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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 […]

February & March newsletters link

Sorry! We didn’t post them at the time. Here are the links: March 2015: February 2015: You can see all past issues, and sign onto our email list for efficient delivery, here: Now we’ll get on and publish our May newsletter.

November 2014 newsletter

The best way to read our newsletter is online at     – for the final version, with easy-to-read layout, and pictures.   Read on for the plain-text version:  Our Planning Update evening tomorrow (Tuesday); Feature: why we should worry about heatwaves; planning, politics and election news . . . + lots of events ** Update: […]


(We suggest you read the pretty emailed version – – which has nicer layout, and pictures) This month: East-west ramp at Brunswick Road . . . 40 kph restrictions for residential streets . . . Feature: Jewell Station redevelopment . . . State elections forum . . . Public meetings on planning, bluestones, East-West […]

July newsletter

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Commentary: Moreland rezoning debate

The Age has reported that State Government delays in the finalising new planning zones have resulted in a “high-rise stampede” in Moreland. Local resident Joanna Stanley disagrees, and has contributed this commentary:

June Newsletter

Apologies for not posting this here, in June! Read our June e-news here: Items include: New data on Brunswick changes Wilson Avenue pop-up park Draft Council budget and Community Plan FEATURE: Family housing scarcer in Brunswick Traffic congestion, East West and public transport We are now using the MailChimp email service which allows you […]

Thursday 11 April: Monthly Meeting

All welcome at our monthly meeting on Thursday, at the Sporting Club Hotel opposite Barkly Square. 7.00 for a meal, meeting starts 7.30pm. Our guest councillor is Cr Sam Ratnam, a Greens Councillor in Moreland’s South Ward. Updates on other local issues from fellow-residents, and plan our future activities.