Wednesday night (14 April 2010) there will be a public meeting at 6pm upstairs at the Elgin Inn for anyone interested in being involved with helping set up a Bendigo Community Bank at West Hawthorn Village or just wanting to know how it works and how the Community benefits.
From the marvellousmelbourne.org website:
JOIN OVER 120 RESIDENT GROUPS FROM CITY, COAST & COUNTRY
TO TELL PREMIER BRUMBY & MINISTER MADDEN:
“We’re mad as hell and we’re not going to take this anymore.”
NO! to stripping away our right to object/appeal. NO! to stripping away council’s planning powers.
Public Meeting at the Clocktower (Town Hall)
750 Mt Alexander Rd. Moonee Valley
Melway Ref.28 J6 Tram 59 ..Airport West from Elizabeth St.
Broadmeadows Train to Moonee Ponds (Sundays for seniors)
SUNDAY 6TH JULY 2.30-4.00pm
1. NEW RESIDENTIAL ZONES.
Will take away our rights to be notified or to object or to appeal about planning applications. Will impose unacceptable heights in all residential areas across Victoria.
2. TAKEOVER OF COUNCIL PLANNING POWERS BY THE STATE has started without any consultation. It starts in certain activity centres and will slowly spread everywhere.
All this development with no increase in public transport or other infrastructure.
MELBOURNE’S LIVABILTY RATING DOWN TO NUMBER 17 AND DROPPING.
Come to the meeting and demand our democratic rights
Organized by a network of community and residential groups across city country coast supporting PLANNING BACKLASH Tel 0401 834 899.