17th AGM HELD MONDAY 18TH FEBRUARY
A new committee was appointed and reports presented. The minutes are accessible on the home page.
Arnold Zable spoke on “Recollections of childhood in Carlton” and has submitted an extract from his book, Scraps of Heaven.
Reference Group Reports
CARLTON GARDENS AND ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDING
A heritage consultant is to be involved to ensure that works for the Flower and Garden show are carried out with minimal impact.
TRAFFIC TRANSPORT AND PARKING
The feasibility report on the Doncaster rail line is not yet publicly released. Impacts of an East-West road link on Carlton, Parkville and Royal Park are unclear at this stage. There is concern to ensure that expenditure of public money on major infrastructure is open and transparent.
Is nothing sacred?
Protectors of public lands protest silently at a drill site on an historic Wurundjeri Corroboree Site in Royal Park.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR CARLTON
An intenstive evaluation was conducted, a key priority is to produce a structure to guide further implementation of this neighbourhood development model.
A summary of the achievements during 2012 and plans for 2013.
Planning and Development
Planning committee report on Applications.
Fast track planning: The Property Council has embraced the plan to give the Planning Minister power to approve major developments outside the established approval processes and beyond appeal.
In addition, the cost of appealing at VCAT are set to treble to $1000
New encumbents listed and donations to councillor election campaigns revealed.
ROYAL WOMEN’S HOSPITAL SITE
The University of Melbourne has acquired the site of the former hospital and plans to centre its Information and Communications Technology and Sustainablility research there.
CARLTON’S VITAL STATISTICS
An interesting overview of Carlton, based on Bureau of Statistics information.
JIMMY WATSON’S WINE BAR
The Watson family has managed a wine bar on the same site in Lygon Street Carlton since 1935 and is still drawing a crowd. Alan Watson recieved an OAM in the New Year’s honour list for 2013.
IAN POTTER MUSEUM OF ART
Take time to check out the exhibitions and public programs offered to the community.
CRA CHRISTMAS PARTY
Once again a great occasion held at La Mama, with guest speaker Lord Mayor Robert Doyle.
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