Minister refuses to guarantee preservation of Gandolfo Gardens trees

Transport Minister Jacinta Allan evaded the question on preserving the trees in the Gandolfo Gardens. While Minister Allan promises "three times as many trees and plants as are currently in the area", the reality is that new plantings do not replace the environmental services offered by mature trees for many decades. It will take 40-50 … Continue reading Minister refuses to guarantee preservation of Gandolfo Gardens trees

Email templates for politicians and Planning Scheme Amendment

We have put together template guides to do email/letter writing to key political decision makers, and making a submission to the Planning Scheme Amendment. Please personalise these to use. Planning Scheme submissions need to be submitted to LXRP by 5.00pm Friday 2 August 2019.     Email Lizzie Blandthorn and Transport Infrastructure Minister Jacinta Allan … Continue reading Email templates for politicians and Planning Scheme Amendment

Brief summary of feedback sheets from Town Hall meeting attendees

Here is our brief summary of the Town Hall Meeting Feedback Sheets at Coburg Concert Hall, Coburg, 2-4pm 28 July 2019 Hosted by Upfield Corridor Coalition and Moreland Council Common questions/issues Anger frustration about process and absence of info Council to advocate harder Consultation process poor What’s the longer-term vision for the corridor? How does … Continue reading Brief summary of feedback sheets from Town Hall meeting attendees

Residents campaigned for Gandolfo Gardens over 100 years ago, now we need to do so again

The gardens with the mature trees, and the playground equipment around Moreland Station are there because local residents campaigned strongly for these parklands and amenities over 100 years ago, from 1910 to 1911, but also for Coburg Council to do ongoing maintenance well past the initial establishment. Level Crossing Removal Project want to use this … Continue reading Residents campaigned for Gandolfo Gardens over 100 years ago, now we need to do so again