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Council reveals $781 million budget with community projects prioritised

Council reveals $781 million budget with community projects prioritised

May 15th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

$6 million is set to be spent on creating new open spaces and greenery in North and West Melbourne, the City of Melbourne’s $781 million draft budget has revealed.

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Paid parking proposal in Kensington rejected

May 15th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

The City of Melbourne says it will not introduce paid street parking along the trainline near Kensington Station after it was proposed during a community parking review workshop.

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Council accepts call not to pursue public open space next to North Melbourne Town Hall

May 15th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

The City of Melbourne will not pursue plans to create an open space next to the North Melbourne Town Hall after accepting the Department of Transport’s decision to reject the proposal.

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Public space plan next to North Melbourne Town Hall knocked back

April 10th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

A City of Melbourne proposal to create a new public space next to the North Melbourne Town Hall has been knocked back by the state government after concerns were cited over potential traffic impacts.

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City of Melbourne puts state government on notice over Moonee Ponds Creek

April 10th, 2024 - Sean Car

City of Melbourne councillors have lashed the state government for its lack of progress in revitalising the city section of the Moonee Ponds Creek.

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Works under way on Bedford St pocket park

April 9th, 2024 - Gemma Grant

Construction has begun on the new Bedford St pocket park, which will provide an additional 1500 square metres of open space for Kensington residents.

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New neighbourhood pages helping drive community action

March 13th, 2024 - David Schout

Online “neighbourhood portals” for Kensington, North Melbourne and West Melbourne introduced in late 2022 have helped better connect communities, the City of Melbourne has said.

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New open space proposed for Kensington

November 15th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

An old warehouse next to the Moonee Ponds Creek in Kensington could be knocked down and the site turned into a vibrant green space under a City of Melbourne proposal.

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Final plan endorsed to green Roden St

October 11th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

The City of Melbourne has endorsed a final concept plan that will see West Melbourne’s Roden St turned into a welcoming green space.

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Housing crisis prompts council action on short-stays

September 13th, 2023 - Sean Car

The City of Melbourne is the latest Victorian local council looking at doing what it can to mitigate the growing number of short-stay apartments in its municipality in a bid to open the market to more long-term renters in the city.

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Dogs free to have fun

Dogs free to have fun

June 15th, 2022 - North West City News
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