New social housing strategy by Dr. Duncan Rouch

stephen Planning, Social issues

Homelessness is a continuing problem in Victoria (O’Sullivan 2017). There is also insufficient public housing and community housing (including affordable housing), together which we may call social housing. Moreover, serious questions remain about current government social housing policy in Victoria. …

Melbourne Metro Rail Project

stephen Development, Planning

In the September meeting, James Tonkin presented an overview of the planned Metro Rail Project. The presentation was very informative and many questions were answered by James and associates. The presentation is available for viewing below: [gview file=”http://www.nwma.org.au/wp-content/uploads/20150915-MetroRailPresentation.pdf”]

NWMA meet the Minister of Planning

stephen Council reform, Development, Planning

The NWMA recently met with The Minister for Planning, The Hon. Richard Wynne MP. The discussion centered on several key issues the NWMA have been concerned about for many years. [gview file=”http://www.nwma.org.au/wp-content/uploads/20150331-NWMA-Min-Meet.pdf”] [gview file=”http://www.nwma.org.au/wp-content/uploads/20150331-att1-MSS-growth-framework.pdf”] [gview file=”http://www.nwma.org.au/wp-content/uploads/20150331-att2-MSS-growth-framework.pdf”] [gview file=”http://www.nwma.org.au/wp-content/uploads/20150331-att3-flyer.pdf”]

Lothian Street streetscape

stephen Community, Planning, Traffic and access

The City of Melbourne is considering configuration changes to Lothian Street North Melbourne. Ian Shears, Manager Urban Landscapes City of Melbourne, has contacted us with supplied a cover letter, a feedback form and a project overview. [gview file=”http://www.nwma.org.au/wp-content/uploads/Lothian_Street_median_consultation_letter.pdf”] [gview file=”http://www.nwma.org.au/wp-content/uploads/Lothian_Street_median_feedback_form.doc”] …