Category Open space

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 […]

Report: Your views on our stay-at-home lives

Our recent survey asked how the stay-at-home rules affected your lives, and how you believe it will affect the future. The responses were both numerous (189 respondents) and thoughtful. We’ve written them up as a full report, recognising that you have provided fascinating snapshot of the varied ways in which the pandemic has affected our lives, as well […]

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 […]

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 […]

Notes from East Brunswick Village consultation

March update: See Councillor Ratnam and Riley’sreport-back including Council response. Over 80 people crowded into the Brunswick Town Hall foyer on Tuesday, to discuss changes to the plans for the massive East Brunswick Village project, in a public consultation called by Moreland South Ward Councillors. (Councillors had booked a smaller room, expecting, they said, 15-20 […]

January 2017 Newsletter

Read fully formatted version here: http://eepurl.com/cy_QR5 This month’s e-news includes: Open Space initiatives, 1-bedroom push by developers, apartment standards, and more. . . ** Open space and parkland ———————————————————— For some time, Brunswick Residents Network (BRN) has been calling for greater investment in open space and parkland in the South Ward of Moreland municipality. In […]

August 2016 Newsletter

Click here for pretty version with more pictures and working links: http://eepurl.com/caKOnn This month’s e-news includes: Tuesday meeting on traffic and transport; Minister stuffs around Brunswick; looking after trees; lots of events. ** North, South, East, West: transport and traffic across Brunswick ———————————————————— Community meeting this Tuesday, 9 August. With a growing population, we need […]

July 2016 Newsletter

This month: we take an in-depth look at open space policy, and where developers’ “open space levies” are spent (or not).  Plus lots of local news and events. Read our July newsletter here, (http://eepurl.com/b9sXHT) for the nice-looking version with pictures. Or scroll down for the plain text version. Last month, Brunswick Residents Network (BRN) hosted […]