News archive for July, 2010
The members attending the July monthly meeeting decided to continue the tradition of holding a ‘Meet the Candidates’ for the coming Federal election. This will be held at our next monthly meeting on August 17 at 7.30pm. The event will be in the meeting room of the North Melbourne Library.
We are inviting all candidates for election to the House …
Protectors of Public Lands Victoria Inc.
MEDIA RELEASE 29 JULY 2010
PLANNING CATASTOPHE FOR MELBOURNE AS VC 68 PASSES PARLIAMENT
This morning Planning Minister Madden’s revised Planning Amendment, now re-badged VC 68, was fast tracked through Parliament with the support of the coalition – Liberals and Nationals – who had, over the past year, held out against inducements …
West Melbourne has been jolted into the reality of planning politics in the twenty-first century with official support for the ten storey development on the Zagame site in King Street by both the State Government and the Melbourne City Council. If approved, this project establishes a precedent for wholesale high rise redevelopment of West Melbourne and North Melbourne, at heights …
The City of Melbourne is holding a consultation on the MSS at the Melbourne Town Hall.
This is a matter of great importance to the planning regime that will exist in the future for North asnd West Melbourne and for the whole municipality. See the City of Melbourne Website www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/BuildingandPlanning/Planning/planningschemeamendments/Pages/C162.aspx
Information sessions will be held at the Yarra …
A series of public information displays is being held on the route options for WestLink.
It would appear that Westlink are not concerned about the despatch of 60,000 cars from the tunnel into our area and are not holding a local consultation display for us. Association members are encouraged to attend to raise these issues on our behalf.
Members of …
In line with the recent announcement of major transport plans, an NWMA member (and
presumably others in Railway Place) received in the letterbox on
Monday 13 July a further update about the Regional Rail Link. Items of
• the two new tracks between Southern Cross Station and Sunshine will
be built at surface level largely within the existing …