Category Planning

May 2017 Newsletter

Read our newsletter online, looking nice, with pictures: 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: 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 […]

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 […]

February 2017 Newsletter

Read the fully formatted version here: . East Brunwick Village Public Consultation Tuesday; uncertain future for the historic Sarah Sands; tall buildings, cultural events and more. ** Public consultation: East Brunswick Village ———————————————————— WHEN 7.30pm, Tuesday 14 February WHERE Brunswick Town Hall, Room E. Local south ward councillors, Samantha Ratnam, Mark Riley and Lambros […]

January 2017 Newsletter

Read fully formatted version here: 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: 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, ( for the nice-looking version with pictures. Or scroll down for the plain text version. Last month, Brunswick Residents Network (BRN) hosted […]