Category Archives: Vic State Election 2010

Banyule Council supports Doncaster Rail

By Ian Hundley On 3 December the Banyule City Council  resolved to support the preferred Eastern Freeway “Express to the City ” alignment for the proposed Doncaster rail service. Advertisements

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Two Melbourne Transport Stories

Here are two competing images of Melbourne’s transport future just a few hundred metres apart on Alexandra Parade in Collingwood and Fitzroy: We have the City of Yarra’s billboard which asks people to campaign for Doncaster rail and  a few … Continue reading

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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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A Decade of Activism

The following post is a news update to members and supporters by Protectors of Public Land’s Secretary Julianne Bell whose group fought tirelessly against the Brumby government to stop a number of proposed road tunnels and freeways through public parklands.

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The State Election, transport and the North East Link

image copyright http://www.danielbowen.com The 2010 state election has seen the defeat of the 11-year-old Labor government and its replacement with a majority Liberal-National Party coalition by the barest of margins. During the election campaign, Friends of Banyule campaigned vigorously against … Continue reading

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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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