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Royal Park – No Place for a Hotel

ROYAL PARK PROTECTION GROUP INC Royal Park Protection Group (RPPG) members and supporters, together with representatives from 7 other inner Melbourne community organisations and Parkville community members, attended a large meeting –over 60 attended – held by Department of Health staff on 20 July 2011 for a briefing on “Stage 2” of the new Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH). The photo …

City of Melbourne Electoral Review

City of Melbourne Electoral Review – Background

City of Melbourne Electoral Representational Review – Backgrounder After a long CoRBA campaign to achieve electoral reform in the City of Melbourne, we are finally to have our first Electoral Representation Review (ERR). The ERR aims to ensure that there is fair and equitable representation in the City of Melbourne. Now let’s tell the government what we want! We encourage all residents …

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Ken Ong Claims Voter Review Bans Migrants

CHRIS HINGSTON Fairfax Media MELBOURNE City councillor Ken Ong has questioned the motivation behind a push to broaden electoral reform in the municipality. Cr Ong said he had “serious concerns” about one of the proposed changes, which he claims would discriminate against overseas residents. In a rare move, Cr Ong last week made a personal statement to the Future Melbourne …

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Electoral Reform Racist?

Ken Ong claims voter review bans migrants MELBOURNE City councillor Ken Ong has questioned the motivation behind a push to broaden electoral reform in the  municipality. Cr Ong said he had “serious concerns” about one of the proposed changes, which he claims would discriminate against overseas residents. In a rare move, Cr Ong last week made a personal statement to …

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CoRBA leads the charge to restore Democracy in the City of Melbourne

The Coalition of Residents & Business Associations (CoRBA-Melbourne) brings together Resident and Business associations across the City of Melbourne. We call on the Premier, John Brumby, and Local Member Bronwyn Pike and the Melbourne City Council to restore DEMOCRACY AND GOOD GOVERNANCE to the City. We believe that a full review of council elections is appropriate and justified in view …

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CoRBA Electoral Reform Submission

CoRBA Submission to Council  (Click here to view the Submission) – •The Motion passed February 22, 2011: •Then the  amended  much stronger and more specific Motion as requested by CoRBA 7.1 Notice of Motion: Electoral Review, City of Melbourne The purpose of this notice of motion was to recommend an electoral review of the City of Melbourne. Moved: Cr Oke …