Politics

Greens romp home for a fifth consecutive term in Melbourne

Greens romp home for a fifth consecutive term in Melbourne

May 25th, 2022 - Sean Car

Greens leader and Melbourne MP Adam Bandt enjoyed his best Federal Election yet on May 21, winning a fifth consecutive term with an increased percentage of the primary vote, while his party expanded its presence in the House of Representatives.

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Greenline, Queen Victoria Market headline the council’s draft budget as rate rise returns

May 25th, 2022 - David Schout

A record infrastructure spend will see the City of Melbourne pump $50 million and $40 million respectively into the Queen Victoria Market renewal and landmark Greenline project over the next 12 months, in a 2022-23 draft budget that signalled a return to rate rises for locals.

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What the election result means for the City of Melbourne

May 25th, 2022 - CBD News

It was Prime Minister Paul Keating who once said, “when you change the government, you change the country”. He was right, of course. But after this year’s federal election, you can also add “and you change the city too”.

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No new funds for CBD revival, injecting room in latest state budget

May 25th, 2022 - David Schout

The Victorian Government’s latest budget contains no new funding for post-pandemic business recovery in the CBD, or any commitment to a proposed safe injecting facility.

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Doing queue time

May 25th, 2022 - Rhonda Dredge

CBD residents were forced to queue for 90 minutes at polling booths on Saturday at an election that won’t be forgotten in a hurry.

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Skilling owners’ corporations

Skilling owners’ corporations

October 28th, 2020 - CBD News
Begging program concludes

Begging program concludes

October 3rd, 2015 - CBD News
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