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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.

The… 508 more words

Healthscope launches campaign to bully residents and Moreland Council over John Fawkner Hospital re-development

This story is a little different from my usual fare. It is about a major Health company – Healthscope – launching a campaign against local residents and Moreland Council for the redevelopment of the John Fawkner private hospital. 1,519 more words


Planting mini-parade through Fawkner streets

In recent weeks we have had a burst of activity in carpentry through collaboration with Urban Bush carpenters enabled by a grant from City of Moreland Council Celebrating Place program. 589 more words


Confessions of a neo-luddite

I have a bit of thing for construction workers.

No, no that kind of thing, what’s wrong with you?  An admiration thing, a respect thing.  Despite the occasional frothing rant over street sweepers and useless machines in general, when I see a yellow vest holding a stop sign I am suddenly five years old again. 337 more words

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