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Misguided metropolis: Melbourne’s misstep with Queen Victoria Market

May 22nd, 2024 - Richard Grace

As Melbourne embarks on a controversial $1.7 billion development, concerns mount over the impact on its beloved market and urban fabric.


Here come the peds!

April 24th, 2024 - Susan Saunders

“Peds” – remember the signs? “Give Way to Peds” equals pedestrians.

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Residents Forum 3000 welcomes council CEO

March 20th, 2024 - Susan Saunders

The City of Melbourne’s (CoM’s) relatively new CEO Alison Leighton joined residents on March 7 to report on the city’s health and give us some insight into what to expect in months to come.

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The secret lives of worms

February 20th, 2024 - Susan Saunders

Does your building have worms? No, this is not some uncomfortable affliction, it is to do with “saving the planet”. It is all about recycling your building’s day-to-day leftover vegetable matter.

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The city most liveable

January 24th, 2024 - Susan Saunders

Let’s take a philosophical view of life in the city. It does not matter where you live, there will also be the good and the bad. In the Melbourne CBD, this article looks at both, making some suggestions for improvement.

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Live longer, healthier

November 21st, 2023 - Susan Saunders

Residents 3000’s “Forum 3000” in October was about health and wellbeing – a popular topic in our online media. The theme of the recent event was to discuss the difference between “lifespan” and “health-span”.

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Circular thinking for the built environment

October 25th, 2023 - CBD News

“Circularity” is defined as the shift from the wasteful “take-make-consume-discard” common practice to a “cradle-to-cradle” mindset.

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Lively AGM delights CBD residents

September 20th, 2023 - Susan Saunders

Where do you find people gathering to enjoy an AGM? 

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We are humans, we don’t minimise harm by creating harm to others

August 23rd, 2023 - Rafael Camillo

Communities are living organisms that are interconnected and where wellbeing must be considered holistically for successful outcomes. Nowhere is this more evident than in the heart of the city where everything has a greater intensity, vibrancy, and dynamism.

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Greening Guildford Lane

July 26th, 2023 - CBD News

Guildford Lane must be one of the most photographed lanes in the CBD these days. Being photogenic was not the aim. But for a core group of residents, creating a green haven was the necessary response to the towers engulfing us.

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