Newsflash Archive 2014 Spring

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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)

Spring 2014

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Victorian Election and Outcome

CRA and CAN hosted a meet the candidates night
The big question is – what will happen to the East West Link Project, given the election outcome?
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VCAT decision on 15-31 Pelham Street

The CoM decision to refuse a permit was upheld by the  Tribunal.
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Reference Group Reports

Traffic, Transport & Parking

East West Link contracts signed

An over view of the situation in November 2014
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Charter on Public Transport   

The Charter was presented to the public, Government and Opposition parties at a rally on Thursday 16 October 2014 on the steps of Parliament.
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Inaugural  Paul Mees Public Debate

The topic: That public transport planning is too important to be left to politicians:  was lively debated at the RMIT Capitol Theatre, 14 October 2014
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Community mural painting

The theme: Stop dud East West Tollroad. More Public Transport.
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Re-imagine University Square?

The City of Melbourne (CoM) is now planning to ‘revitalise’ this unique urban space. Consultation was sought .
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Police Community Consultative Committee (PCCC)

There is a plan to disband PCCC groups.  Hopefully Carlton’s local group will be spared.
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Planning and development

Report on Applications
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Old Royal Women’s Hospital Redevelopment

Written submissions regarding the site closed on 24 November. These will be public documents on the Council’s website. The Future Melbourne Committee will consider submissions to determine the appointment of an independent panel for review
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New Residential Zones –

In September this year the CRA presented its Submission to the Residential Zones Standing Advisory Committee [RZSAC].  CRA’s case is detailed
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Topical issues

Big Population Debate

This topical debate was hosted by Planning Backlash, a State-wide coalition of community and residents groups (including CRA) at Deakin Edge Theatre on Monday 13 October.
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Community News

MCC democracy project

In August 2014, Melbourne City Council recruited a “People’s Panel” to make recommendations on how the council should prioritise spending over the next decade.
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Carlton Gardens Tennis Program

Positive outcomes evident for the program supported by Carlton Gardens Tennis Club, Church of All Nations, Carlton and Tennis Victoria.
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