Monthly Archives: February 2011
Here is our submission to Heritage Victoria – you can adjust the way to View the document by selecting Scroll, Book or Slide mode.
City of Yarra has just published a fact sheet explaining Council’s role in the planning process associated with the proposed new school building at the Abbotsford Convent. It’s certainly not too soon because there was speculation around that Council had … Continue reading
It was a particularly busy day in St Heliers Street today: Second Saturday Farmers’ Market shoppers vying for car parks with participants in the Writers’ Festival at the Abbotsford Convent. Along the street was a line of Sophia Mundi Steiner … Continue reading
We have been advised that an extension of time has been granted till 23 February to lodge submissions/ objections to the proposed new building on St Mary’s paddock. We are now calling on all residents and concerned members of the … Continue reading
What a shame that, after the wonderfully successful community campaign to preserve the buildings AND open spaces around the Abbotsford Convent, a grab for land has been revealed to us in a most awkward way. The Age exposed secret plans … Continue reading
CARA was born in 2002 out of the realisation, during the community campaign to save the Abbotsford Convent that Abbotsford and Collingwood lacked a representative group capable of dealing with governmental bodies on local issues. Since then we’ve contributed to … Continue reading