Newsflash Archive 2011 Winter

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The CRA newsletter contains in depth news and information about the activities of the Carlton Residents Association.

Hard copies of the CRA Newsflash are available at the Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre (KSLCC)

Winter 2011

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A new councillor

Dr. Jackie Watts elected to City of Melbourne. Our congratulations.
page 1

Reference Group Reports

Kathleen Syme Centre (KSC) 

The Council now owns this building but what of the future?
page 1,2

Traffic and Transport

Demise of car dependence –  Improved public transport, cycling and walking are essential precurosrs to reduce Melbourne’s car depedency into the future
Major roads projects – Over the past decade road projects have received four times more funding  …..than have rail projects.
page 2,3

Public Housing Estates

The reality:
In Carlton, we must live with the outcomes of the Public Housing Estates redevelopment for decades into the future, with potentially regrettable social and liveability implications for public housing tenants, private residents in the development and the broader community
In addition:
What happens next is crucial to the outcomes.
page 3

Opportunities for Carlton (OFC)

Four key projects highlighted:
Kathleen Syme Centre
*  New Partnership between University of Melbourne, City of Melbourne and the Carlton Local Agency Network (CLAN
*  Environmental Action in Carlton
*  Bendigo Bank Connected Communities Committee
page 4,5

Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens

Submission to REB and Carlton Gardens (CG) World Heritage Management Plan Steering Committee
page 4

PCCC Report

Key points from the June meeting
page 4

Planning Reference Group

Access up-to-date information on the status of a Planning Permit or current application and catch up with CRA objections
page 5

Emerging Issues

CRA /Carlton traders meeting

The meeting raised the following issues to be addressed:

  • Elgin / Lygon streets intersection
  • Shop locally
  • Graffiti
  • Spruiking
  • Plaques
  • Trader delegate at CRA
    page 6

Carlton Alliance

The primary goal of the Carlton Alliance is to explore the case for reuniting North and South Carlton. It held its first public meeting on Sunday 24 July.
page 6             

A Carlton Icon

Some history
page 7


Walking Tours and National Trust Newsletter
page 7

Community News

  • A word from Don Chambers
  • Music programs for parents and children
  • Carlton Conversation @the Clare
  • Fund raising activity for Somalia
  • La Mama Forecourt Opens
    page 8






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