c190 panel hearings over – report expected October

At the C190 July Panel Hearing sessions┬áKensington was well-represented by not only the Kensington Association and Friends of Moonee Ponds Creek but also residents from both sides of Macaulay Road. Most impressive was our facts-man who questioned population density projections. Council, in its summary, acknowledged this and seemed to share our disgust at land owners and developers who utterly ignored population projections, just keen to get as many floors as possible onto their site. It is a great pity that … Continue reading

Roads and noise submit soon

There are only two weeks left before the consultation regarding the VicRoads Traffic Noise Reduction Policy closes on September 13th. Sadly befor we have specific data of our own across Kensington. Nonetheless, feedback and ideas are important at this stage of the review of this policy. In NSW sound readings are taken at the level where the sound will be worse – here it is at ground level despite decades of elevated roads. Readings are NOT 24 hour, giving unreal … Continue reading