Newsflash Archive 2011 Autumn

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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)

Autumn 2011

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Carlton’s Uniqueness’

Trevor Huggard addresses the CRA General Meeting, 18th April.

page 1


From the 1920s to 1940s, one of the most important meeting places for indigenous people was the Moreton Bay Fig Tree in Carlton Gardens.
page 2

Reference Group Reports 


  • Electoral reform:
  • Commercial exploitation of Public Land
  • Lack of Community consultation
  • Lack of Heritage support
    page 3

CRA Carlton Gardens 

Council is being urged to rethink its 12 year relationship with IMG
page 4

Public Housing Estates

Continuing concerns about the Carlton Public Housing Redevelopments expressed to Government.
page 4

Opportunities for Carlton (OFC)

Keep abreast of what is happening in and around Carlton, visit the website
page 5

Royal Exhibition Building

Increasing support for the restoration of the viewing area at the base of the Royal Exhibition Building dome
page 5

Traffic and Transport

  • Dangerous road intersections
  • New parking meter technology
    page 6

Melbourne General Cemetery Friends

restoration not exploitation is needed
page 6

pccc report

Key points from the April meeting
page 6

Planning Reference Group

Access up-to-date information on the status of a Planning Permit or current application
page 6

Emerging issues

Rail line to Doncaster 

Such a rail facility could significantly curtail commuter traffic growth in Carlton. But will it ever happen?

The Division of Carlton –

A newly formed group is considering the possible re-unification of Carlton.
page 7

CRA publications at ‘PANDORA

page 7

 Community News

  • Mahboba’s Promise – film
  • La Dolce Italia Festival
  • Tennis
    page 8






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