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December 2014

SEWER PLANT WOULD HAVE STYMIED SALE OF EGC

“waste water was to be harvested from the trunk sewage main at the golf course” Sewer Mine & Treatment Plant (550-650 Kl/d) Storage Tank (1 ml)  &  Pumping Station The Manningham -Yarra Valley Water proposal, to locate a sewer mining plant on the Eastern Golf Club land, was the result of a MOU between the two […]

RESIDENT WANTS STOREYS LIMITED IN SCHEDULE

A recent Vcat decision has prompted calls for council’s height to storey policy in the Municipal Strategic Statement (MSS), be clearly prescribed in the DDO8 Schedule like other councils. Heights-in-Kingston-43_02s19_king      Heights-in-Boroondara-Activity-Centre-Schedule      Bayside The MSS policy in regard to storeys in sub- precincts A & B, is as follows; Only two storey developments will […]

COUNCIL MUST LOWER HEIGHT FOR TWO STOREYS

The concerns there would be overdevelopment on small blocks after Manningham Council refused to amend the DDO8 schedule and prescribe a lower  height than ten metres for two storey developments, in precinct B or on smaller sites in precinct A, now appear justified after Council had its decision to reject a three storey proposal at 88 […]

DONCASTER MONORAIL A VIABLE TRANSPORT LINK

HIGH SPEED MONORAIL TO SOUTHERN CROSS STATION Eight-carriage trains every three minutes: Providing the long-awaited high-capacity public transport link to Doncaster from the Melbourne CBD. The following travel time is likely: Flinders Street – Doncaster Hill: About 18 km in 18 minutes. (Click on Photos to enlarge) Beats the Doncaster Rail Option: The high capacity monorail is more […]

NOBBLED FIRB CREATING RECORD HOUSE PRICES

FIRB IN LIMBO AS FIRST HOME BUYERS ARE FORCED TO CITY FRINGES    Foreign Investment Review Board, under the control of politicians and bureaucrats and not equipped to curb foreign investment in established properties, is forcing housing prices out of reach of local purchasers. The Australian has revealed that the FIRB had not prosecuted a single […]