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ARSON FEAR IF HIGH RISK CLADDING MADE PUBLIC

Apartment towers fitted with high-risk cladding could become a target for arsonists or terrorists if their locations across Melbourne are revealed, the city’s fire service warns. This warning comes as authorities complete testing to confirm the make-up of cladding on Spencer Street’s NEO 200 tower, rated a low risk, caught fire earlier this year causing […]

HIGH DENSITY PLANNED IN MANNINGHAM STREETS

HIGHER BUILDINGS IN COURTS AND SIDE STREETS New regulations will now require council to address the uncertainty and confusion created by its stubborn refusal to prescribe the number of storeys to be achieved within its mandatory height limits. This is welcome news for community groups, whose previous requests for similar reform had been ignored by Council, […]

SAVING OF BACKYARDS AND BOOSTING LIVABILITY?

Garden Area Or Open Space? What Is The Difference?  “An uncovered outdoor area of a dwelling or residential building normally associated with a garden. It includes open entertaining areas, decks, lawns, garden beds, swimming pools, tennis courts and the like. It does not include a driveway, any area set aside for car parking, any building […]