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Trees for Albert Street!

Council Officer Alex English has called a meeting to discuss opportunities to plant trees in Albert Street between Sydney Road and Lygon Street. (Alex was our guest speaker at our 2017 Open Space meeting.) Download our  Albert Street Trees flyer to distribute Alex is hoping to discuss the following: ·       Street tree species preferences ·       Locations: in-road, footpath, […]

August 2017 Newsletter

Go to the formatted version with more pictures and clickable links ………. In this edition: Park funding, over-development, rezoning, bikes, events …….. ** Brunswick Residents Network community meeting – Where’s the park? ———————————————————— Brunswick Residents Network will be holding our next community meeting on Tuesday 19 September, to discuss Council’s proposed Open Space Strategy, “A […]

July 2017 newsletter

Go to the formatted version for pictures and neat links. In this edition: Feature on cladding fire in Brunswick; Census stats; lots of Art ** Census snapshots the new Brunswick ———————————————————— The release of 2016 census data by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) provides an interesting snapshot of Brunswick. Compared to the median across […]

June 2017 Newsletter

Go to the formatted version for links, nice layout and pictures. Feature: Open space – where to spend? Plus: extending the party zone; Park Street mega-tower; bike safety; events, and more   ** Do car stackers stack up? ———————————————————— On 3-4 July, the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) will hear an important appeal over […]

August 2015 newsletter

This month: Brunswick’s apartment boom; safer cycling proposals; transforming industrial land; Planning scheme finalised: problems with VCAT; events . . . Read the pretty version here, with pictures and nice formatting: Or keep reading here for the plain-text version: ** Apartment boom in inner north ———————————————————— Planning consultancy Urbis has reported that 6,000 apartments […]

July 2015 newsletter

Read our newsletter here: Brunswick’s Structure Plan – new tram routes – what to do with old factories – have your say on apartment quality – and enjoy our new open space! Sign up to get it emailed to you directly.

Saturday’s Sydney Road bike forum

Moreland Council ran a four-hour forum last Saturday on ways to make Sydney Road and the Upfield Shared path better and safer. A senior Council traffic engineer gave a presentation explaining all the reasons that make it hard to fix Sydney Road. Then we broke into discussion groups around tables with a Council representative, who […]