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"RESIDENTS' BILL OF RIGHTS" (RBR)
by Jack Roach - Monday, 28 August 2017, 02:04 AM
 

Are you concerned with the governments' determination to force more residential development into your local neighbourhood?

The latest revision of Plan Melbourne dictates that 70% of all new housing will be crammed into our established suburbs. It also has changed what in many areas is arestriction of no more than two dwellings per block.

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Population Growth
by Jack Roach - Monday, 31 July 2017, 01:22 AM
 

To discuss Australia's population boom is to invite criticism from many accusing us of racism. But the subject is about numbers not necessarily racial issues.

 Did you know that Australia has the highest rate of population growth of all the OECD countries and 75% of this growth is in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth with over 24% of that growth in Melbourne.

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Restore Residents' Rights Rally on the steps of Parliament.
by Jack Roach - Saturday, 15 July 2017, 04:49 AM
 

Our "Restore Residents' Rights Rally on 8th June, held on the parliament steps, was well attended with groups from right across Melbourne and beyond supporting the speakers criticising the negative effects of PLAN MELBOURNE 2017-2050 recently announced by the government.

Plan Melbourne 2017-2050 has changed the protection provided by the zones put in place by the previous government allowing for  more multi-storey residential development in our residential streets.

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HIGH IMMIGRATIONMASKS AUSTRALIAN ECONOMIC DECLIN E
by Jack Roach - Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 03:40 AM
 

FOR YEARS WE HAVE BEEN SAYING THAT OUR RECORD IMIGRATION INTAKE HAS NOT RESULTED IN OUR EXISTING CITIZENS BEING BETTER OFF AS ALL THE BENIFITS FROM THE RESULTANT ECONOMIC GROWTH GOES MAINLY TO THE NEW ARRIVALS.

DATA FROM THE AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF STATISTICS CONFIRMS THAT OUR PER CAPITA INCOME HAS BEEN GOING BACKWARDS.

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PROTEST RALLY AGAINST PLAN MELBOURNE 2017-2050
by Jack Roach - Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 03:34 AM
 

RESTORE RESIDENTS' RIGHTS RALLY.

The latest changes to 'Plan Melbourne' will further remove resident rights.

The protection provided by the neighbourhood residential zones has been dramatically reduced and 70% of all new development will be forced into our established suburbs. Also multi-storey blocks of apartments will be encouraged in these suburbs so get ready to have multi-storey blocks of flats overlooking and overpowering your home, without the right to object.

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PLAN MELBOURNE 2017 - 2050
by Jack Roach - Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 03:11 AM
 

The state Labor Governmnent's recent introduction of the new Plan for Melbourne includes changes to the residential zones which will result in more density in our residential suburbs. 

It is the result of recommendations from a comittee made up of academics and representatives of the development industry without any resident representation.

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POLITICAL DONATIONS -JUST A ANOTHER FORM OF CORRUPTION?
by Jack Roach - Wednesday, 11 January 2017, 11:41 PM
 

There has been a lot of concern expressed about political donations being made to gain an advantage , especially by developers. So how does our political donation system work?

According to an article in The "Conversation" membership of political parties has declined, so they have to bolster their coffers by appealing to the public and corporations for donations.

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WANT TO BECOME A MEMBER OF BRAG?
by Jack Roach - Friday, 2 December 2016, 03:03 AM
 

ARE YOU CONCERNED ABOUT THE ANDREW'S GOVERNMENT'S PLANS TO INTENSIFY DEVELOPMENT IN BOROONDARA?

OR MAYBE YOU ARE CONCERNED ABOUT THE LOSS OF OUR BEAUTIUFUL HERITAGE HOMES OR THE PROLIFERATION OF MCMANSIONS?

BRAG CAN HELP BUT WE NEED YOU.

JOIN TODAY BY DOWNLOADING THE APPLICATION FORM ATTACHED ABOVE AND HELP US TO HELP YOU WITH YOUR CONCERNS.

 
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MARKHAM ESTATE DISASTER
by Jack Roach - Friday, 25 November 2016, 03:41 AM
 

The Andrews Government has announced that it is redeveloping the Markham Public Housing Estate in Ashburton with a proposal to increase the number of public housing from 56 to 62. It will be financed by 190  dwellings to be built on the site and sold to private buyers.

What is not disclosed is that the number of bedrooms in the new 62 pulic dwellings will contain less bedrooms than the already demolished 56 public dwellings.

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OUR 'MAD AS HELL' FORUM A GREAT SUCCESS
by Jack Roach - Tuesday, 5 July 2016, 07:15 AM
 

The hall was overflowing with many standing. Each of the 3 panelists, David Davis (Shadow Minister for Planning) Prof. Michael Buxton (Environment & Planning RMIT) and Dr Bob Birrell (Australian Population Research Inst.) commented upon the current government's review of surburban planning under Plan Melbourne Refresh and the review by a government Panel of the residential zones.

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