Quick Links to Working Groups
CRA AGM 2022 was held on Monday 21 February 2022, by zoom
In the interests of Carlton, give some thought to how you could volunteer to : work on the committee, keep track of membership, watch out for planning issues, help protect the REB and Carlton Gardens, etc.
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
The CRA AGM 2021 was held on 15 February by zoom.
Rob Adams from City of Melbourne was guest speaker.
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.
For more information visit the National Trust site at:
the CRA Heritage page
and the CRA Facebook page at: