Category Traffic

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 […]

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 […]

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: http://eepurl.com/cBANiL . 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 […]