Newsflash Archive 2015 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 2015

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Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre   (KSLCC)    NOW OPEN

A Brief History                                           
page 1

Working Groups


The opening of this great facility is an achievement.
page 2

Thank You to Greta Bird                                    

Our new state of the art library and  community facility is a tribute to both her leadership and tenacity.
page 3

* Traffic, Transport, Parking 

East West Link-the aftermath

 Where will the infrastructure commitment lie?
page 3

*  Planning

Apartment design guidelines
A lack of adequate apartment design guidelines in Victoria encourages excessively small apartments, aimed at maximising developer yield at the expense of living amenity for residents. This is a problem for many highrise apartment proposals in Carlton.                           
page 4

– A cause for concern 
A cause for concern is the number of applications being lodged for multi-storey developments which exceed the height limit for their respective locations. There are currently six if these to content with  
page 4

– Planning Applications                                                      
page 4,5

Community News

Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust

Dr Celestina Sagazio, spoke on the significance of the Melbourne General Cemetery at a recent CRA meeting.
page 6

University Square

A draft concept plan has been prepared showing how University Square can be transformed into a larger, contemporary and innovative public space in the heart of Carlton.
You can also provide feedback until 2nd  October
page 6

Neill Street Reserve Opened

The City of Melbourne has recently transformed Neill Street Reserve to create a neighbourhood park for the Carlton community.           
page 7

What were we worried about in 2002?
Check out the archive  Newsflash December 2002
page 7

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