Salvation Army needs some Santa Elves

The salvation army are looking for volunteers to help package goods for Christmas. Nominate yourself as a Santa Elf by contacting the Salvation Army and help spread some Christmas cheer.

Not the Apple of my Eye

FEDERATION SQUARE – the People’s civic and cultural space to be re-assigned by corporate giant APPLE. Do Melburnians deserve to be treated like this? A “gift” to Melbourne says Minister Eren – a government happy to dispense with process, happy to push aside the Koori Trust, and happy to have release of plans blocked. What next?    

Queen Vic market urban renewal concept

Queen Victoria Market Precinct Renewal- January information sessions temporary market pavilion

Temporary Market Pavilion for QVM Don’t miss Community’s chance to meet with the Architects, QVM Precinct Renewal Team, and Market Management to chat about this component which will enable traders and shoppers to continue their business as usual during the market re-development. Contact person : January 2017 Information Sessions TEMPORARY MARKET PAVILION PLANNED FOR QUEEN VICTORIA MARKET A planning permit …

Queen Victoria Market

Queen Victoria Market redevelopment

Although CoRBA has not taken a collective viewpoint on the re-development of QVM , some precinct partners have made submissions. CoRBA is pleased to disseminate information and promote public discussion on this very important project investment by MCC Meeting Thursday 11 August 2016 6.30pm at Drill Hall, 26 Therry St, Melbourne    

Melbourne 2014

CoRBA’s 2014 achievements

LOCAL GOVERNMENT DEMOCRACY – electoral reform in the COM A gerrymander in the CoM delivers businesses with two votes and residents with one. CoRBA has waged a decade long struggle to address this injustice. In 2014 the Baillieu/Napthine Government finally undertook a review of electoral processes for local govt. elections- including the CoM.  This was a major and momentous victory …

Melbourne rooftops

Local Government Reform

CoRBA’s submission deals primarily with matters concerning the municipality of the City of Melbourne, although some matters could be extrapolated to other councils. The CoM is the only Victorian municipality governed by its own Act, City of Melbourne Act 2001, as well as the Local Government Act 1989. It is our objective to identify problems in CoM electoral practises, and …

Melbourne Open Spaces

A New Melbourne Planning Strategy

Over the next two years the Victorian Government will be preparing a new metropolitan planning strategy to manage Melbourne’s growth and change. The strategy will contribute to the overall vision for the State including links with regional Victoria. The strategy will help guide Melbourne’s growth and change over the next 30-40 years. It will give communities, businesses and local government …

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Trilogy of Strategies

Urban Forest Strategy The City of Melbourne invites the whole community to have a say on the future of its Urban Forest Strategy. Tell us what you think of the draft strategy and how you would like to see the urban forest targets applied in your local area. The consultation is open from November 2011 until February 2012. Visit …

Who cares, and doesn’t, about Inner Melbourne

CoRBA, representing 19 community and business groups identified key issues of concern to the 90,000 residents, ratepayers and business groups in the City of Melbourne. CoRBA then distributed the 2010 CoRBA State Election survey to all Candidates in the 5 relevant electoral Districts. Candidate responses are included in this file: CoRBA State Election Survey summary 24Nov10   (49Kb) or on this …