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

Station safety not a race issue

http://www.theage.com.au/opinion/letters/club-issue-a-dogs-breakfast-20080802-3oyt.html?page=-1

I agree that deserted railway stations are creepy ("Unsafe 'wastelands' commuters' greatest fear", Sunday Age, 27/7).

Develop stations with to improve security

http://www.theage.com.au/opinion/letters/club-issue-a-dogs-breakfast-20080802-3oyt.html?page=-1

The article regarding safety concerns at Melbourne stations highlights lost opportunity and long-term neglect.

Rush, Humphries and Drost march to save Camberwell from the Station development

 

PLANNING BACKLASH HAS IT ROOTS IN THE STREET MARCH AT THE CAMBEWELL STATION BACK IN 2004.

MAV only wants $500 bums at its belated talk fest: Strategic Transport Planning

The MAV is presumably a lackey of the State Government after its silence on the historic removal of local government powers by the State Government.

It is now, after showing itself incapable of action, belatedly trying to show that it still likes a talkfest - as long as the riff raff are filtered out by a nice $500 price tag.

'First Man Standing' - Rod Quantock

It's 40 years since Rod Quantock first graced the stage and The Herald (remember the Herald) said..
"Quantock is an amiable buffoon."
High praise indeed and just the beginning.

Eddington critics 'bonkers': Connex chief

The head of Connex says critics of Sir Rod Eddington's $7 billion proposal to build a rail line run

The community is standing up, where are all the elected reps?

There is a gentle malaise of appeasement creeping through elements of local government.  Councilors are told by bureaucrats that you cannot upset the state government otherwise they will miss out on things or be targeted.&n

Maribyrnong City Council slams reports of Whitten Oval inaction

Media Statement      25 July 2008

The Mayor of the City of Maribyrnong, Cr Michelle MacDonald, has hit out at allegations by Western Bulldogs management that Council has jeopardised its financial future:

Changes in your backyard

Whitten Oval re-development
 
Maribyrnong City Council is inviting residents to a public meeting to discuss the State Government intervention in the Whitten Oval re-development.
 
Public meeting:
Thursday 31 July, 7pm
Maribyrnong City Council
Reception room
Crn Hyde and Napier Sts
Footscray

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