Quick Links to Working Groups
Join CRA for 2024 –
follow this link to the Join Page
2023 CRA Party –
back at La Mama –
Tuesday 12 December –
5pm to 7.30pm
RSVP – 5 December
Come prepared with cash for the famous raffle
Purchase a pack of Carlton Cards (see below)
Enjoy your first drink for free
Carlton Conversations with Arnold Zable – was held 11 September at the Clyde Hotel
Watch for details of the next event.
The CRA Mobility Policy 2023 – read it here
Carlton Heritage Review:
CRA has made several submissions to this review. The most recent in April 2023.
Access this information on the Heritage Page
The new public toilet in Faraday Street is open!
The ribbon was officially cut by CRA President, Trish O’Loughlin, on 1 September with Lord Mayor Sally Capp and Councillor Davydd Griffiths in attendance.
CRA AGM 2022 was held on Monday 20 February 2023
at: The Studio Melbourne Connect, 700 Swanston Street, Carlton
City of Melbourne Budget – what does it mean for Carlton?
Read the Budget here. Read the Carlton page here
Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens
World Heritage Environs Area News.
For more information visit the Carlton Gardens page or the Heritage page
Addressing Planning issues that may affect you!
Historically CRA has facilitated objections to inappropriate development with the aim of preserving the heritage and liveability of Carlton…….But……CRA no longer has the resources to monitor and action objections to all such proposals. …….However, the need to do so, remains and is, of utmost importance if we are to successfully retain these values. Access further details here.
Important and favourable decision by VCAT
A big step towards the preservation of Drummond Street heritage
16-22 Drummond Street – VCAT determination:
In planning permit application TP-2018-892, no permit is granted.
Access the VCAT determination on the planning page
Demolition of Carlton Inn/Corkman Irish Pub
CRA is outraged at the reprehensible act of urban vandalism at this site.
There are now new plans for a building on the site.
Read the CRA submission and background information the CRA Heritage page
For more information visit the National Trust site at: