Month: July 2012

Water Need, Costs, Alternatives.

Just how important will the water contribution of the proposed Doncaster sewage treatment plant be?       Less than 0.1% of the Desal Plant… And at what cost? It has been superceded by the Desal, & you are already paying for that. Three details worthy of note below: EPA residential Buffer zones around this site are 200m […]

THE NEW PLANS FOR MELBOURNE

Breaking News.. Some good info from Mary Drost, as discussed earlier, this is likely to intermingle / coincide with the DD08 C96 High density plans Manningham are part way through –  we do need to make our views heard… HERE IT IS  –  THE NEW PLANS FOR MELBOURNE The Department of Planning & Community Development […]

EPA guidelines say Don’t

Further confirmation that the Doncaster Sewer plant is proposed in the wrong place… this was sent in by Stephen. Reading Yarra Valleys Waters application to the EPA (dated May 2012) seeking approval for the Doncaster Hill Treatment Plant, raises more questions, than answers. Buffer zones are designed to protect inappropriate land uses from colliding. Nothing […]

New State Residential Zones

So where does it leave Manningham ? We are in the Midst of our High Density Growth Zone Planning Review… and Now the State Gov brings in it’s new mix of the whole zoning thing… Well the State may change the name, but there is still a focus of growth in the areas around activity […]

Stop the sewage in the park

You can help sort this out – easily. this just in from Fiona, one of the Key organisers against this proposed plant. Hi Everyone, I would just like to thank all those who came to the protest – what a success – 3aw, ch7 and ch10 coverage! Check out this video on YouTube of channel […]

In A Stink – Protest

Protest 12.30, 9/7/12 at Manningham Council Offices . Today saw the Channel 10 coverage of a community rally against the sewage plant proposed by Council and Yarra Valley Water at the Tram Road reserve just 25m from established residences. Congratulations to Fiona, Ming, Steve on their presentations to the Applewood community. Thanks Also to the […]

Thiele St Clogged

Another 100 ?  apartments for Traffic Clogged Thiele St. Thiele St Doncaster Already has an unfair lot of traffic issues for a side street. High School access from Doncaster Rd. Limited Parking. Restricted Views, dangerous blind spots. Both way traffic, and one lane to use. Now there is a proposed 55 Apartments at No2, 4 […]