Newsflash Summer 2016

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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)

Summer 2016

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Annual General Meeting

Guest speaker: Professor Stuart Macintyre spoke on the role of the Victorian Heritage Council
page 1

Working Groups

Parkland and Streetscapes

  • Royal Park Heritage Registration
    Permit exemptions to accommodate the destructive East West Link on Royal Park were rescinded on 3 December, 2015.
    page 2


  • Developer Donations
    Victorian Ombudsman, Deborah Glass reported on the issue of property developer donations to political candidates
    page 2
  • Donations to candidates, Melbourne City Council elections, 2012
    The implications of donations for CoM
    page 2
  • Vacant Apartments
    Up to 30% of existing apartments in inner-urban areas remain vacant. A City of Melbourne analysis has revealed 85% of apartments are purchased by investors, many off-shore based.
    page 3
  • Carlton Heritage Shake-Up
    The Heritage Review, instigated by the City of Melbourne in 2014, could result in the greatest transformation of the heritage planning arrangements in over thirty years.
    page 3
  • Planning Applications
    page 4
  • Carlton a History
    Wanted – a used copy of ‘Carlton a History’
    page 5

A Message from Ellen Sandell State MP for Melbourne
         page 5

Community News

Farewell John and Jean Evans

Rev. Dr John and Jean Evans leave Carlton. Since they arrived at the Church of All Nations (CAN) in 2008 they have actively immersed themselves in our diverse Carlton community, including as CRA members.
page 6

Carlton Gardens Tennis Club

This successful program first ran for 10 weeks in 2014. The tennis club continued to work with Church of all Nations and Tennis Victoria repeating it in 2015.
page 6

CAN Family Learning Program

The CAN (Church of All Nations) runs a program of educational support for Carlton families
page 6

Executed in Franklin Street

The Council has now finalised the design for a $155,000 memorial to two aboriginal men, Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner, executed for murder in 1842
page 7

Xmas Party Raffle  

Many great prizes to be enjoyed – many thanks to those who donated the prizes
page 7

CRA Christmas Party

Apology the date of the Christmas party was 2015
page 8


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