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May 2015

FOREIGN BUYERS RAISING THE BAR IN DONCASTER

The Government’s proposal to impose a foreign ownership property tax had not impeded overseas investment in Doncaster. The tax is now being reviewed after it emerged there were potentially unintentional consequences for first home buyers and larger developer companies that have significant foreign ownership. A property at 21 Clay Drive, Doncaster (931 M2), recently sold at […]

DONCASTER HILL PED&CYCLE PLAN ABANDONED

Despite being endorsed by Councillors and approved by council engineers, after years of promoting the shared path circuit plan with expensive brochures and consultation etc., Manningham council had abandoned the scheme in 2009 due to safety concerns thought to have arisen from the excessive slopes of the area. Unfortunately all that is left of the […]

Japanese Ingenuity – Save your plastic – Run your Car, Heat your House.

Man Invents machine to turn household WASTE plastic into oil, IN YOUR HOME ! And save 80% of CO2 Emissions compared to burning the rubbish. When an invention like this is already up and working why don’t our governments have them installed everywhere….instead of taxing  us  on emissions? Japanese Ingenuity — Save your plastic, bags, foam, bottles, wrappers […]

CITIES ON THE VERGE OF A LIGHT RAIL REVIVAL

“Light Rail Transit (LRT) provides cities with a high quality, medium-capacity public transport technology with higher performance, capacity and passenger comfort than traditional street Bus and Tram systems, but at lower per-kilometre capital cost than heavy rail” by Scott Martin, Track Signal Magazine The Victorian Transport Action Group’s (VTAG) detailed plan for a Doncaster Light Rail […]