New neighbourhood zones – submission to Council

The state government’s introduction of the biggest changes to planning zones in 30 years should enable Councils to identify the areas that are appropriate for more intensive development and those that are not. The new system has three residential zones: General Residential Zone (GRZ), Neighbourhood Residential Zone (NRZ) and Residential Growth Zone (RGZ). The Port…


unChain Newsletter – March Quarter 2014

The March Quarter unChain Newsletter is now available. The newsletter covers the following topics: State Election in November The unChain questionnaire of candidates New General Managers Neighbourhood Zones Yarra Trams proposal for Acland St Forum on Fitzroy St The St Kilda Triangle Rebuilding the Stokehouse St Kilda Festival Fishermans Bend Urban Renewal Area Port Melbourne: Waterfront…


Fishermans Bend Consultation Submission

unChain made a submission to Places Victoria on the Draft Vision & Interim Design Guidelines for the Fishermans Bend Urban Renewal Area as part of the community consultation process. Read unChain’s submission

Tram in Acland Street

Alternative options for the 96 tram in Acland Street

Yarra Trams and Public Transport Victoria (PTV) have plans for the 96 tram route that have issues relating to traffic management, removal of trees and car parking, and impacts on local traders and residential amenity. These led Council and PTV to set up a Community Reference Group for Acland Street to explore alternative options. Background…