Derby Street Improvements Planned

Planned to start in late February 2014 and to take approximately 12 weeks to complete, the City of Melbourne Engineering Services Branch will undertake works to improve road safety and amenity at the intersection of Derby Street and Ormond Street. We have an opportunity to comment on the plan by 5pm Friday 6 December. You can complete the feedback form online by visiting OR email your comments to  More information in the pdf What works? STAGE 1 INTERSECTION WORKS … Continue reading

meeting, meeting, info session, market : A busy week ahead

Diary dates for this week Monday 11th November  7:30-9:30 Kensington Association General Meeting, Holy Rosary School Hall. (Greening Kensington – that’s plants, not politics) Tuesday 12th November 6.30 pm Estonian House, 43 Melville Road, Brunswick West. Hear about the Comprehensive Impact Statement for the East West Link as Moreland Council launches its activity against the project. Wednesday 13th November 5:30-8:30pm MelbourneTown Hall. See the East West Link Comprehensive Impact Statement display. Sunday 17th November 10am to 3pm Kensington Art and Crafts … Continue reading

South Kensington Station preens its feathers

Thanks to the Regional Rail Link project, and a number of parties, including our Kensington Association community representatives, South Kensington station entry today celebrated the installation of a fabulously colourful mural featuring bright birds and views of the city. Check it out next time you are jogging around JJ Holland Park or allow an extra minute of two in your race for the train.

Derby Day Rally – a winner

The hard work of the Flemington Association, for the no East West Link Campaign paid off on Derby Day. Elliott Avenue was adorned with signs by the Royal Park group some of whom then joined the Racecourse Road action. Banners were witty and informative – and the sunny day made the two hour stand easier. Thanks to the Kensington stalwarts who joined over 100 citizens to express our concerns in regard to the East West Link. Thanks to those who drove pasr and … Continue reading