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Quick survey: Our stay-at-home lives

Brunswick people: How have stay-at-home rules affected your life? What’s changed? What’s better, what’s worse? Please take our 5-minute anonymous survey. Link: Do it now! (please). Closes this, Saturday 25 April. We’ll summarise and report your views in our next e-news.

June 2018 newsletter

View this newsletter with links and pictures Feature: noise, bands and booze ———————————————————— ** Bridge over untroubled waters ———————————————————— In a great win for the community, Moreland Council has agreed to co-fund a bridge across Merri Creek, along with Darebin Council. In November 2015, residents lodged a petition with 1,374 signatures to Moreland and Darebin […]

April 2018 newsletter

Updates on parks, developers, bikes, and democracy View this email with formatting and pictures, in your browser ** East Brunswick Village ———————————————————— Once again, the developers Banco have used VCAT to override Council objections to changed plans for the East Brunswick Village (EBV) – the major project on the old Tontine site, bounded by Nicholson […]

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 […]

May 2015 newsletter

Our May 2015 newsletter’s out now! Major stories include: New zoning rules Tram works close Lygon St Community Infrastructure Traffic management works start AND our brief communications survey, to find out how YOU get news about Brunswick: at Go to to read this issue. Go to for all past issues, and to […]