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VicRoads land sale of open space parkland bordering Merri Creek Trail

VicRoads has declared its intention to sell vacant land linking McBryde street to the Merri Creek parkland in Fawkner.

Sustainable Fawkner strongly believes the State Government should gift this land to Moreland Council to continue to maintain this as open space, and perhaps expand the bordering native grassland reserve into this space. 246 more words

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Fawkner Festa celebrates diversity in Community

On November 12 Fawkner held it’s community festival in CB Smith Reserve. By all accounts a festive occasion with some beautiful summer weather. 40 more words

Events

Counihan Politics and Protest

Thursday evening as I am going to the Counihan Gallery on the tram along Sydney Road. I am thinking about the theme of the exhibition: ‘people – politics – protest’ and Noel Counihan in a cage demonstrating the lack of free speech in 1933. 616 more words

Art Galleries & Exhibitions

Saving native trees in the Darol Ulum College - Evans Reserve land swap

I attended Moreland Council on Wednesday night. One of the items for consideration was the land swap with Darul Ulum College and Evans Reserve. Although I have no in principal objection to the land swap – council will not loose any land as part of Evans Reserve – I am concerned about the seven native trees in part of Evans Reserve that will be swapped. 219 more words

Community

Council rejects development application for Fawkner toxic site

At the Urban Planning Committee last night Council unanimously voted to reject the development application for the toxic site at 102 McBryde Street, Fawkner.

The site owner wanted to erect two 7 metre tall warehouses which would involve drilling 16 holes for the foundations through the clay cap that seals dangerous dioxin contaminated soil. 283 more words

News

Questions on Toxic site raised at Moreland Council

Questions were raised about the Fawkner toxic site in McBryde street at Moreland’s August Council meeting regarding EPA site testing, environmental audits, testing the footpath, and whether all information was provided to planning application objectors. 300 more words

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VicRoads housing sub-division application for Merri Creek site adjacent to toxic site

So we have dioxin contaminated site at 100 and 102 McBryde st, Fawkner, and now VicRoads wants to subdivide 104B McBryde street just north of the contaminated site. 445 more words

Community