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Brunswick Residents Newsletter, August 2020

This month we ask whether apps like Google are disrupting traffic management. We unravel the history of local boxer Cocoa Jackson – and his namesake. Plus good news for walkers (zebra crossings, hence the picture), and parks. Not so good on planning, and COVID. And the elections are on as planned . . . 24 […]

Brunswick Residents Network News, July 2020

Local news on everything from governance through gardening and grants, to garbage disposal. A special feature on Public Housing inspired by COVID-19 events. Read via this link for the nicely formatted version, or scroll down for a rough and ready copy below.  https://mailchi.mp/0266a1d1b0ed/brunswickresidentsnews   Social housing feature, plus Council transparency, lockdown help, planning for walking, […]

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 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 […]

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           […]

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 […]