Planning

“Vast, empty site”: Disappointment over scrapped Arden hospital plans

“Vast, empty site”: Disappointment over scrapped Arden hospital plans

May 15th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

Community members and a City of Melbourne councillor have expressed disappointment over the state government’s decision to abandon plans for a new hospital in North Melbourne’s Arden precinct, saying it was a missed opportunity.

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Affordable housing proposed on council land

May 15th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

Two council-owned sites in North Melbourne and West Melbourne could be converted into affordable housing under a plan being considered by the City of Melbourne.

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Calls mount to fix dangerous West Melbourne intersection after cyclist struck in hit-run

May 15th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

The community is calling for action to fix a dangerous intersection in West Melbourne after a cyclist was left with serious injuries in a hit-run incident.

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Kensington Rec Centre construction progressing

April 10th, 2024 - Gemma Grant

The Kensington Community Aquatic and Recreation Centre is moving closer to completion, with planned street closures in place this month to accommodate construction.

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Electrical Trades Union hopes to expand with land rezoning

April 10th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

The Electrical Trades Union (ETU) has put forward a proposal to rezone its land to mixed-use so it can expand the offices of its North Melbourne headquarters.

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Ozanam House supporting housing needs of LGBTIQA+ Victorians

April 8th, 2024 - Georgie Atkins

North Melbourne's Ozanam House is at the heart of the Victorian Government initiative “Pride in Place”, which is supporting more than 570 LGBTIQA+ individuals across the state with access to safe and inclusive housing assistance.

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New homes open in North Melbourne 

March 13th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

A $40 million social and affordable housing complex build in North Melbourne has been completed with residents moving into 78 new homes.

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Public housing residents file lawsuit against the state government over housing demolition plan

March 13th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

North Melbourne and Flemington public housing tower residents are taking legal action against the state government for wanting to demolish their homes, alleging their human rights were being disregarded.

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Planning changes proposed for Greystar’s build-to-rent project

March 13th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

A planning application amendment has been submitted for an eight-storey build-to-rent development in Kensington following a change to the project’s architects.

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Parkville job boost after animal health company buys former CSL site

March 6th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

Global animal health company Zoetis Australia has bought a major portion of the former CSL site in Parkville’s biomedical precinct.

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Getting it right in Macauley

Getting it right in Macauley

August 17th, 2022 - Rhonda Dredge
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