Tag Archives: Matthew Guy

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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Posted in Activity Centres, Baillieu Government, Bus Services in Banyule, Car Dependency, Investment in Rail, Public Transport, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Planning Minister Guy and the NE Link Project

By Ian Hundley Planning Minister and Northern Metropolitan Province MP, Matthew Guy, has recently written to Friends of Banyule

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Posted in Baillieu Government, Banyule Flats, Car Dependency, Doncaster Rail, Hurstbridge rail line, Investment in Rail, Metro Trains, Ne-Link Freeway, Public Transport, Road Lobby, SmartBus, Trains, Uncategorized, Vic Roads | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

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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Posted in Baillieu Government, Banyule Flats, Car Dependency, Heidelberg School, Investment in Rail, Ne-Link Freeway, Population Growth, Public Transport, Seat of Ivanhoe, Trains, Uncategorized, Urban Growth Boundary, Vic Roads, Warringal Conservation Society | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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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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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Posted in Baillieu Government, Car Dependency, Ne-Link Freeway, Population Growth, Public Transport, Seat of Ivanhoe, Urban Growth Boundary, Vic State Election 2010 | Tagged , , | 1 Comment