Category Archives: Planning in Melbourne

East West Link will be as disastrous as the desal deal:

In an insightful article in The Age (Victorian desal plant and east-west link disasters are off the rails; 25/11) senior columnist Kenneth  Davidson was scathing in his analysis of the East-West Link project, due to its funding and a lack … 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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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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Planning for Melbourne’s Future

By Dennis O’Connell The Victorian Government is currently conducting a major review of planning policy and controls across Melbourne, the most comprehensive for some time and one which will have far-reaching impact on the way

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