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C190 adopted: what does this mean for us?

C190 Planning Scheme After five years and many delays, planning scheme amendment C190 was gazetted by the Planning Minister in late October, implementing new zones and overlays for Macaulay. The implications for North Melbourne and Kensington are significant and Councillor Rohan Leppert had prepared a report that provides a comprehensive, and easily read summary. It is available here: November 2017 Arden Macaulay update

KA meeting and celebrations – Monday 4 December

Kensington Association members are warmly invited to a short end-of-year general business meeting (7.00pm) which will be followed by end-of-year celebratory drinks and eats (8.00pm till stumps) on Monday 4 December at Mr Griffiths Bar (upstairs) in Macaulay Rd. After the meeting (see attached agenda) Mr Griffiths will provide some light finger food and initial libations courtesy of the Association. Members and guests are invited to linger on socialising and celebrating the year’s achievements with their own orders at the … Continue reading

Christmas Toy n’ Food Drive – give now until 18 Dec

Melbourne North Police Station in conjunction with the Melbourne North Police Community Consultative Committee (PCCC) are holding the annual toy and food drive. The local community is asked to donate non-perishable food items/groceries and new toys. Donations will be distributed to local service providers who support those doing it tough at this time of year. Kensington folk can be dropped off items until 18th Dec at Melb North Police Station, Newtons Pharmacy or Kensington Town Hall. Thank you and best … Continue reading

Metro Rail briefing now Tuesday 14th Nov. 7:30pm

Come along to this important briefing where locals can grill the experts and those actually delivering the project.  We thank the Melbourne Metro Rail Authority and contractors for making themselves so accessible. Bring your neighbours and friends to this important briefing session. 7:30pm, Conference Room, Upstairs, Kensington Town Hall, Bellair Street.

November Newsletter out Now

See KA Newsletter November 2017 for this month’s update. Please note. however that the date for the November meeting, featuring the Metro Rail briefing is now TUESDAY 14th November.(still 7:30pm start) upstairs (there is a lift) at Kensington Town Hall.