Attached is the CoRBA submission regarding the Local Government Act Review. Basically, it’s a ‘refreshed’ version of our last two submissions.
Management Plan for the UNESCO World Heritage site of the REB/Carlton Gardens is due for review next year
In 2013, CoRBA together with Friends of The Royal Exhibition Building & Carlton Gardens (FREBCG) lobbied the then Planning Minister Matthew Guy to formalise the required Management Plan, for protection of this site. Both resident groups are pursing the review now imminent in 2020. The Management Plan for the UNESCO World Heritage site of the REB/Carlton Gardens is due for …
Election Reform 2019
Representatives of Corba are meeting with the adviser to the Special Minister for State (Gavin Jennings) and we recently met with the Minister for Local Government (Adem Somyurek) to discuss our concerns regarding local government reform in general and the City of Melbourne in particular. The meeting went well and the Minister was attentive to our concerns. Attached is the …
Adam Bandt re-elected
Congratulations Adam Bandt – welcome back to representing us Melburnians in Canberra!
The Melbourne Observatory
The Astronomical Society of Victoria’s disquiet with the current Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria’s management of the Observatory site ASV’s concerns the Age article The Memorandum of Understanding between the Management parties of the Observatory
School’s out over Climate Change
school children’s rally about Climate Change in Melbourne
Call to Parties
FMC meeting on 19/03/2019 Agenda Item7 was a “Call to Parties”. Council adopted our Call To Parties on Tuesday night this week, including advocacy on aircraft noise over inner Melbourne.
tallest tower on the smallest plot?!
CoRBA has joined with Friends of the Royal Exhibition Building & Carlton Gardens (FREBCG) in hopefully protecting the special heritage place from such a development. You may have noticed the site – forming an apex between Latrobe and Victoria Streets opposite the WH REB & Carlton Gardens. As far as we know for this 330 metre tower 18 metres wide …
OAM awarded to Cr Jackie Watts
Corba congratulates Councillor Jackie Watts on being awarded an OAM for service to the community. The Order of Australia is the principal means of recognising outstanding members of the community at a national level and nominations are encouraged from all members of the Australian public. The Order of Australia was established in 1975 by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Prior …
Corba submission: MIFGS objection
The “Friends of the Royal Exhibition Building & Carlton Gardens” ( FREBCG), together with Fitzroy Residents’ Association (FRA) and CoRBA, have made a submission to Heritage Victoria outlining our objections to the current permit application by The Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show (MIFGS) for use of the Unesco World Heritage Carlton Gardens in March 2019. This is the 23rd …