Do we want a tower on Epsom Road?

Flemington Racecourse development as summarised in Draft Amendment GC40 (Melbourne and Moonee Valley) and Draft Amendment C290 (Melbourne). The development proposal for Flemington Life seeks to rezone two parcels of “surplus”, freehold land adjacent to Flemington Racecourse to allow for residential development and provide commercial, retail and community amenities including a 30-storey tower on Epsom Road. INFO  at Flemington Life and  comments and submissions until 1 March at the latest. For help with your submission or to assist our campaign against this inappropriate development email Chris [email protected]

MetroRail testing in South Kensington

From Monday 1 February to the end of March Childers Street, Tennyson Street, Bakehouse Road and McLennan Drive will have ‘non destructive digging’; a ground surface survey will involve laying a 50-100 metre line of metal probes in JJ Holland Park, near the corner of Ormond and Childers Streets. The small metal probes will be inserted approximately 5cm into the soil at regular intervals, and will collect data by releasing a low electrical current into the soil. Apparently this method is commonly … Continue reading

Australia Day fun and games in our main street

Congratulations to Rick and his team for another fun day, with pretty perfect weather. The Age reported on the Australia Day ceremony and the Day in general, making us pretty proud to be in Kensington. See here. For details on next year’s plans or to help contact [email protected]