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New open space proposed for Kensington

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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A new community centre is coming to North Melbourne

August 16th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

North Melbourne will soon be home to a new community hub as the City of Melbourne looks to meet the diverse needs of the area’s fast-growing population.

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Bottle-shop set to open as bar in North Melbourne

August 16th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

A North Melbourne bottle shop is set to open its doors as a bar under a proposal expected to be supported by the City of Melbourne.

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New green space proposed for Roden St in West Melbourne 

June 14th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

The City of Melbourne has proposed a plan to add more green space along Roden St, West Melbourne, with the community invited to have its say.

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New options explored for public space along Errol, Queensberry streets in North Melbourne

May 17th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

The City of Melbourne has proposed four different scenarios for the creation of a new public space next to the North Melbourne Town Hall.

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Council sells off North Melbourne property, formerly home to health services

May 17th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

The City of Melbourne has sold off a building in North Melbourne, as well as two other “underutilised” buildings in the municipality that formerly provided community services.

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Council budget “big on delivery”

May 17th, 2023 - Sean Car

The City of Melbourne has drafted a record $850.7 million budget for the 2023/24 financial year, despite posting an increased deficit as it forecasts a return to surplus in the 2025/26 financial year.

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New linear park for West Melbourne gets tick of approval

May 17th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

The City of Melbourne has endorsed plans for a linear park in West Melbourne, which the council says addresses concerns about loss of parking, safety for all road users, and traffic management.

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