Newsflash September 2020

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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)

 2020 September
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A message from the CRA President Antoinette Sagaria

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Working Groups

The CRA Planning Group needs you!

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Planning – Heritage

Heritage Policies Review Planning Scheme Amendment (C258) now Gazetted.
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Royal Exhibition Buildings (REB) and Carlton Gardens (CG)
Carlton Residents Association Discussion Paper Response to the‘Review of the Royal Exhibition Buildings and Carlton Gardens World Heritage Management Plan.’ 
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Carlton Community Support Services

The Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre. (CNLC)
Local agencies supporting residents during Melbourne’s COVID-19 crisis
Getting computers to those who need them most
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Community News

Carlton businesses still open for take away

The usual hustle and bustle might be missing, but many vendors in Melbourne’s iconic food, beverage and culture precinct, Carlton, are still operating.
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CRA Planning Group no longer lodging objections to all town planning applications.

The group aims to identify the relevant town planning applications considered potentially inappropriate, and categorise them, to assist members and residents to submit objections.
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Safety in Carlton

North Melbourne Police have noted that car thefts and theft of goods from cars has spiked
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Snap Send Solve

This app allows you to report and record various types of incidences to
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Topical Issues

A message from Jacquie Watts, current CoM Councillor

In these most challenging of times, my personal perspective, the need to maintain one’s sense of ‘belonging’ to community seems to be heightened.
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VCAT and Council   

An ongoing problem: Planning permit applications lodged with VCAT because the CoM failed to make a decision within the required statutory timeframe.
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