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...

Queen Victoria Market renewal update

Thursday, 31 August 2017 Cr Leppert writes — This has been a big week in the life of Melbourne’s treasured Queen Victoria Market. Today, the Planning Minister gazetted new planning controls for the market and precinct. These controls include mandatory...

Greens Policies in action: 2017-18 Council Plan and Budget

The City of Melbourne draft Annual Plan and Budget for 2017-18 has been released for public consultation. There are some great outcomes in the draft Annual Plan and Budget which implement Greens City of Melbourne Policies and deliver on Greens election promises....

Thank you!

Thursday, 3 November 2016 The results are in, and the Greens have secured our best ever result in the City of Melbourne. Crs Cathy Oke and Rohan Leppert were sworn in to office last night at Melbourne Town Hall. For the first time, we have reached two quotas and...

Greens means parks

Saturday 15 October 2016 In September 2013, the Greens moved a motion to float an idea for a new park: In a design proposed by Councillor Rohan Leppert, a stretch of Eastwood Street, between the median strips and train station, would be blocked off to vehicles and...

Greens: Live Music Champions

Wednesday, 12 October 2016 Music Victoria has surveyed Council candidates across Victoria, and the results of the survey reveal The Greens on Melbourne City Council to be the strongest live music champions and most effective live music policy-makers in the state! The...

5 Reasons to Vote Greens this election

Saturday, 8 October 2016 All ballot papers have now been sent to voters from the Victorian Electoral Commission, and voters have until 6pm 21 October to have their ballot papers returned. The election campaign is in full flight, and candidates’ competing visions...

Our vision for Queen Victoria Market

Monday, 3 October 2016 The Queen Victoria Market renewal is a large and complicated project that the current Council has been grappling with; it will be front and centre of the new Council’s work as well, and is playing a large part in the election campaign. The...

Standing By Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner

12 September 2016 The first public marker in an Australian Capital City recognising the frontier wars was formally opened in Melbourne yesterday. 174 years after the hanging of Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner, the first men hanged by the Government in Melbourne,...