Community meeting 24 Jan – Newmarket trees

About 80 people attended the meeting this morning.

Here’s what I, Rose, said at the meeting this morning. Jennie from the Flemington Association and Felicity from the National Trust also spoke. The Mayor and ward councillors responded to questions.

We will meet again at 5pm today for an update and to hear whether we need to be vigilant tonight to #SaveRed.

Acting on climate change in Moonee Valley

From the safety of Moonee Valley, most of us have watched the fires consuming Australian bushland, towns and wildlife with horror and a sense of helplessness.
This year on the MVBlog, I will be prioritising the documentation of the ways in which we are addressing climate change in Moonee Valley.
This post is a brief summary of where we are at currently.

Various issues at Moonee Valley

Apologies for not being able to ‘blog’ this week’s Council meeting. A few issues arose from the meeting that are worth covering in a slightly different way. I’ve already written about the Notice of Motion seeking a policy for dealing with complaints about the CEO, and my uncertainty about how this proposal integrated with state-wide…

Flemington Hub community meetings

A few things have happened this week regarding the Flemington Community Hub.

There was a Flemington Neighbourhood Advisory Group meeting on Wednesday. On Thursday, a meeting was held by young community members.

New MVCC Planning Scheme Hearing

A new Moonee Valley Planning Scheme has been the subject of a two-day Planning Panels hearing.

Key issues raised included the work still outstanding on the 13 neighbourhood plans, and the absence of clear guidance on housing growth and related zoning while this work remains incomplete.