Nightingale Village held its latest information session at Federation Square on Monday night. Speaking to a full-house, the Nightingale team and each architects delivered a fantastic overview of the Nightingale Village vision, the Bauguppen concept and a showcase of the preliminary designs for each of the seven apartment buildings that will make up the village. The apartment buildings will be clustered along Duckett street in Brunswick, and they will include many progressive
Having lived Melbourne’s inner west for close to 25 years, I have seen many remarkable changes. Old industrial areas along the Maribyrnong River have been renewed, run-down shopping strips have come back to life and there has been a proliferation of cafes, restaurants and bars. Further out west, the Regional Rail link project has created new train stations, and suburbs like Caroline Springs have delivered quality local parkland, schools and services alongside housing growth.
The Victorian Government has announced that three new Regional Parks will be delivered in Melbourne’s growth corridors: Werribee Township Regional Park, Kororoit Creek Regional Park and Clyde Regional Park. The Clyde Regional Park will be adjacent to the future Clyde Park Sports Precinct on Ballarto Road and Muddy Gates Lane. This Regional Park was previously shown to be within the McPherson PSP. A PAO is proposed to be placed on the land via Amendment GC99. The Minister for
Infrastructure Contributions for greenfield areas is about to change again. The Public Land Act, intended to come into effect on 2 July, will impact the preparation of new infrastructure contributions plans as well as a few already approved Infrastructure Contributions Plans. The purpose of the Public Land Act is to improve the method for securing public purpose land (including land for roads, community facilities and open space) by allowing a direct transfer to Council rathe