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Comparing Modern Art Oxford

On a recent visit to Oxford I went to the city’s contemporary art gallery Modern Art Oxford (MAO). MAO and my local gallery, the Counihan Gallery in Brunswick are similar kinds of art galleries and yet very different and differences shows the impact of both local and national arts funding priorities on a small contemporary art gallery. 428 more words

Art Galleries & Exhibitions

Coburg Carnivale - on authenticity and robots

This post about Coburg fades in and out of focus because I am jet lagged but read on and forgive me for my omissions and digressions because this is a local story about authenticity… and robots! 532 more words

Culture Notes

Moreland Council endorses Peoples Climate Rally

At the Council meeting on 9th September Moreland Council voted on a motion of Cr Sue Bolton’s to endorse the Peoples climate March on the weekend Friday 27 November to Sunday 29 November 2015. 401 more words


Planting event at end of Jukes Road

Merri Creek Management Committee and Friends of Merri Creek are holding a planting event at the end of Jukes Rd, near Merri Creek this weekend. Much of the creek vegetation has been assisted by regular plantings over the last 50 years to restore a semblance of native habitat along the creek corridor. 120 more words


Sewers and the City

Capitalising on fear of the bubonic plague in 1901 the suburb of Haberfield was built in Sydney. Australia’s first planned model suburb had limited height, there were no pubs and no back lanes. 522 more words


Councils Pressure State and Federal Governments on climate action

local council governments of Hobart (Tas), Fremantle (WA) , Moreland (Vic), Leichhardt (NSW) and Lismore (NSW) have voted to divest from fossil fuels in the last 6 months, with “Lismore” being the most recent after last months announcement. 563 more words


Coburg Town Hall gets a solar makeover

390 solar panels have been installed on the roof of Coburg Town Hall, continuing Moreland City Council’s attempt to reduce their carbon emissions.

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