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At the October 29, 2013 meeting, Manningham Council again raised the issue of the Prevention of Violence Against Women and presented a document called "Manningham Prevention of Violence Against Women Strategy and Action Plan 2013/2017".

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Views: 555 | Added by: Blogger | Date: 01.24.2014

Manningham council recently reduced the size of the heritage overlay over the eastern golf course property. The heritage overlay used to cover the entire property, that is all 116 acres. The new heritage overlay now protects an area of just around 1 acre.

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Views: 602 | Added by: Blogger | Date: 12.10.2013

Like most surveys conducted in the business world today, their real purpose is to prove to your boss that you are doing your job well and they should continue to employ you, or better still, give you a pay rise.

This survey is no different. But what strikes me about this one commissioned by the Department of ... Read more »

Views: 595 | Added by: Blogger | Date: 11.25.2013

It seems when privately owned property has a significant environmental value, the environmental controls on it are rigidly enforced. Yet when there is native vegetation on council land, the council barely does it's job.


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Views: 623 | Added by: Blogger | Date: 11.21.2013

Development overlays are strictly enforced for you and me, but when the council wants to do something, overlays can be surprisingly flexible.


The Heritage Overlay on the Eastern Golf Course Site.

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Views: 972 | Added by: Blogger | Date: 11.13.2013

The Labor state government under John Brumby, with Justin Madden as planning minister, introduced the "Melbourne 2030 and Melbourne @ 5 Million" plan. This plan slated high density development along all train, tram and bus corridors. The goal was for population growth to occur in the existing metropolitan area and remove pressure on green areas on the ... Read more »

Views: 465 | Added by: Blogger | Date: 09.25.2013

There are many topics addressed in the Manningham Community Safety Plan 2013 - 2017, but a main focus is prevention of violence against women.

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Views: 543 | Added by: Blogger | Date: 09.10.2013

Have you received your Council Rates notice for this year? Did you notice that the Manningham Council took a little more money than they should have?

It was only a small amount, about $27 per household. However they will continue to take this amount from you from now on, year after year into the future. And ea ... Read more »

Views: 484 | Added by: Blogger | Date: 08.14.2013

Council rates go up around 4 to 6% each year (see pages 15 and 16 of the Financial Strategy). This increase is nearly twice that of the CPI.

CPI is 2.7% and measures the annual increase in the price of your milk, bread, vegetables, paper, pens and ... Read more »

Views: 378 | Added by: Blogger | Date: 08.13.2013

Please refer to Manningham Council's 'Council Plan 2012-2017' and 'Financial Strategy 2013-2023' documents.


How does our council plan it's finances?

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Views: 360 | Added by: Blogger | Date: 08.13.2013

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