Candidate Questionnaires – 2016 Council Elections

It is an election time again, but this time unChain has made the decision not to stand candidates. We have, however, surveyed all candidates and invited them to respond to our questionnaire. Their responses are below. Note that not all candidates submitted responses. Why have we decided not to stand candidates? This is not because we…

The Replacement for Brookes Jetty

Our aim is to get a replacement for Brookes Jetty, that Parks Victoria have just demolished without consultation. This will take at best two or three years because it will have to go through the government’s budget cycle. We have to get both the state government and the Council involved. Council has asked Parks Vic…

Submissions on Acland Street

Council has been working with Public Transport Victoria (PTV) and Yarra Trams to develop an integrated design for Acland Street. Public Transport Victoria and Yarra Trams intend to construct a new level-access tram terminus on Acland Street, to serve Route 96 trams. This has been very controversial. Council has released a draft Masterplan for consultation. It will make…