Author Archives: Friends of Banyule Inc

About Friends of Banyule Inc

President & Public Officer of Friends of Banyule Inc, a community not- for-profit organisation to enhance and protect the environmental assets of Banyule City. Currently fighting the proposed NE Link freeway through one of inner Melbourne's most ecologically sensitive areas and historical areas.

Banyule Wetlands

Originally posted on Andrew Friend Photography:
Hi everyone, Recently I visited the Banyule Flats Reserve, which has a large lake and wetlands area close to the Melbourne CBD. It was an interesting area full of bird life. Unfortunately I didn’t…

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Benefits of Doncaster Rail – What’s in it for Banyule Residents?

By Ian Hundley and Marion Ware We need to support the Doncaster Rail and campaign against the East West Tollway. Once the latter is built the North East Tollway through pristine Banyule parklands will swiftly follow suit. What are the … Continue reading

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Opposition to $8 billion EW tollway tunnel continues to grow

Earlier this month representatives from Friends of Banyule attended a meeting of the former CTAG (Coalition of Transport Action Groups) at the Collingwood Elderly Citizens Hall.

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Oops we posted the wrong article

Dear Friends of Banyule blog followers, Yesterdays post taken from an article in the Herald Sun was posted in error. We have removed it from our blog. Of course we do not support the EW link!

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Bolin and the Yarra – Connecting with nature

Originally posted on banyuleblogboard:
October  11 to November 5 Sculpture, ceramic and botanical art by artists including -Sally Armfield , Glenn England , Paul Kalemba , Emma Kelly , Lene Kuhl Jakobsen, Joel Medley, Meredith Plain, Giuseppe Raneri   This exhibition…

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The Age: This is not a plan. It is a hoax driven by money

Victoria’s most senior bureaucrat, Andrew Tongue, recently said that the Victorian government could not control the number or type of apartment towers in Melbourne because of a need for foreign capital.

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VCAT decision – Banyule House

The Victorian Civil & Administrative Tribunal (VCAT), issued a decision on 23rd September 2012, in the matter of Banyule House; an appeal against a decision by Council to refuse an application by Banyule Management Ltd to subdivide the National Trust … Continue reading

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