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About cara.residents

On behalf of residents of Collingwood and Abbotsford, our purpose is to maintain and develop our community, its amenity and the environment, and plan to provide a safe and vibrant neighbourhood.

Walmer Street Update: Letter to Minister Wynne urging Design Review Panel

This letter to Minister Richard Wynne sent on 11 July 2016, urges that he request the Victorian Government Architect to convene a Design Review Panel to review and resolve design issues associated with the Walmer street/ bridge, affecting commuters (pedestrians and … Continue reading

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Plot holders raise governance concerns at Collingwood Children’s farm

Open letter to the Collingwood Children’s Committee of Management regarding governance issues associated with the development of the Master Landscape Plan for the Farm by landscape architects Phillip Johnson Landscapes, from the Farm Plots Subcommittee. The letter provides a formal … Continue reading

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What’s happening with Walmer Street?

Residents, cyclists and pedestrians using the Walmer Street bridge, Abbotsford to access Victoria Gardens shopping centre (to the south) and Yarra Park Bend and Kew (to the north) have several reasons to be VERY worried about the proposed Salta developments on both … Continue reading

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Follow the East West Link blog

It’s taken a very clever little video to inspire us to return here to post on the campaign to stop the East West Link. It’s a great way to explain the complexities of the ‘Business Plan’ for the Tollway and … Continue reading

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Meet the Candidates for Langridge ward of Yarra Elections

Here at CARA Central we need to revise our blogging skills and next Tuesday’s forum provides a perfect opportunity for that! Please join us for an informal and friendly round of speeches (short) and question time to get to know … Continue reading

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Dights Falls weir Open Day

A few of us took up the invite to get a guided tour of the Dights Falls weir reconstruction project this Saturday, 14 April 2012. The Chief Engineer and the Communications Manager at Melbourne Water gave us the lowdown. Photos … Continue reading

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Eddington’s East West Freeway Again Menaces Melbourne

Letter writing time again! We didn’t expect to have to revisit this campaign. Follow the links at the end of the article to the newspaper stories and consider voicing your opinion to this Government too.

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