Marvellous Melbourne aims to encourage people to be informed about issues related to urban development in Melbourne.

Fears for pier as works may be jettisoned

WHEN the State Government announced the refurbishment of Port Melbourne's Princes Pier in 2006, it seemed exactly the type of project any politician would want to be involved in.

Feud shines a light on the dark side of internal politics

MAVERICK Labor MP George Seitz has described her as the Robert Mugabe of the western suburbs council of Brimbank.

With a bitter factional brawl swirling around her, the target of Mr Seitz's outburst — Labor councillor Natalie Suleyman — has now returned fire.

Dam good idea holds water

The Government is ignoring a reliable and affordable supply source

Trains, trams and automobiles: getting our priorities right

IT IS about time that Melburnians began to confront the sausage rather than the sizzle in the transport debate.

It's simple: more trains, more tracks

http://www.theage.com.au/opinion/letters/the-time-for-reform-has-come-20080815-3waj.html?page=-1

A true visionary

http://www.theage.com.au/opinion/letters/the-time-for-reform-has-come-20080815-3waj.html?page=-1

Drivers desert EastLink as rail network overflows

THE future of private toll roads in Australia has been called into question after traffic on EastLink slumped dramatically in the first week of tolling.  - EastLink traffic below projections  - Some trains over official capacity  - 'Not the end of toll roads': expert

Feud shines a light on the dark side of internal politics

MAVERICK Labor MP George Seitz has described her as the Robert Mugabe of the western suburbs council of Brimbank.
With a bitter factional brawl swirling around her, the target of Mr Seitz's outburst — Labor councillor Natalie Suleyman — has now returned fire.

SunRRA's August 2008 newsletter

Welcome to SunRRA's August 2008 newsletter with all the latest news, links and downloads.

 

Latest news

TRANSPORT FORUMS BEING HELD BY THE MINISTER FOR TRANSPORT

 
DATES AND PLACES OF FORUMS STILL TO COME
 
FRIDAY    22ND AUGUST       BALLARAT AND BENDIGO
 
TUESDAY 26TH AUGUST       DONCASTER

Transurban to pursue $100m over tunnel

CITYLINK operator Transurban has told the Brumby Government it would be eligible for up to $100 million in compensation for lost traffic revenue if Sir Rod Eddington's proposed $9 billion east-west road tunnel proceeds.

Do we laugh now?

http://www.theage.com.au/opinion/letters/dont-like-your-bank-thats-your-bad-luck-20080814-3vn6.html?page=-1

 

Beware the backlash

http://www.theage.com.au/opinion/letters/dont-like-your-bank-thats-your-bad-luck-20080814-3vn6.html?page=-1


Soaring trends unsettle Camberwell

BRAG president Jack Roach, right, with concerned trader Doug Gale and resident Janine Bennett who want Camberwell protected from inappropriate development.


RESIDENTS fighting to save Camberwell from overdevelopment say their worst fears are being realised with another high-rise development approval on the cards.

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http://www.leadernews.com.au/article/2008/08/12/40833_ppv_news.html

Leftists who sneer at suburbs betray Labor

Radical action on climate change could offend a key group of voters.

Notion of an urban beach buoys city councillors

THINK of Victoria's famous beaches and you might conjure up Bells or Brighton. But what about the banks of the Yarra?

Flagged intentions stir Balwyn

THE jury is out on a proposed $30 million development in Balwyn.

Fury over Camberwell structure plan delay

THE resignation of a Boroondara Council senior project planner is delaying the contentious Camberwell Junction draft structure plan

Opponents to challenge 'manipulated' triangle plan

An impression of how the St Kilda triangle site will look, according to the revised plan unveiled yesterday. Opponents of the plan say the developers have duped the St Kilda community.

Saints and Parks Victoria Join Forces in Bay Partnership

The Brumby Government and the St KildaFootball Club have joined forces to promote Port Phillip, with its wealth of recreational opportunities and precious marine ecosystems, as a great assetto all Victorians.

Coburg high-rise concern rejected

 FEARS of Coburg being swamped by high-rise buildings under the State Government's Melbourne 2030 initiative have been dismissed as "an exaggeration" by Planning Minister Justin Madden.

Council worker on payroll of firm that won contracts

A SENIOR project manager with the City of Port Phillip is on the payroll of a construction company that has won hundreds of thousands of dollars in council contracts

Council manager's fraud conviction

THE senior project manager at the heart of corruption allegations over City of Port Phillip contracts was convicted for serious fraud four years ago.

Boroondara Developments – BRAG

Boroondara Residents’ Action Group
Update on Development in Our Area.
 
Safeway/Target -15 Station St.
An application for a four storey extension to the Target end of the building has been r
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