Meet the candidates for Lord Mayor
Fourteen candidates nominated for the role of Lord Mayor.
Eleven candidates were present at the Forum organised by CRA and hosted by CAN
Lord Mayor announced – Sally Capp
Traffic, Transport, Parking and Noise Abatement
Update to the information in the March issue of Newsflash regarding rubbish collection
Heritage National Trust Advocacy Toolkit
This is a free online resource created by the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) to support individuals and communities to advocate for the protection of places of cultural heritage significance.
Pick My Project.
Your community. Your decision.
Help build a stronger community
Pick My Project is a community grants initiative, with $30M available to fund local projects. Come up with an idea, vote for your favourites and make your community an even better place to live.
In case you missed it . . .
La Mama burns
In the early hours of Saturday 19 May, fire destroyed the La Mama building in Faraday Street.
Carlton Central Learning Project
Carlton primary school
A new central learning project for Carlton
Royal Historical Society of Victoria
The headquarters at 239 A’Beckett Street Melbourne are housed in the Australian Army Medical Corps Drill hall built between 1938 and 1939. Definitely worth a visit.
A message from Ellen Sandell:
Government Must Fix Dangerous and Dodgy Buildings
Everyone should feel safe in their home. But a lack of government oversight has left many in the inner city, including Carlton, worried that they’re living in homes with flammable cladding.
Are you proud of where you live?
Carlton Neighbour Day 2018
Some 600 people attended the day set up in Faraday Street, outside Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre.
A day to remember the many faces of Carlton
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- Special Newsflash for November 2003 (Becton Decision)
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- Extra Newsflash for December 2002 – Decision on amendment C20 (Height Limits)
- Newsflash December 2002
A restoration program is under way to reopen the dome of the much-loved Royal Exhibition Building. Page 1
AGM Address- Renate Howe
From Carlton Association to Carlton Residents Association. Page 2
Traffic and transport and Parking
Government transport policies in action
- East West Link final chapter
On 15 April 2015, the Andrews ALP Government at last announced it had cancelled the EW Link contracts. Page 2
- Yet another roads project
With the dust hardly settled on EW Link cancellation, the Andrews Government announced an unsolicited proposal from City Link operator, Transurban, to build a $5.5 billion ‘Western Distributor’ (Premier’s Media Release, 30 April). Page 2
- Melbourne Metro go-ahead
Premier Andrews announced that construction of the $11 billion Melbourne Metro Rail (Newsflash, Summer 2015) to commence 2018. Page 3
- State Budget announcements
The State Budget brought down on 5 May allocated $22 billion to transport infrastructure projects during the life of the current government Page 3
Kay Street traffic issues
Following an approach from local residents regarding the high volume and excessive speed of traffic in Kay Street, Carlton, CRA alerted the Council Engineering Department to the problem. Page 3
VCAT decisions questioned
Almost 90% of Council planning refusals end up at VCAT, making Councils virtually redundant in the planning process. Page 4
Local heritage policy review
CRA Planning Group members and others have participated in recent consultations regarding the Council’s Local Heritage Planning Policy Review. The aim is to improve heritage planning decisions. Page 4
City Governance and Election Campaign Donations
Late in 2012, The Age newspaper ran with a headline ‘Cash may gag council vote’. This report contended that the ‘Melbourne City Council could be denied a say on key building projects, with a majority of councillors unable to vote because of developer donations that bankrolled their election campaigns.’ Page 5
Planning applications CoM Page 6
Melbourne North Community Consultative Committee (CCC)
News on safety and community issues. Page 7
Carlton Gardens – Royal Exhibition Building (REB)
World Heritage Community Day and Young People’s Democracy Celebrations. Page 7
The Council recently introduced a new plan for dealing with ever-present graffiti ‘tags’. Page 7
Harmony Day Celebrations 2015
Carlton Gardens Primary School celebrated on March 28. Page 8
Carlton Senior Citizens move from CAN to KSLCC
A commemorative lunch celebrated more than 50 years of Carlton Senior Citizens at the Church of All Nations (CAN), prior to their imminent move to the Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre (KSLCC). Page 8