Newsflash December 2021

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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)

2021 December

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Membership Drive prize draw 

DOC Delicatessen – 330 Lygon St, Carlton

DOC generously donated a large box filled with DOC goodies

Bottega Tasca  Wines – 321 Lygon St, Carlton

Bottega Tasca Donated half a dozen bottles of Italian Prosecco
page 2

Working groups

Planning – Heritage

The City of Melbourne Heritage Review final release
From an initial assessment of this Carlton Heritage Review, the outcome can be summarised as:
The Good the Not so Good and the Challenging.
pages 3,4

Urgently needed: CRA Membership Officer

If you are able to offer your services to CRA in this way please email: with subject: Membership Officer
page 3

Topical issues

Friends of the Queen Victoria Market

City of Melbourne constituents are given only two and a half working days to scrutinise agendas and attachments, often relating to major planning decisions, before Future Melbourne Committee (FMC).
Read how this can be changed.
page 5

City of Melbourne:

Christmas, New Year in the City and Carlton
page 5

Councillor Dr Oliva Ball writes:

New libraries at the Vic Market
Market Square Park
2021 Carlton Heritage Review
Shopfront ‘activations’ in and around Lygon St
Power Melbourne
Melbourne City Baths refurbishment
Melbourne is coming back to life!
pages 6,7

A message from State MP Ellen Sandell

Stunning new facilities at Carlton Primary School
The school underwent a complete rebuild in 2019 and the new classrooms, sports facilities and playground equipment are state of the art .
Free the Park Hotel prisoners
After eight years in detention, at least 21 of these people have now been diagnosed with COVID.
pages 7,8

Some local history – Banks and Banking in Carlton

Carlton has some wonderful surviving examples of former bank buildings and they can tell stories of the boom and bust days of banking in the 19th century.
page 8







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