Newsflash Spring 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)

2016 Spring

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 Working Groups

Planning

  • The Brazen Demolition of the Corkman Irish Pub – What can we learn?
    This heritage listed pub, formerly known as the Carlton Inn, was illegally demolished by developers over the weekend of 15/16 October.
    page 1
  • Queen Victoria Market Renewal – a Reflection
    How will planning scheme amendments affect the development of the market site
    page 2
  • Planning Applications
    page 4
  • Planning Report
    page 5

Forward Planning

  • Forward Planning Working Group update
    This Working Group has continued on a plan for CRA. The second round of stakeholder consultations has been finished and analysis of the 3 data sets is underway.
    page 5

  REB and Carlton Gardens

  • Project for the protection and promotion of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB) –Project Delivery Fails to Meet Community Expectations’
    In 2012, Museum Victoria (MV) received a Federal Government grant of $20m to be used for the Royal Exhibition Building’s Protection and Promotion Project. There are concerns about the progress of this project.
    page 5
  • Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show – MIFGS Licence renewed
    Council approved a new six year licence (2018 – 2023) subject to satisfactory completion of the 2017 event and all necessary approvals including the grant of a licence to use the Carlton Gardens. In October, CoRBA convened a meeting with the Director, Heritage Victoria (HV) to seek changes to the permit for the 2017 Show and thereafter.
    page 6

 Community News

  • Homelessness Overview
    The City of Melbourne is working hard to reduce homelessness in Melbourne. The Council’s role is as a coordination hub that also provides funding, research and information.
    page 6
  • Omotayo’s visa appeal
    The appeal has met the criteria to be considered directly by the Minister for Immigration.
    page 6
  • Candidates Forum Carlton
    Melbourne City Council Elections 2016
    There was a wide range of issues presented but also some strong, recurring themes.
    page 6
  • The Newly Elected Councillors for the City of Melbourne
    Contact information
    page 7
  • Aboriginal Freedom Fighters Monument Opening
    In 2012 the City of Melbourne committed to funding a public memorial to honour the Aboriginal men.
    page 8
  • At last – a Toy Library for Carlton
    The toy library celebrated its official opening on Saturday 20 August. It’s a wonderful Carlton asset, and now being enjoyed by parents and children from far and wide.
    page 8

 

 

 

 

 

 

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