Newsflash September 2023

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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)

2023 September

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Carlton Conversations with Arnold Zable

Held 11 September at the Clyde Hotel

A night enjoyed by all with tales by an extraordinary storyteller
page 2

Working Groups


VCAT case 1-23 Rathdowne Street.

This case is vital in terms of setting a precedent for the area of the WHEA. Scheduled at VCAT – 16 October to 31 October, 2023.
page 2

Traffic Transport Parking Noise

Jury in on e-scooters  

Should the Victorian Government legalise the use of shared e-scooters beyond the trial’ is subject to some provisos.
page 2

The Toilet is open!

September 1 2023 – a momentous occasion
page 2

CRA Mobility Policy

The Mobility Policy to reflects the changing nature of urban transport.
Over the last 45 years our streets have changed dramatically from wide, treeless bitumen thoroughfares to attractive streets with medians and now mature trees.
page 3

Topical Issues

Meeting with the Deputy Lord Mayor

A chance to share ideas and concerns face to face with the City of Melbourne
page 3

Melbourne University Estate Master Plan

The Melbourne University has unveiled its ‘Estate Master Plan’ with the aim to re-orientate the university to the City, provide more green open space on campus, and open up the university to the community.
The Master Plan requires broad and effective Melbourne City Council and community input together with transparency, accountability and timelines for its implementation.
page 3

Housing crisis – pressure on Labor

From Ellen Sandell – I first raised the issue of short-stays in Parliament all the way back in 2014, and in May my Greens colleagues and I tried to introduce a bill to Parliament to regulate short-stay accommodation. Disappointingly, the Victorian Labor Government would not support the bill.
 pages 4,5

Friends of Melbourne General Cemetery

The people of Carlton have a massive potential park on their doorstep. The Melbourne General Cemetery is larger than the Botanic Gardens and was envisaged in the 1840s as a garden cemetery,
a place for reflection and recreation.
pages 5,6

Community News

Mark Rubbo of Readings

Readings and Mark Rubbo are many things to the Carlton community
pages 6,7

 Museo Italiano

The Museo is not some random assembly of nostalgic artefacts, but an elegantly designed and sensitive installation of objects that reflect the intimate detail of settlement here by different waves of Italian Australians.
Make sure you visit.
pages 7,8

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