Tag Archives: Heidelberg

Big box shops bad news for PT and local traders

A recent article by Clay Lucas in The Age week featured an announcement by planning minister Matthew Guy to broaden the categories of retailers permitted to trade in “big box” shopping centres. This is bad news for Banyule and the … Continue reading

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Heritage Vic hands down decision on Banyule Homestead

Heritage Victoria have just handed down a decision on the previously reported application for subdivision of the heritage listed Banyule House (c 1845), and for the construction of contemporary town houses in its grounds.

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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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Smart Roads and Activity Centres

By Kevin Biaggini VicRoads and its Smart Roads Policy, Activity Centres and all the other Vested Interests. What it means for US.

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Virtually one of Melbourne’s best kept secrets

A group of enthusiastic Banyule residents met last month to contribute ideas and information that will chronicle one of Banyule’s most valuable environmental assets – the Banyule Flats Virtual Tour, which is designed to increase interest and awareness about this much-loved … Continue reading

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Dr Paul Mees about the North East Link

Friends of Banyule recently had the opportunity for a Q&A session with Dr Paul Mees, Senior lecturer at RMIT University. Dr Mees teaches and researches in the areas of transport planning and statutory planning. Dr Mees is also the author of a … 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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