier Daniel Andrews has sacked Local Government Minister Adem Somyurek, following media allegations of […]

Brunswick Residents Newsletter, February 2020

Our February 2020 newsletter includes investigations into Dark Kitchens, safer walking, oversized buildings, and a host of community events. There’s even a joke or two. You can read it below (cut-and-pasted from our email), or see the nicely formatted version here. Sign on to receive by email.  We won’t spam you!       Brunswick […]

Brunswick Residents News, October 2019

Scroll down to read this clunky cut-and-paste version of our newsletter, or read the nicely formatted version via this link.  You can subscribe to receive it by email here. In this edition: our feature story takes a look at walking, why it’s getting more dangerous around the world – not just here – and what […]

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September 2019 newsletter

Better planning, making walking safer, new green spaces and Fleming Park upgrade, events, planning horrors . . . Read our newsletter online for much better formatting. Or scroll down to read the clunky version below.   Make walking safer: community meeting Did you know that Moreland is Melbourne’s second deadliest area for pedestrians? Our Council’s […]

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           […]

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 […]