Politics

City of Melbourne elections: who’s staying, who’s going?

City of Melbourne elections: who’s staying, who’s going?

November 21st, 2023 - Sean Car

It sounds a bit cliché to proclaim, “the next term of council could be the most important ever for the City of Melbourne”. After all, every new term of local government is as important as the last.

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Traffic “mayhem” at Queen Vic Market causes angst as council seeks extension to permit

November 21st, 2023 - Brendan Rees

Road traffic woes stemming from renewal works to Queen Victoria Market may drag out further after the City of Melbourne requested to extend a five-year Heritage Victoria permit for various projects.

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City Library set for makeover, with new spaces for the whole community

November 21st, 2023 - Brendan Rees

The CBD’s much-loved City Library is set to undergo a major revamp, creating a more inviting and modern space.

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Lord Mayor off to Dubai for climate change conference

November 21st, 2023 - Brendan Rees

Lord Mayor Sally Capp is set to jet off to Dubai to meet with companies that can “progress commercial opportunities” in support of climate resilience back home.

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Renters getting a rough go under Labor

November 21st, 2023 - Evan Mulholland

If you’ve had the misfortunate of attending a rental inspection in Melbourne, you’re not alone.

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Councillor: absence of CBD polling booths for voting in referendum, elections “not good enough”

October 25th, 2023 - Georgie Atkins

Local residents were forced to travel to polling centres outside the CBD to vote in the Voice to Parliament referendum on October 14 due to a lack of available polling centres.

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Council frozen out by government on liquor changes

October 25th, 2023 - David Schout

Calls for clarification on new late-night venue rules, and what it could mean for CBD residents, are being ignored by the state government.

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Council executive steps down amid conflict-of-interest concerns

October 25th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

A high-ranking City of Melbourne staff member has announced they will step down from their role after declaring they were “ready to move on” less than three years into their term.

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Community devastated by Israel-Palestine conflict

October 25th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

Melbourne’s Israeli and Palestinian communities have shared stories of despair and heartbreak as they grapple with the escalating violence.

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No call yet on Greenline cyclists, construction due to start in April 2024

September 20th, 2023 - David Schout

The City of Melbourne is still considering whether Northbank’s transformation will be cyclist-free, as construction is set to begin after 2024’s Moomba.

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