Newsflash Archive 2014 Summer

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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 2014

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CRA Events


February 24th, CRA held its annual general. The highlight of the evening was a very engaging presentation by Dr Sophie Sturup from the University of Melbourne
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Our Christmas Party

The Christmas party on 9 December was even more fabulous than in previous years with the addition of live music.( photos page 8)
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Reference Groups


CRA Secures Library and Community Centre for Carlton
The City of Melbourne is now in the process of a $7 million refurbishment of KSC. It is scheduled to open as the Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre in 2015.
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Public housing

Housing Estate Redevelopment Outcomes, Stage 1.
A recent study by Flinders University documented key changes in the lives of relocated residents and impacts on social inclusion, well-being and public housing tenants’ rights to access local spaces and to participate in decision-making processes. The investigation included public tenants and private residents who moved to the new development, community
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Royal Exhibition Building (REB)
World Heritage Community Celebrations, May 2014

Celebrate the First Federal Parliament on Sunday May 11, 2014.
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A hearing scheduled for May. VCAT reference: P83/2014 page 4

Planning and development

Planning committee report on Applications
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Topical issues

Local Government Electoral Review

A letter to The Age regarding current considerations on municipal amalgamate.
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Community News

OAM  Recipients 

CRA members, Paul Mees and Terence Lane, receive Order of Australia Medals (OAM)
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Si parla italiano.  Private viewing at Nova 15th April page 6

DiMattina’s Restaurant

The DiMattina family has owned and managed this restaurant for eighteen years.
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Our December Raffle

CRA thanks all the those who donated to our famous Christmas Raffle.
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