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Hey Labor – Think Outside The Square

Thursday 21 Dec Yesterday, without warning or a skerrick of public consultation, Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Tourism John Eren announced that the Yarra Building in Federation Square will be demolished to make way for an Apple megastore. The backlash from Melburnians has been swift and scathing. The development has been facilitated by a […]

Gardiner Reserve expansion gets the green light

Dec 8, 2017 This week, Council approved an almost-3,000m2¬†expansion of Gardiner Reserve, North Melbourne. This was a key Greens election promise in 2016 – The Greens election campaign was launched in Gardiner Reserve – and there will be shovels in the ground in the first full financial year of this term of Council. Crs Oke […]

New planning controls for Macaulay, but Moonee Ponds Creek loses out again

Saturday, 11 November The Planning Minister has approved amendment C190 (Part 1), implementing new planning controls for ‘Macaulay’, the area straddling Moonee Ponds Creek taking up parts of Kensington and North Melbourne. In essence, the amendment rezones industrial land to mixed residential and commercial uses, and implements new built form controls to guide heights and […]