Category Archives: Seat of Ivanhoe

The issues around the Ivanhoe Structure Plan

By Dennis O’Connell Local Structure Plans originally emerged under Melbourne 2030 and related Planning Scheme amendments including VC71 (providing for development along transport corridors and activity centres), as part of planning policy under the previous government.

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Activity centre development in Ivanhoe: Some food for thought

By Ian Hundley The City of Banyule’s recently released draft Ivanhoe Structure Plan covers the Ivanhoe Shopping Centre, surrounding commercial, civic and residential areas as well as the Ivanhoe and Darebin railway station precincts. The draft plan is generating a … Continue reading

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Posted in Activity Centres, Baillieu Government, Car Dependency, Heritage, Investment in Rail, Population Growth, Public Transport, Seat of Ivanhoe, Trains, Urban Growth Boundary, Walking in Banyule | 3 Comments

The Coalition government and the NE Link

On Wednesday 11th May members of the Friends of Banyule Steering Committee met with Edward O’ Donohue, Parliamentary Secretary for Transport. Mr O’Donohue had agreed to come to Heidelberg to meet us on site at the Old Shire Offices and … Continue reading

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Freeway Madness!

By Vivienne Ortega Our parklands are under threat!  Hundreds of kilometres of new freeways and expanded roads would be built across Melbourne over the next 30 years, under plans revealed

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Will the Urban Growth Boundary really shrink?

Not long after joining with the then Labor government to expand Melbourne’s Urban Growth Boundary by 43,600 hectares, the Liberal-National Party coalition¬† has now held forth the prospect that the government might shrink it in future.

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Weekend Information Stalls

    This weekend’s Friends of Banyule info stall was held by Dennis, Toni, Roland and David in the popular location at Leo’s Supermarket in Heidelberg. Friends of Banyule have been busy running stalls in multiple locations on weekends. The … Continue reading

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